Monbukagakusho (Japanese Government Scholarship) is the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and technology (MEXT) of Japan.
International students are usually selected for Monbukagakusho scholarship either through Japanese Embassy or Japanese universities.
The system of getting scholarship through Japanese Embassy are as follows:
The system of getting scholarship through Japanese Universities are as follows:
If you are selected for scholarship under special graduate program, learning of Japanese is not mandatory. Else, you have to learn Japanese for at least six months after arrival in Japan.