Scholarships open for pre-enrollment applications
The following is a list of major scholarships international students can apply for before arriving in Japan.
- The University of Tokyo Special Scholarship for International Students (University of Tokyo Fellowship)
- Japanese Government (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology or “Monbukagakusho”) Scholarship
- Public Corporation and Other Scholarships for International Students Before Coming to Japan
List of Public Corporation and Other Scholarships for International Students Before Coming to Japan
Monthly research grant: 200,000 yen / 150,000 yen
The University of Tokyo offers a program to provide a research grant to privately financed international students with an excellent academic record. For details, please refer to the website below and contact the graduate school you will be admitted to.
Monthly scholarship (amount of scholarship is vary from campuses to which the student belongs)
Undergraduate students:127,000 yen-128,000yen
Research students : Reserch student (graduate) 154,000yen-155,000 yen
Master's program student 156,000yen-157,000yen
Doctral program student 157,000yen-158,000yen
This is a category where applications are made through the Japanese Embassy or Consular Office outside Japan. In order to be selected for this category, an applicant must pass a preliminary examination conducted by the Japanese Embassy or Consular Office in cooperation with the host country’s government.
For details, please refer to the website below and contact the Japanese Embassy or Consular Office concerned. Japanese Government scholarship students selected through embassy recommendation will arrive in Japan in either April or October. http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/res03/i15_j.html(English website under construction)
（２） University recommendation
In this category, The University of Tokyo will make a recommendation to Monbukagakusho (the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) for students who have been officially recommended by a partner university based on the interuniversity student exchange agreement, or by a president, dean or an equivalent of a university which has a history of significant student exchange with the University. In principle, scholarship students selected in this category will arrive in Japan in October.
*Students selected through university recommendations are subject to the condition that they engage in study or research activities at the recommending university, therefore transfer to another university after arriving in Japan is prohibited.
For details, please contact the scholarship organization concerned.