Closing Date: 14th February 2020

The Embassy of Japan s pleased to inform you that the government of Japan will be providing scholarships for Nigerian Primary/Secondary school teachers who desire to take a teacher training course and Japanese language training in Japan. The scholarship is available to graduates of University and teachers training colleges.


  • No more than 35 years of age
  • Must have taught in primary/secondary school or teachers training college for at least 5 years in their home countries at the time of application
  • The Embassy would lie 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 course education in  Nigeria

Application Process

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  • Completed application forms could be submitted either in person or by post to the following address:
    Embassy of Japan
    No. 9 Bobo Street, Off Gana Street Maitama Abuja
  • Please note that the embassy will not accept submission of application by e-mail. This is because only the originals or certified copies of the originals of some documents are required.
  •  Embassy working hours: (Mon – Thurs) 8:000am to
    5:30pm, (Fri) 8:00am– 12:45pm. Security guards may
    not accept submissions outside these hours.

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