The Government of Japan will award scholarships to Sri Lankan Students under the Monbukagakusho (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: MEXT) Scholarship scheme 2017, in the categories of Postgraduate Research, Undergraduate and College of Technology. The closing date for applications to the Ministry of Higher Education & Highways is 24th May 2016. Selection of candidates will be done through an examination conducted jointly by the Embassy of Japan and the Ministry of Higher Education & Highways.
Prospective candidates are kindly requested to forward their applications to the Ministry of Higher Education & Highways, No. 18, Ward Place, Colombo 07. Application forms can be downloaded from the website of the Ministry of Higher Education & Highways. Application forms downloaded from the website of the Government of Japan will not be accepted for the preliminary processing.
Only applicants who have passed G.C.E. A Level in mathematics stream are eligible to apply for either Undergraduate or College of Technology schemes (should apply for ONE SCHEME ONLY).
Further information regarding this scholarship could be obtained on http://www.mohe.gov.lk
For Past Papers of the qualifying examination http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/toj/toj0302e-32.html#1