Graduate School of Science Scholarship 2018 for International Students


University of Tokyo, Japan invites the applications for Graduate School of Science Scholarship to PG for April /September 2018


Also See : Scholarships 2019


Purpose of the Scholarship

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


Definition of Self-Financed Overseas Students

"Self-financed Overseas Student" is defined in this guideline as an overseas student(person with Status of Residence as ‘Student’ as specified in the Immigration Control and Refugees Recognition Act, but excluding students receiving Foreign Students Scholarships as specified in Implementation Guidelines for International Scholarship Scheme (March 31, 1954) and students dispatched by foreign Governments


Eligibility Criteria

All self-financed overseas students with outstanding performance who pass the entrance exam 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

(1) As a rule, applicants of scholarships from private foundations (including provisional applicants) are not eligible

(2) Applicants for the JASSO’s Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students will not be excluded. However, if accepted for this scholarship, it is expected that the Honors Scholarship from JASSO will be declined

(3) Applicants for the University of Tokyo Foundation for Supporting International Students (including provisional applicants) will not be excluded. However, if accepted for this scholarship, it is expected that the scholarship from the University of Tokyo Foundation will be declined


Number of Recipients

A few(Enrolling in April or September

Monthly Stipend – 150,000 yen per month

Term of Scholarship – From April/September 2018 to March/August 2023

The Standard Program Durations for the Master and Doctoral programs stated in Article 2of the University of Tokyo Rules on Graduate School will 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

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


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


The recipient will be decided by the Dean based on the nomination from the Selection Committee. The notification will be sent to the applicant by e-mail in one month after the result for the Master’s Program has been sent out


Payment of Scholarship

Having confirmed enrolment of the student, the stipend will be paid directly into the bankaccount of the recipient every quarter


Important Dates


October 01 – 31s, 2017 – For those entering in April


April 01 – May 01st, 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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