The Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship 2021 ( Research Students )

The Government of Japan is inviting applications for Japanese Government Scholarships from citizens of Barbados who wish to study at Japanese universities under the Japanese Government (MEXT) to pursue a master’s, doctoral or professional graduate programme.


  • Barbadian nationals under the age of 35 (born on or after April 2, 1986).
  • Applicants must be in possession of a university degree and willing to learn Japanese for six months at the beginning of the research study.

Benefits include:

  • Stipend
  • Paid tuition
  • One (1) return air ticket

Successful students may choose to begin their studies in September or October 2021 to March 2023.

Application forms and further information can be obtained at

or at

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




Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training