If a Japanese government scholarship research student wishes to advance to a higher-level program, he/she must pass the graduate school entrance examination and apply to MEXT for an extension of the scholarship grant period.
Paths to Higher Programs
○Path 1: A research student advances to the master’s program
○Path 2: A research student advances to the doctoral program
○Path 3: A master’s student advances to the doctoral program
The requirements for extending the Path 3 scholarship grant period are extremely rigorous. For more details, please contact the International Affairs Office.