MEXT Scholarship Program 文部科学省 国費外国人留学生奨学金(大使館推薦)/MEXT Scholarship Program

MEXT Scholarship Program

The MEXT Scholarship [Embassy Recommendation] is offered to non-Japanese individuals living overseas who wish to study in Japan. This Scholarship is sponsored by the "Monbukagakusho" or the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). All application procedures for this scholarship are conducted through Japanese Embassy, Consulate General in your countries. The primary screening (document screening, written examination, and interview) is conducted at the Japanese diplomatic offices in your country. After the primary screening, in consultation with the MEXT's selection committee and the university, the recipients are determined. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must first pass the primary screening conducted by the local Japanese Embassy or Consulate General. For further information, please refer to the MEXT's website below.

The MEXT Scholarship Students (research students) through Japanese Embassy Recommendation in 2021 


1. Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship Program : Application procedure and Schedule

Candidates who have passed the primary screening of the MEXT Scholarship Students (research students) through Japanese Embassy Recommendation in 2021 and wish to enter Toyo University Graduate Schools are required to prepare a set of application documents by following the procedure below and submit them to each graduate school via email.

If you apply for a letter of provisional acceptance as a Chinese student selected through Chinese Embassy Recommendation or an international student selected by ASJA, please make sure to inform us when applying.

【Application Procedure】

From April : Open for applications at the Japanese diplomatic missions

Primary Screening at the Japanese diplomatic offices

By November 20 : Request of obtaining a letter of provisional acceptance from MEXT Scholarship candidates

From January 2021 : Secondary Screening

From June to July 2021 : Notification of the final decision to the candidates by MEXT

In August 2021 : Visa Procedures

In Fall 2021 : Arrival in Japan


2. Requesting a Letter of Provisional Acceptance to Toyo University

After having passed the primary screening conducted by Japanese Embassy or Consulate General, please submit the following documents to the administration office of graduate school which you wish to study via email.


3. Required Documents

(1) Information Sheet [Wordファイル/336KB] (a prescribed form of Toyo University)

(2) A photocopy of passing Certificate of the Primary Screening issued by Japanese Embassy or Consulate General

(3) Photocopies of all application documents submitted to the Japanese Embassy or Consulate General

- Application Form (a prescribed form of MEXT) 

- Field of Study and Research Plan (a prescribed form of MEXT)

- Academic transcript for all academic year of the university attended (issued by that University)

- Certification of graduation or degree certificate of the university attended (or if the applicant has not yet graduated, submit certificate of prospective graduation from university.)

- Recommendation letter from the president/dean or the academic advisor at the current or last university attended

- Abstracts of theses

(4) A photocopy of proof of Japanese Language (Eju, Jlpt etc.) or English language (TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS) proficiency (If you obtain a language proficiency certificate) 


・We will not accept any applicants after the deadline according to the MEXT application guidelines. (November 20, 2020)

・The result (whether you are accepted or not) may take approximately one month from application.

・Education Affairs Section for Graduate Schools will send a letter of provisional acceptance to the address written on "the information sheet" of the applicants who are accepted upon the screening.

・Most courses at Graduate Schools of Toyo University are currently offered only in Japanese.

However, the following graduate schools/courses can also be taken and completed in English.

 - Course of International Culture and Communication Studies (Graduate School of Letters) 

 - Course of Business Administration and Marketing (Graduate School of Business Administration)

 - Course of Public-Private Partnership (Graduate School of Economics) 

 - Course of Regional Development Studies (Graduate School of Global and Regional Studies)

 - Course of International Tourism Management (Graduate School of International Tourism Management)

 - Course of Life Sciences (Graduate School of Life Sciences)

 - Course of Information Science and Arts (Graduate School of Information Science and Arts)

・The graduate school below has only opened in English. 

 - Course of Global Innovation Studies (Graduate School of Global and Regional Studies)

 - Course of Bio-Nano Science Fusion (Graduate School of Interdisciplinary New Science)

Please refer to the following website for course details.


