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Resources for students facing financial troubles

Released as of 29th May, 2020. MEXT has compiled a list of resources for students studying in Japan and who are currently facing financial difficulties and released the list online….

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REPORT – COVID-19 Related Inability to Sign Scholarships and Fixed Costs Born in Japan by Scholars

TOKYO – April 5 2020. As the largest organization representing current MEXT scholars and alumni in Japan, over the past two months, MSA has received many enquiries by scholars who…

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UPDATED (7th Apr): Special Scholarship Signing Procedures due to Corona Virus

In addition to the following document, MSA has asked MEXT for some clarifiactions – a Q&A has been attached at the bottom with the translations of the replies we received….

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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…

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Announcement: Autumn Welcome Meetups 2019

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…

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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…

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MEXT Scholars Association Birthday Bash★

(日本語版は下記) MEXT Scholars Association Birthday Bash★ MEXT Scholars Association (MSA) turns two this year! Come join us at the birthday bash (cum annual general meeting), and reconnect with a driven…

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Welcome Events for Spring 2018!

Spring is just around the corner and soon new students will come to Japan to start a new chapter in their lives. MSA is organizing welcome events for new MEXT…

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Upcoming: Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatouro Festival Outing

While almost everyone knows about the beauty of Kyoto’s Arashiyama during the day, have you ever wondered what it looks like illuminated at night? MSA’s next event in Kansai will be an outing to…

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Free use of language learning tool (iKnow) for MEXT scholars!

We all know that the MEXT scholarship is difficult to get – but what we often don’t know are the wonderful things that former scholars are doing to impact society….