The Embassy of Japan in Palau is now accepting applications for the 2023 Japanese Government Scholarships. There are three (3) types of Japanese Government Scholarships offered annually to Palauan’s nationals through the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). These scholarships that are now open for applications are Research (Postgraduate), Undergraduate and Specialized Training College Programs.

Palauan’s students interested in applying for these scholarships who were born on or after April 2, 1998 are eligible to apply for the Undergraduate and Specialized Training College scholarship programs. Those who meet the age requirement and will graduate from high school by March 2023 are also eligible to apply. The Specialized Training College program is a three (3) year study program while the Undergraduate program is for five (5) years. Both programs include a one-year Japanese language study.

The Research or Postgraduate program funds for education in Japan at the Master’s degree level and requires an applicant to have completed their four (4) years of university level education or to complete it by March 2023. Applicants for this scholarship program must be born on or after April 2, 1988.

All three programs are full scholarship programs covering airfare, tuition and monthly stipends.

Applications, guidelines and other information are available through the Embassy of Japan in Ngerkebesang and the Embassy’s website at Application deadline for all programs is Friday, June 17, 2022.

Interested students are encouraged to apply. For more details contact the Embassy of Japan at 488-6455 or 488-6456.


The Embassy of Japan is now accepting applications for 3 types of scholarships covering all expenses of tuition, roundtrip air ticket and allowance to qualified citizens of Palau to study in Japan.

A. Specialized Training College Student (3 years course)

Eligibility:  Born after 2nd April, 1998.

B. Undergraduate Student (Degree course)

Eligibility: Same as A.

C. Research Student (Postgraduate Course)

Eligibility:  Born after 2nd April, 1988.

Embassy of Japan contact information:   Telephone number: 488-6455 or 488-6456


Deadline is    June 17, 2022

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