Representative Office of Japan to Palestine
対パレスチナ日本政府代表事務所

Schedule for Selection of Research Student Scholarship 2021




(The Schedule is Subject to Change Without Notice)


Sunday, June 7

Start of Receiving Documents for Application

Thursday August 13, 2020

DEADLINE for Submission of Applications.
Gaza Applicants: Follow Instructions in E-mail with Application Forms.

The First Selection (Selection by the 2020 Research Student Scholarship Selection Committee, organized by the Representative Office of Japan to Palestine. It consists of "Document Screening," "English and Japanese paper (Writing) Exam, and "Oral Interview.")

August 27, 2020

The Representative Office of Japan to Palestine will notify the Result of "Document Screening" to the SUCCESSFUL Applicants (Short-Listed Applicants) by E-mail.

September 3, 2020

Short-listed applicants will be subjected to "English and Japanese Paper (Writing) Exam" *Japanese knowledge not required at this stage*

September 10, 2020

Only the high performing Students in the exams will be subjected to an "Oral Interview" by the 2019 Research Student Scholarship Selection Committee to be held at the Representative Office of Japan in Ramallah and Gaza Liasion Office.

September 17, 2020

The Representative Office of Japan to Palestine will announce the names of the Final Embassy Candidates by E-mail or Phone.

*Only the Successful Candidates will receive the Certificate declaring the Passing of the Selection and go on to the next step.

October - November

The Successful (Final) Candidates are required to obtain a “Letter of Acceptance” (using the prescribed form) directly from a Japanese University where she/he wishes to be enrolled at and submit it to the Representative Office of Japan to Palestine. At the end of August, the Representative Office of Japan will recommend the successful candidates to MEXT through Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs MOFA.

The Second Selection (Selection by MEXT)

August 2021

Final Result Announcement of Successful Candidates by MEXT

*The Representative Office of Japan will contact the candidates by E-mail or Phone.

August 2021

Issue of Entry Visa and air ticket by the Representative Office of Japan and Orientation

September or October 2021

Leave for Japan


(c) Representative Office of Japan to Palestine
15 Abraj House, 8th Floor, Tokyo Street
Al-Masyoun Quarter, Ramallah
(Nearby Ramallah Cultural palace & Mahmoud Darwish Museum)
Tel.: 02-2983370/1      Fax: 02-2983313