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Ajinomoto Scholarship for Masters Students in Japan, 2018

­Applications are invited for Ajinomoto Scholarship for ASEAN+ one International Students who wish to enrol in a master’s course in one of the sciences (at specified graduate schools) at the University of Tokyo, Kyoto University, Nagoya University, Ochanomizu University, Waseda University and Kagawa Nutrition University.

It aims to cultivate individuals capable of leading Asia in the twenty-first century and to contribute to the development of Asia and the world as well as to mutual understanding between these countries and Japan.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application deadline: Early March 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue Master degree programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded to study master’s course in one of the sciences (at specified graduate schools) at the University of Tokyo, Kyoto University, Nagoya University, Ochanomizu University, Waseda University and Kagawa Nutrition University.
  • Scholarship Award: a) Research Student at graduate school: ¥150,000/month (for 1 year). b) Master’s Course Student at graduate school: ¥180,000/month (for 2 years). c) Examination, admission and tuition fees: covered in full. d) Airfare to Japan: provide a one-way air ticket from one of the 6 countries (Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam or Russia) to Japan (economy class flight ticket, in principle).
  • Nationality: This program enables students from six countries (Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Russia).
  • Number of Scholarships: One student from each of the 6 countries (Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Russia).
  • Scholarship can be taken at designated universities in Japan

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: This program enables students from six countries (Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Russia).

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

Applicants who wish to enrol in a master’s course in one of the sciences (at specified graduate schools) at the University of Tokyo, Kyoto University, Nagoya University, Ochanomizu University, Waseda University and Kagawa Nutrition University (hereinafter “Universities”) and who fulfill the following requirements and qualifications.

  • The applicant must be a citizen of Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam or Russia.
  • The applicant must have graduated or be expected to graduate with an excellent academic record (with 16 years of education completed or expected to be completed) and must receive the recommendation of his/her university president or academic advisor or be otherwise qualified to enroll in the University.
  • The applicant must be under the age of 35 on April 1, 2019.
  • In principle, the applicant must be able to obtain approval of acceptance as either a postgraduate international research student (hereinafter “Research Student”) or a graduate school student (master’s course) (hereinafter “Master’s Course Student”) from the University and be registered as a Research Student or a Master’s Course Student for April 2019 or October 2019.
  • The applicant must acquire adequate Japanese language proficiency that is required in order to research and study in a master’s course when enrolling as a Master’s Course Student.
  • The applicant must file an application and attend selection procedures in the country eligible for this program.
  • The applicant must be in good physical and mental health and have a strong motivation for learning.
  • The applicant must not be receiving other scholarships.

English Language Requirements: The applicant must acquire adequate Japanese language proficiency that is required in order to research and study in a master’s course when enrolling as a Master’s Course Student.

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Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Application form and study program (specified form);
  • Transcript of scholastic record issued by the university or graduate school attended (or certified true copy transcript from the university, if the university does not issue copies of transcripts);
  • A letter of recommendation from academic advisor (specified form);
  • Photocopied documents proving Japanese proficiency of the applicant (such as results of JPLT, EJU and other tests provided by Japanese training institutions) when required by the University; TOEFL and GRE scores when required by the graduate school which the applicant wishes to enroll.
  • The documents submitted shall not be returned under any circumstances.

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