Cape Town – South African students wishing to experience the Japanese culture and way of life while studying at a university there, have until the end of this month to apply for a scholarship.
The opportunity for South African students to complete their Master’s or PhD degree at a Japanese university is being offered by the Japanese Embassy in South Africa.
This is according to Japanese Embassy spokesperson Taro Sawada, who said applications for the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Mext) Scholarship Programme 2020 had been opened.
Interested parties should submit their applications no later than May31.
Pointing out that the programme covers a wide field of disciplines that include science, technology, law, literature and architecture, Sawada said: “Mext not only offers students (undergraduates and postgraduates) the opportunity to study in Japan, it also helps to form academic links between universities in Japan and South Africa.