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Announcements

MEXT Scholars Giving Back Initiative – Crowdfunding to Support new MEXT Scholars (2020-2021) with Quarantine Fees

MSA has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support MEXT scholars entering Japan in 2021 and who have to pay for their own quarantine fees. We are calling for donations from…

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Career Planning 101 – career paths, industries & positions

A career is a 40-year long voyage. Before you set sail, you’ll need a map to choose your destination and route. Royce Lee, a MEXT alumnus & a management consultant,…

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How to build an international career from Japan – with Yang Yang from Septeni

Date: March 13th 2021 Time: 10 am – 11 am Japan time The webinar addressed the following concerns and was a must watch for anyone who is interested in: Leveraging…

News Our Activities

Report: MSA Financial Aid (Late 2020)

In the last few months of 2020, MSA executed a financial aid program to support scholars returning from overseas and having to bear extraordinary expenses regarding COVID-19 related measures. We…

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – Welcome Webinar Series

Usually, there will be two MEXT scholar welcome events in a year, where MSA will be doing sempai lectures in order to ensure that incoming scholars are equipped with knowledge…

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Past Events

Report: Cross-Border Webinar – How COVID-19 Changed the Business Presence of Japan in the World

On the 31st Oct 2021, MSA held out first Cross-Border Webinar. Around a 100 people across multiple continents in the world joined us in exploring how COVID-19 changed the business…

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REPORT – Impact Assessment of COVID-19 on Graduation Plans of MEXT Scholars and Plea for Special Consideration

TOKYO – November 24 2020. Over the period of the COVID emergency declaration and even after, many scholars have faced significant setbacks to their academic pursuits as the global epidemic…

Scholars Voices

Scholar feature: Tokyo State of Mind (with Katya and Khamida)

One of MSA’s goals is to highlight and publicize the achievements of current scholars and alumni. By doing so we wish to show what recipients of the MEXT scholarship, both…

Announcements

Cross Border Webinar on 31st Oct 2020 – How COVID-19 Changed the Business Presence of Japan in the World

It is with great pleasure that MSA is announcing its first Cross Border Webinar with various Japan and MEXT alumni associations throughout the world. The seminar will be examining how…

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NOTICE: Possibility for scholars to request leave of absence.

On Saturday, MSA received notice that a memorandum was issued by MEXT on 15th May, 2020, which speaks about provisions for leave of absence (under strict conditions) given the extraordinary…