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For details, contact the International Liaison Office, at the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences (ILO)
Ext.: 64561, Email: ilo [at] (Replace the [at] with ‘@’)

How to Apply for Private Scholarships Steps to Apply
(1) Application Form (Word)
(2) Application Form English version (Word)
(3) Sample Application Form

Before applying to Private Scholarships, please be aware of the FOLLOWING

1.  Scholarships applicable Pre-enrollment

1. ‘Todai Fellowship’ Applying through GSFS/UTokyo

The Todai Fellowship provides financial support to international students of excellent academic achievement in their academic research in the doctoral courses of The University of Tokyo by granting a scholarship (hereinafter referred to as the “Todai Fellowship”) as well as promotes the admission of international students from various countries.

This scholarship should be applied at the same time as submitting an entrance application. The result of admission decision and the scholarship will be notified at the same time. For details, see the application guideline.

1. Eligibility

a. Those who applying for admission to a doctoral course of the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences.

b. Those who hold a valid visa to stay in Japan as a “College Student”

c. Those who are not applying and/or planning to apply for fellowships or scholarships provided by private organizations.

2. Stipend

JPY 200,000/month (Fellowship recipients must not submit any application for tuition exemption.)

3. Period of Payment

Three years

4. Required forms for application

a. Application Form for Todai Fellowship

b. Recommendation letter from your former supervisor (preferably from your master program supervisor)

c. Study Plan

d. List of past achievments


2. Applying directly to providers


2. Scholarships applicable Post-enrollment

> 2018.1.19 The Kobayashi Fund/ Deadline: February 28 (Wed), 2018
> 2018.1.10 The Kamernori Foundation/ Closed
> 2018.1.9 【Repost】Guidelines for 2018 MEXT scholarship with University Recommendation have been posted.
> 2017.12.22 Guidelines for MEXT Scholarship application Super Global University Project – ACY 2018 have been posted./ Closed
> 2017.12.20 Kawaguchi Shizu Memorial Scholarship/ Closed
> 2017.12.11 East Asian Circle of Applied Technology Foundation/ Deadline: February 10(Sat), 2018
> 2017.12.1 Mitsubishi Corporation International Student Scholarship /Closed
> 2017.11.29 Epson International Scholarship Foundation/ Closed
> 2017.11.29 Yamaha Motor Company International Amity Scholarship Foundation/ Closed
> 2017.11.28 Sato Yo International Scholarship Foundation/ Closed
> 2017.11.24 Okamoto Scholarship Foundation/ Deadline: January 31 (Wed), 2018
> 2017.11.24 The Iwatani Naoji Foundation / Closed
> 2017.11.14 ISTAT Foundation/ Closed
> 2017.11.2 Seiho Scholarship /Closed
> 2017.10.24 The University of Tokyo Foundation for Supporting International Students / Closed
> 2017.10.20 The Ichiro Kanehara Foundation Scholarship for Foreign National in Japan/ Closed
> 2017.10.17 Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship Foundation/ Closed
> 2017.10.6 【For Alumni】Call for Follow-up Research Fellowship
> 2017.10.3 ITO Foundation for International Education Exchange/ Closed
> 2017.9.27 Takaku Foundation/ Closed
> 2017.9.19 Niwa Ichiro Scholarship/ Closed
> 2017.9.14 Honjo International Scholarship Foundation / Closed
> 2017.9.12 JASSO Honors Scholarship for privately financed international students / Closed
> 2017.8.25 Nitori International Scholarship Foundation/ Closed
> 2017.8.25 Nomura Foundation / Closed
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