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We are writing to inform you of the Japanese Government Scholarship programs for those students who are planning on earning their degrees at Tokyo Tech. Successful applicants can start their study from September 2019.
Tokyo Tech offers the following two programs for which graduate-level students can apply.
Interested students can apply for either of these programs, but it is not possible to apply to both programs simultaneously.
1) Research Student Program
-Inquiries: International Student Exchange Division
Period: From October 2019 to March 2021 (18 months) as a Research Student
Documents to be Submitted:
(1)Checksheet and Questionnaire (Form 1) (double-sided printing)
(2)Application Form (Form 7) (double-sided printing, original, no photocopies)Photograph (4.5 cm × 3.5 cm, taken within the past six months, upper body, full-faced) Write your name and nationality on the reverse side. The photograph must be pasted on the application form. A digital photograph inserted in the form is also acceptable.
(3)Field of Study and Research Plan (Form 8) (double-sided printing)
(4)Official Academic Transcripts from both undergraduate and graduate schools (originals or certified copies)
(5)Certificate of Graduation or Expected Graduation from both undergraduate and graduate schools (originals or certified copies)
(6)Summary of Thesis (free format)Applicants who have not written a formal thesis are requested to submit the details of their research at the last university attended.
(7)English Proficiency Test Score Report (original, no photocopies)Applicants are required to submit English proficiency test score reports from TOEFL-iBT, TOEFL-PBT, TOEIC, or the IELTS Academic Module taken on or after January 6, 2017. Score reports from the Institutional Testing Program of TOEFL or TOEIC (TOEFL-ITP, TOEIC-IP), TOEIC S&W, and other proficiency tests not specifically listed above will not be accepted.Applicable candidates are required to submit a copy of this email with other application documents.Note: Undergraduate and graduate degrees should be equivalent to the Japanese educational definitions of undergraduate, master’s or doctoral degrees.
(8)Recommendation Letter Applicants must be recommended by either a university with which Tokyo Tech has a formal agreement or a university with which Tokyo Tech has established bilateral activities. Applicants must obtain an official letter of recommendation from the university’s president or representative (director or dean) addressed to the President of Tokyo Institute of Technology (free format) (original, no photocopies). The letter must be submitted from the university from which the applicant graduated or from which the applicant will graduate. (This will be issued by the Office of International Affairs UGM after all documents submitted and verified)
(9)Evaluation Sheet with a Recommendation Letter from a Supervisor, Head of Department, etc. of the last university attended to verify the potential of applicant (Form 9) (original, no photocopies).
(10)Copy of Applicant’s Passport (the page(s) with applicant’s name, nationality, date of birth and photo)
(14)Letter of Nomination/Recommendation from Faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)
Please check the website for detail information about the requirements.
The monthly stipend will not be provided for September 2019.
For the Research Student Program starting from September 2019, MEXT scholarship recipients will enroll in Tokyo Tech as Research Students (non-degree students).
Scholarship recipients who have demonstrated excellent academic achievement and who have passed the entrance examination for April 2021 or earlier may be eligible to enroll in Tokyo Tech’s master’s or doctoral programs and to extend the duration of the MEXT Scholarship under certain conditions.
Students from universities which have formal agreements with Tokyo Tech will be given priority consideration for this program.
2) International Graduate Program A [IGP (A)]
-Inquiries: Admissions Division (email@example.com)
Application form, eligibility and list of available programs are listed on the website.
|0||Checklist (attached form) Both a hard copy and an electronic file must be submitted. Send the latter to firstname.lastname@example.org|
|1||Application Form (attached form: original, no photocopies) Both a hard copy and an electronic file must be submitted. Send the latter to email@example.com|
|2||Field of Study and Study Program [Research Proposal] (attached form)|
|3||Official Academic Transcripts from undergraduate school(original or certified copy) Official Academic Transcripts from graduate school(original or certified copy)(only for MEXT Scholarship applicants previously enrolled in a graduate school)|
|4||Certificate(s) Confirming Graduation and Degree or Expected Graduation and degree (originals or certified copies)
If the applicant graduated or is graduating early or has skipped a grade or year, please submit an official document or letter issued by the school indicating such fact.
|5||Summary of Thesis or Research (free format)
an outline of your study or research in your undergraduate course.
English Proficiency Test Score Report (original, no photocopies) (TOEFL -ITP 530 IBT 80, or IELTS 6.0 or its equivalent)
*Undergraduate and graduate degrees should be equivalent to the Japanese educational definitions of undergraduate, Master’s or Doctoral degrees.
|7||Recommendation Letter from the Dean or equivalent official of the applicant’s home university addressed to the President of Tokyo Institute of Technology(free format) (original, no photocopies)
These letters must be issued from the university the applicant attended for full time study.
(This will be issued by the Office of International Affairs UGM after all documents submitted and verified)
|8||Evaluation Sheet with Recommendation (in a single document) from a supervisor or head of department or similar official of the last university attended to verify the potential of the applicant (attached form) (original, no photocopies)|
|9||Consent of a Tokyo Institute of Technology Faculty Member
Attach a printout of email correspondence or any other proof to verify that a Tokyo Tech faculty member has consented to be the applicant’s academic supervisor during the intended period of study at Tokyo Tech.
|10||Applicant’s Passport(one photocopy of the page or pages with the applicant’s name, nationality, date of birth and photo)
*A Japanese citizen must also submit one photocopy of the page or pages of his/her passport that shows visas obtained in the country where he/she lives.
Application Fee: \ 30,000 (JPY)
Applicants must pay the stated application fee by credit card within the application fee payment period.
Payment Period: September 13, 2018–November 27, 2018
Online payment by credit card → Please see the secure online payment website
Please attach a printout of the “Payment Verification” page from this website to your application documents.
Tokyo Tech CANNOT ACCEPT any payments made in CASH or by CHECK.
The application fee is non-refundable. However, in certain cases (see 1–3 below), the application fee may be refunded. In cases 1 and 2, bank remittance or transaction handling fees should be borne by the applicant.
1. Applicants who paid the application fee but did not submit the application documents
2. Application documents were not accepted due to incompleteness
3. Applicants who will receive the MEXT Scholarship and enroll in Tokyo Tech.
Additional required documents:
(12) Curriculum Vitae
(13) Motivation letter
(14) Letter of Nomination/Recommendation from Faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)
For the IGP (A), students can directly apply to enroll in the master’s or integrated doctoral programs at Tokyo Tech from abroad. Lectures and seminars for the IGP (A) are conducted in English. Applicants with outstanding academic performance records are eligible to apply for the Japanese government scholarship.
- Submit the aforementioned documents to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-12) for internal review.
- OIA staffs will evaluate your application.
- Once you are selected as Nominated candidate, OIA will send your application to Tokyo Institute of Technology for host university selection.
- FINAL decision from Tokyo Institute of Technology
Please send all documents above in hardcopy (2 COPIES) to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-12) and softcopy (compiled in 1 PDF file) to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than December 10, 2018 (Research Student Program) or November 12, 2018. (International Graduate Program A)