Those who wish to study in Japan as students at a college of technology must choose a field of specialization (major) from among (1) to (7) below.
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Information, Communication and Network Engineering
- Materials Engineering
- Architecture and Civil Engineering
- Maritime engineering
- Other Fields.
Applicants generally must have been born between April 2, 1993 and April 1, 1998.
Applicants must be willing to learn the Japanese language and receive college of technology education in Japanese language.
Scholarship awards will be tenable for four years from April, 2015 to March, 2019 including one-year preparatory education in the Japanese language and other subjects due to be provided upon arrival in Japan. For scholarship grantees majoring in maritime engineering, the term of scholarship will be four and a half years up to September, 2019.
If a grantee graduates from a college of technology and is admitted for enrollment in an advanced course at a college of technology or university as a junior transferee, he/she may have the term of his/her scholarship extended upon successful examination by MEXT provided that he/she has outstanding academic achievement that meets certain criteria. If a grantee completes an advanced course at a college of technology and satisfies the requirements established by the National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation, he/she may apply to the Institution for a bachelor’s degree in engineering.