Japanese Government Scholarship
(1) Number of Places
The number of applicants to be nominated by the Graduate School of Science to the University of Tokyo, as well as the number to be subsequently nominated by the University of Tokyo to MEXT, shall be finalized after the application period has closed. In the last round (application for 2020 entrance) each Graduate School was allowed to nominate at most one applicant, and the University of Tokyo was allowed to nominate at most three applicants to MEXT.
International students with outstanding academic records (*1) who wish to enter Japan in September, 2021 as a new student (*2) to study in the Master's or Doctoral Program at the Graduate School of Science.
- (*1) Applicants who have already graduated from their latest degree program should have a final grade point of 2.30 or higher, while current students should have a grade point of 2.30 or higher for their current courses, and both should be expected to maintain the same academic standards during the course of the scholarship program.
* Grade points shall be calculated according to a formula specified by MEXT.
Furthermore, students must meet one of the criteria given under “(7) Language Proficiency” given below.
- (*2) Please refer to (11) Non-eligibility 5. to confirm your eligibility.
We are only able to nominate an applicant who holds one of the nationalities specified by MEXT.
This year's nationality provisions have yet to be announced (the announcement is expected to reach us after the application period has closed), however, in the last round, only those who hold a nationality found on MEXT's list of Priority Nationalities below were eligible for nomination.
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