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Graduate School of Science international awards at University of Tokyo in Japan, 2018

­Applications are invited for Graduate School of Science funding for International Students at the University of Tokyo in Japan. The studentships are available to pursue master degree programme.

The purpose of this application is twofold: to financially support Self-financed Overseas Students whose academic performance is outstanding and to increase the number of students from abroad.

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The University of Tokyo abbreviated as Todai or UTokyo, is a public research university located in Bunkyo, Tokyo, often cited as the most prestigious university in Japan. Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked the University of Tokyo 1st in Asia and 20th in the world in 2012.

Course Level: The studentships are available to pursue Master degree programme.

Study Subject: The studentships are awarded to the graduate school of science.

Award: Scholarship of 150,000 yen per month will be awarded.

Number of Awards: A few (Enrolling in April or September).

The award can be taken in Japan

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the opportunity :

All self-financed overseas students with outstanding performance who pass the entrance examination for the Master’s Program at the Graduate School of Science to enroll in April or September 2018. Priority goes to UTRIP (University of Tokyo Research Internship Program) participants. Applicants who are already in Japan are not eligible to apply. As a rule, anyone receiving or expecting to receive any other Awards are excluded.

  • As a rule applicants of scholarships from private foundations (including provisional applicants) are not eligible.
  • Applicants for the JASSO’s Honors funding for Privately Financed International Students will not be excluded. However, if accepted for this application , it is expected that the Honors Scholarship from JASSO will be declined.
  • Applicants for the University of Tokyo Foundation for Supporting International Students (including provisional applicants) will not be excluded. However, if accepted for this application , it is expected that the program from the University of Tokyo Foundation will be declined.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this application programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Japan Scholarships

How to Apply: Applicants should submit the application documents (Section 8) to the International Liaison Office at the Graduate School of Science by post at the time of their Graduate School application for admission into the Master’s Program.

Application Documents

  • Graduate School of Science funding for International Students 2018 Application Form????????1 original copy
  • One letter of recommendation for the Graduate School of Science application from a faculty member of your college or university ???????1 original copy

Application Deadline: Deadline is:

October 1 – 31, 2017—For those entering in April

April 1 – May 1, 2018—For those entering in September *

The application must arrive no later than the last day of each application period without fail.

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