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UPDATE: Special Scholarship Signing Procedures due to Corona Virus (1st April)

There has been an update to the procedures regarding scholarship signings. The updated guidelines in this document were published on 1st April 2020 through JASSO’s official page. MSA’s emergency crisis…

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NOTICE: Special Measures for Signing for Scholarship due to COVID-19 & Volunteer Translation Service

There is much confusion right now about how scholars’ scholarship signing will be affected by COVID-19. MSA’s emergency crisis translation team has gone ahead to translate the official measures published…

Resources

Job Hunting in Japan – FULL GUIDE to Foreign Student Recruiters, When and When Not To Use Them

Top photo by ijmaki. You may have heard of foreign student recruiters – particularly when thinking about working in Japan. But what do they do? Why should you work with…

Resources

Full Guide to Renting for Students in Japan  – With Special Discount for MEXT Scholars!

Title image by turkeychik. Going through the tedious process of finding the perfect apartment in Japan can often be frustrating. There is the paperwork in a foreign language, some serious money…

Press

New Partnership between MEXT Scholars Association and JSB Network to Solve Renting Difficulties of Foreign Students in Japan

(Japanese below the English, 和文は英語の後) MSA will assist in publicizing JSB Network’s foreign-student friendly renting service. Special discount to MEXT scholars included in the partnership. | June 8th, 2019 Tokyo,…

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Past Events

Hatsumoude – New Years Prayers at Meiji Shrine

Hatsumoude is the custom of offering New Years’ prayers at a temple or shrine in Japan -and this year MSA started the new year by just doing just that! On…

Announcements

Announcement: Autumn Welcome Meetups 2018

In just a few weeks, a new batch of MEXT scholars will be arriving in Japan. Just as in last year, we will be holding a set of welcome meetups…

Resources

How Do I Extend the Scholarship When I End My Current Course and What are the Conditions?

Written by: Ly Techsrun * This article will be divided into the following groups for the scholarship extensions for: A. Specialized training colleges to undergraduate courses B. Bachelors to Masters’…

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Outreach Past Events

Deloitte Tohmatsu Venture Support x MSA: Find your mission workshop

We thank everyone for being a part of the event and turning it into a great success (despite the heavy rain). We have had an amazing turn out of MEXT…

Resources

Can I do my BA / MA and PhD at different universities?

SUMMARY Yes, You may be allowed to if you meet the following conditions: If there is no significant change in the research field or major in your college. And if…