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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

> 2018.3.16 The Daiohs Memorial Foundation /Deadline: April 16 (Mon), 2018
> 2018.3.14 Takano Gakujutsu-Shinko-Zaidan Foundation/ Deadline: May 15 (Thu), 2018
> 2018.3.12 The Korean Scholarship Foundation/ Closed
> 2018.3.12 JEES Nichino Scholarship/Deadline: April 16 (Mon), 2018
> 2018.3.9 JEES Kentei Scholarship/ Deadline: April 16 (Mon), 2018
> 2018.3.9 The Ishimori Memorial Foundation/ Closed
> 2018.3.7 AEON 1% Club 2018 AEON Scholarship/ Closed
> 2018.2.27 Docomo International Student Scholarship/ Closed
> 2018.2.27 Tobemaki Scholarship Foundation/ Deadline: May 9 (Wed), 2018 
> 2018.2.26 Yamaoka Scholarship Foundation /Closed
> 2018.2.23 The Uenohara Research Grant/ Deadline: April 30 (Mon), 2018
> 2018.2.21 JEES Scholarship (Priority Countries)/ Deadline: April 12 (Thu), 2018
> 2018.2.21 Hashiya Scholarship Foundation/ Closed
> 2018.2.16 The University of Tokyo Foundation – Optics and Advanced Laser Science by Innovative Funds for Students/ Deadline: May 18 (Fri), 2018
> 2018.2.15 SGH Foundation/ Closed
> 2018.2.7 Jissen Women’s Educational Institute Scholarship/ Deadline: May 1 (Tue), 2018
> 2018.2.1 Kashiyama scholarship foundation, Call for Resident of Student Dorm OAK Village/ Closed
> 2018.1.22 Tokio Marine Kagami Memorial Foundation/ Closed
> 2018.1.19 The Kobayashi Fund/ Closed
> 2018.1.10 The Kamernori Foundation/ Closed
> 2018.1.9 【Repost】Guidelines for 2018 MEXT scholarship with University Recommendation have been posted./ Closed
> 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
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