Graduate School of Science Master's Scholarship for International Students 2017, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Publish Date: Mar 21, 2017

Deadline: May 01, 2017

About the scholarship

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

Definition of Self-Supported International Students

“Self-Supported International Students” are international students with a
College Student Visa who are not receiving the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship nor any governmental scholarship from home.

Qualifications for Applicants

Self-Supported Students with excellent grades who pass the entrance examination for the Master’s Program at the Graduate School of Science and who newly come to Japan as a student will qualify and enter the program in either April or September 2017. Priority goes to UTRIP(University of Tokyo Research Internship Program)participants. Recipients of other scholarships starting from April or September 2017 are not eligible. There is a possibility that an applicant might be required to withdraw from this scholarship if the applicant is deemed to be the recipient of another scholarship.

  • Number of Grantees - A few(Enrolling in April or September)
  • Monthly Stipend 150,000 yen
  • Term of Scholarship - From April/September, 2017 to March/August, 2022

Application Procedure

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.

Mailing Address

International Liaison Office
Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo Room 101, Faculty of Science Bldg. 1
7-3-1, Hongo Bunkyo-ku Tokyo 113-0033 JAPAN

Tel: +81-3-5841-7630

Application Documents

  • (1) Graduate School of Science Scholarship for International Students 2017: Application Form・・・・・・・・1 original copy
  • (2) One letter of recommendation for the Graduate School of Science Scholarship application from a faculty member of your college or university ・・・・・・・1 original copy

Application Deadline

October 1 - 31, 2016---For those entering in April
April 1 – May 1, 2017---For those entering in September

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

Nomination of Candidate

Among the applicants who submitted Application documents, the Selection Committee will select and nominate candidate(s) to the Dean.

Termination of Stipend

If the grantee meets one of the conditions listed below, the supervisor is required to submit documentary proof to the Dean and the stipend will be terminated with the approval of the Dean.

(1)Withdrawal from the Graduate School of Science (2)Suspension
(3)Severe drop in academic performance (4)Failure to submit a research report every fiscal year (5)If the grantee does not need the scholarship (6)If deemed inappropriate as a grantee

There might be a possibility of the scholarship being terminated due to an unexpected budget condition.

  • (1)Leave of absence, return to school or long absence from school
  • (2)Withdrawal from the Graduate School of Science
    (4)Change in address, name, contact information and other important matters

Submission of Research Report

The scholarship grantees are required to submit a research report at the end of every fiscal year (the end of March) to the Dean with approval from the supervisor.

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