The scholarship covers:
- Full tuition
- Monthly allowance
- Round-trip flight between Japan and Canada
- Age: Applicants must be under 35 years of age
- Academic background: Bachelor’s degree or higher
- Study area: The same field that the applicant has studied, or a related field
Only applicants holding Canadian citizenship can apply for the program through one of the Japanese diplomatic missions across Canada.
April to May: Recruitment for those arriving in Japan the following April or October is expected to open in April of each year.
June to July: Initial screening (documentary examination, written test and interview) is made at the embassy.
Late August: The embassy then recommends the selected candidates to the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
December to February: Notification of results of selection and university placement.
The CIE is unable to answer questions regarding this opportunity. Any questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org