The Embassy of Japan has begun offering scholarships to Indonesian students who wish to study at Japanese universities as research students for the academic year 2009 under the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) scholarship program.
Any grantee who desires to enroll in a regular graduate course (a master`s course, a doctoral course or a professional graduate course) after studying as a research student or to move on from a master`s course or a professional graduate course to a doctoral course must pass an entrance examination given by the university concerned.Applicants must have the following qualifications (among others):
Applicants must have been born on or after April 2, 1974
Applicants must have received from their university a GPA of 3.0 or higher or must have achieved a total score of 260 or higher in 2 subjects (except the subject of “Japanese”) in the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU).
A minimum TOEFL score of 550 or equivalent or The Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 2 or higher.
Application forms are available free of charge at the Embassy of Japan (Education Section: 8:30-12:00, 14:00-15:30), the Consulates General of Japan in Surabaya, Medan and Makassar and are also available on the Embassy of Japan website (http://www.id.emb-japan.go.jp).
The application documents must be submitted to the Embassy of Japan by May 23, 2008.
Applications will be accepted by hand or by post.Further information on this scholarship can be obtained from the Embassy of Japan (Education Section: 021-31924308 Ext. 175, 176).