Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Programme 2021

The Embassy of Japan in Barbados is pleased to announce that it is now open for applications to the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for 2021.

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan, through the Embassy of Japan in Barbados, is offering scholarships to Barbadians who wish to study at universities in Japan as Research Students.

Thisis a great opportunity for individualswho wish to study in Japan. There are several Barbadians who have previously received this scholarship and successfully pursued their studies in Japan.

The scholarship period is from September or October 2021 to March 2023 which includes six months of intensive Japanese language training. During this period, students will enrol in a master’s, doctoral or a professional graduate course or may engage in non-degree research study. Benefits include a monthly stipend, paid tuition and one return ticket.

Applicants must be Barbadian nationals, born on or after April 2,1986 in principle, in possession of at least a university degree and willing to learn Japanese language. Detailed application information is available online at:


For further details, please contact the Embassy of Japan in Barbados.

The Embassy of Japan
Building 2,
Ground Floor,
Chelston Park,
Collymore Rock,
St. Michael,

Tel: 1-246-538-5700


URL : https://www.bb.emb-japan.go.jp/itprtop_en/index.html