Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Programs for 2023

The Embassy of Japan in Lao PDR is now accepting applications for the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Programme for the year 2023 from Lao students who are keen to study in Japan.

How to Apply ວິທີການສະໝັກ

1. Start by reading Application Guidelines of category you are considering and check the qualifications and conditions carefully.
ອ່ານໃບແນະນາທຶນການສຶກສາ (Guidelines) ໃນລະດັບທຶນການສຶກສາທີ່ທ່ານກໍາລັງຄິດວ່າຈະສະໝັກ ແລະ ໃຫ້ກວດເບິ່ງຄຸນສົມບັດແລະ ເງື່ອນໄຂຕ່າງໆຢ່າງລະອຽດ.
2.Prepare application documents.
3. Submit your application to the Embassy of Japan by hand or delivery by the deadline.
ສົ່ງແບບຟອມສະຫມັກຂອງທ່ານມາທີ່ສະຖານທູດຍີ່ປຸ່ນດ້ວຍຕົວທ່ານເອງ ຫຼື ສົ່ງຜ່ານທາງໄປຊະນີ/ບໍລິການຮັບສົ່ງເຄື່ອງຕາມມື້ທີ່ກໍານົດໃຫ້ສົ່ງ.

Where to Submit ສະຖານທີ່ສົ່ງ
Section for Culture, Scholarship and PR
Embassy of Japan in the Lao PDR
Address: Sisangvone Road, Saysettha District, Vientiane Capital
Tel: 021-414400

・All the documents should be put in an envelope which your name and address are written on.
ແບບຟອມທຸກຢ່າງຕ້ອງໃສ່ໃນຊ່ອງ ແລະ ຂຽນຊື່ຂອງຜູ້ສະໝັກໃສ່ເທິ່ງໜ້າຊອງ.
・The applications can be handed over to security guards at the gate of the Embassy.

Application Documents ແບບຟອມສະໝັກຕ່າງໆ

For Research Students:
Applicants must submit the following documents (one each) to the Embassy of Japan by 16:00 on 3 June 2022.
  Documents: Remarks:
(1) Application Form Use 2023 Form
(2) Placement Preference Application Form Use 2023 Form
(3) Field of Study and Research Plan Use 2023 Form
(4) Academic Transcript for All Year of the University Attended
A transcript issued either by the university attended or by the applicant's national government.
(5) Certification of Graduation of the University Attended
(If the applicant has not yet graduated, submit a certificate of prospective graduation from the university.)
A copy of the certificate is acceptable if the copy is attested by an authorized official of the university.
(6) Recommendation letter from the president/dean or the academic advisor at the current or last university attended Free format
(7) (Medical Certificate) Use 2023 Form(It can be submitted after passing the examination.)
(8) Abstract of Theses Submit if the applicant has written theses.
(9) Certificate of Language Proficiency In case the applicant has documents attesting to competency in Japanese or English. No original document necessary
(10) Recommendation Letter from the Present Employer Submit if the applicant is currently employed.(Free format)

※ Format (1)~(3) and (7) are downloadable from the link.
※ Please don't staple the papers.

For Undergraduate and College Students:
Applicants must submit the following documents (one each) to the Embassy of Japan by 16:00 on 27 May 2022.
ຜູ້ສະໝັກຕ້ອງສົ່ງແບບຟອມສະໝັກຕ່າງໆຕາມລຸ່ມນີ້ (ຢ່າງລະ 1 ຊຸດ)ມາທີ່ສະຖານທູດຍີ່ປຸ່ນຊ້າສຸດໃນເວລາ 16:00 ຂອງວັນທີ 27 ພຶດສະພາ 2022.
  Documents: Remarks:
(1) Application Form 
(2) Admission Ticket
Ticket will be passed to the applicant on the date of examination.
(3) Academic Transcript for Grade 12 /Secondary 7
A transcript issued by the secondary school attended (in Lao or English).
ໃບຄະແນນອອກໂດຍໂຮງຮຽນມັດທະຍົມຕອນປາຍທີ່ຕົວເອງເຂົ້າຮຽນ (
ພາສາລາວ ຫຼື ພາສາອັງກິດ). 
The academic transcripts should show the grades in all the subjects.

If an applicant finds it difficult to submit a transcript showing the grades earned in all the subjects studied at the school, please take counsel from the Section for Culture, Scholarship and PR, Embassy of Japan in the Lao PDR.
ຖ້າຜູ້ສະໝັກທ່ານໃດມີຄວາມຫຍຸ້ງຍາກໃນການສົ່ງໃບຄະແນນມໍ7ທີ່ມີຄະແນນຂອງທຸກວິຊາທີ່ໄດ້ຮຽນຢູ່ໃນໂຮງຮຽນນັ້ນ ແມ່ນໃຫ້ປຶກສາກັບພະແນກວັດທະນະທໍາ ແລະ ການສຶກສາ, ສະຖານທູດຍີ່ປຸ່ນປະຈໍາລາວ.
Those who are currently attending Grade 12 /Secondary 7 must submit the academic transcript for Grade 11/Secondary 6.

※ Applicants who have passed written examination should submit all the applications documents mentioned on the Guideline.
ຜູ້ສະໝັກທີ່ສອບເສັງຜ່ານແມ່ນຕ້ອງໄດ້ສົ່ງແບບຟອມທຸກຢ່າງທີ່ຂຽນຢູ່ໃນໃບແນະນໍາທຶນການສຶກສາ (Guidelines).

Writing Examination ກ່ຽວກັບການສອບເສັງ

Category: Scheduled date: Site: Subjects:
Research Students On 10 June 2022 Embassy of Japan Japanese and English
Undergraduate Students On 18 and 19 June 2022 National University of Laos (UA)Japanese, English and Math
(UB)Japanese, English, Math, Chemistry and Physics
(UC)Japanese, English, Math, Chemistry and Biology
College of Technology Students (CA)Japanese, English, Math and physics
(CB) Japanese, English, Math and Chemistry
Specialized Training College Students Japanese, English and Math

※ There is a possibility that the schedule is changed due to the situation with COVID-19 and so on.
ຕາຕະລາງອາດຈະມີການປ່ຽນແປງອີງຕາມສະພາບການຂອງພະຍາດໂຄວິດ-19 ແລະ ອື່ນໆ. 

Contact Information ຕິດຕໍ່ສອບຖາມ
Section for Culture, Scholarship and PR
Embassy of Japan in the Lao PDR
Tel: 021-414400
Email: embassy@vt.mofa.go.jp