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1) Procedure

1. Choose a university you want to study at among the list of partner institutions.
2. Prepare application materials in accordance with the designated schedule of each university. Application materials must be submitted to the International Liaison Office by one month prior to the application due date which is shown on each university’s website.
3. Try to obtain a higher TOEFL score.

2) Application materials

All materials must be prepared in English.

1. Application forms (designated by each university)
2. Transcripts of academic record certifying the grades of undergraduate course and master’s coursework
3. Certificate of graduation (bachelor course)
4. Certificate of Registration (current course at GSFS)
5. Research plan (within three pages, A4 )
6. TOEFL score sheet ( over iBT 79 is preferred)
7. Recommendation letter from your supervising professor
8. Others if any

3) Scholarships

Regarding scholarships while you study abroad, please refer to the following site;


Eligible study abroad and foreign exchange programs:

A program that is to be held between April 1, 2013 and March 31, 2014.

– Short term exchange scholarship fund: for program lengths of 3 months to 1 year.
– Very short term exchange scholarship fund: for program lengths under 3 months.



Applicants must satisfy all the following requirements:
1. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or undergraduate program as a regular student at the time of applying, and through completion of the exchange program.
2. Those who wish to join a program that fits the description of “2. Eligible study abroad programs”, and are eligible to be accepted into such a program. (Those who have already received acceptance letters will be prioritized).
3. Those who will experience financial difficulty studying abroad without assistance.
4. Those who will be combining sources of financial aid must not receive funds from other sources that exceed the amount offered by this scholarship program.
5. Those who will not be receiving scholarships for short-term study abroad programs from JASSO.
6. In the case of candidates of full exchange or summer school programs, those who are not confirmed for a scholarship from the University of Tokyo are eligible.
7. In the case of FLY program members, those who will not be receiving any financial from the University of Tokyo are eligible.
8. Those who have not been awarded the International Academic Exchange Grant or those who received the last payment from this grant 1 year before (as of April 1st, 2013).


Payment Details

Payments will be made up until the last day of the program
– Scholarship for short-term study abroad program:
Minimum of 3 months (93 days) to maximum of 1 year (365 days)
– Scholarship for very short-term study abroad program:
  Shorter than 3 months (93 days)


2.Monthly stipends

Amount: 60,000~100,000 JPY/month
The amount will depend on the location of your residence.
*Details are provided in supplementary materials.


Application Methods

Student Affiars Section of GSFS posted the detailed information on Cybozu on April 26, 2013. Please confirm the application guidelines and submit the required documents to Student Affairs Secion of GSFS by June 13, 2013.


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Graduate School of Frontier Sciences

Room 120, Environmental Studies Building
5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
Phone: 04-7136-4561 (From overseas: +81 4 7136 4561)
Fax: 04-7136-4560 (From overseas: +81 4 7136 4560)

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