Japanese Teacher Training Scholarships for Nigerian Teachers 2021.

Deadline: February 12, 2021

Applications are open for the MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) Scholarship 2021 in Japan. This program is for Nigerian teachers who want to study as Teacher training students.

The scholarship is open to graduates of universities and teachers’ training colleges no more than thirty-four (34) years of age who have taught as teachers at primary/secondary schools or teacher training colleges for at least five years.

The Embassy of Japan in Nigeria will use this opportunity to attract Nigerian Schools that wish to start Japanese Language class or course at their school. Beneficiaries shall upon their return, help to promote Japanese Language education in Nigeria.

How to Apply:

  • Applicants must submit all required documents to the Japanese diplomatic mission in the applicant’s country.
  • Submissions are done in person or through courier service to the Embassy. No email submission accepted.
  • Do not submit original documents, only notarised/authenticated/verified copies by the alma mater or a court would be accepted preliminarily.

Submit Completed application can be submitted online via or post to this address below:

Embassy of Japan – Culture & Information Section
No. 9 Bobo Street (Off Gana Street),
Maitama District,

For more information, visit the official website:


Preliminary screening results: March 1, 2021 (Only successful candidates will be contacted).

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