Contact Information

●Graduate School of Letters
●Graduate School of Sociology
●Graduate School of Law
●Graduate School of Business Administration
●Graduate School of Economics
●Graduate School of Global and Regional Studies
●Graduate School of International Tourism Management
●Graduate School of Social Welfare

Education Affairs Section for Graduate Schools, Hakusan Campus
Japanese Government scholarship students

Address: 5-28-20, Hakusan. Bunkyo-ku Tokyo 112-8606 Japan
Email : mldaig★ (Please change from ★ to @.)

●Graduate School of Human Life Design

Administration Section, Asaka Campus

Address: 48-1 Oka, Asaka-shi, Saitama 351-8510 Japan
Email : mlags★ (Please change from ★ to @.) 

●Graduate School of Interdisciplinary New Science
●Graduate School of Science and Engineering
●Graduate School of Information Sciences and Arts

Education and Student Affairs Section, Kawagoe Campus Office

Address: 2100 Kujirai, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama 350-8585 Japan

Graduate School of Science and Engineering 
Email : gssce★ (Please change from ★ to @.)

Graduate School of Interdisciplinary New Science
Email : fusion★ (Please change from ★ to @.)

Graduate School of Information Sciences and Arts
Email : gsisa★ (Please change from ★ to @.)

●Graduate School of Life Sciences
●Graduate School of Food and Nutritional Sciences

Administration Section, Itakura Campus

Address: 1-1-1 Izumino, Itakura-machi, Ora-gun, Gunma 374-0193 Japan
Email : mlitakura★ (Please change from ★ to @.)

●Graduate School of Information Networking for Innovation and Design

Akabanedai Administration Office, Akabanedai Campus

Address: 1-7-11 Akabanedai, Kita-ku, Tokyo 115-0053 Japan
Email: ml-iniad-em★ (Please change ★ to @.)


文部科学省 国費外国人留学生奨学金(大使館推薦)



1. 文部科学省 国費外国人留学生奨学金(大使館推薦)の申請推薦方法およびスケジュールについて




4月~ 在外日本公館での募集


~11月20日 国費留学希望者より希望大学への受入内諾書の取付依頼

2021年1月~ 第2次選考

6~7月 文部科学省より申請者への採用通知

8月 入国手続

2021年秋 採用者の渡日


2. 東洋大学に受入内諾書を求める場合について



(1) Information Sheet [Wordファイル/336KB](本学所定書式)

(2) 第1次選考合格証明書

(3) 申込時に日本大使館、領事館に提出した全ての申請書類

   - 申請書(文部科学省所定) 

   - 専攻分野及び研究計画(文部科学省所定)

   - 最終出身大学の成績証明書(出身大学で発行したもの)

   - 最終出身大学の卒業証明書(卒業見込の者は卒業見込証明書)又は学位取得証明書

   - 最終出身大学の長又は担任教員の推薦状

   - 学位論文概要等

(4) 日本語(Eju、Jlpt等)若しくは英語(TOEIC、TOEFL、IELTS)の語学能力を証明する書類のコピー(語学能力証明を取得している場合)




















Contact Information


東洋大学大学院教務課 白山キャンパス 国費留学生 担当

住所:〒112-8606 東京都文京区白山5-28-20
Email : mldaig★ (★を@に変更してください)


朝霞事務課 大学院担当

住所:〒351-8510 埼玉県朝霞市岡48-1
Email : mlags★ (★を@に変更してください)


川越教学課 大学院担当

住所:〒350-8585 埼玉県川越市鯨井2100
理工学研究科 Email : gssce★ (★を@に変更してください)  
学際・融合科学研究科 Email : fusion★ (★を@に変更してください) 
総合情報学研究科 Email : gsisa★ (★を@に変更してください)


板倉事務課 大学院担当

住所:〒374-0193  群馬県邑楽郡板倉町泉野1-1-1
Email : mlitakura★   (★を@に変更してください)


赤羽台事務課 大学院担当

住所:〒115-0053 東京都北区赤羽台1−7−11