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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

> 2019.3.20 Moritani Scholarship Foundation/ Deadline: April 3 (Wed), 2019
> 2019.3.20 Otuska Toshimi Scholarship Foundation/ Deadline: April 23 (new applicants) / April 16 (current recipients), 2019
> 2019.3.15 JEES Scholarship (Priority Countries)/ Deadline: April 10 (Wed), 2019
> 2019.3.7 The Korean Scholarship Foundation/ Closed
> 2019.2.28 Hashiya Scholarship Foundation/ Closed
> 2019.2.28 Asahi Glass Foundation/ Closed
> 2019.2.14 Tobmaki Scholarship Foundation/ Deadline: May 5 (Fri), 2019
> 2019.2.14 The Daiohs Memorial Foundation /Deadline: April 5 (Fri), 2019
> 2019.2.6 MHI/MHPS Mirai Scholarship/ Closed
> 2019.2.6 Japan Material International Scholarship Foundation/ Closed
> 2019.2.6 Tokio Marine Kagami Memorial Foundation/ Closed
> 2019.2.4 The University of Tokyo Foundation – Optics and Advanced Laser Science by Innovative Funds for Students/ Deadline: May 17 (Fri), 2019 by 17:00
> 2019.1.30 Call for Residents, Assuran International Student House/ Closed
> 2019.1.29 SGH Foundation / Closed
> 2019.1.15 Kamenori Foundation/ Closed
> 2018.12.25 Guidelines for MEXT Scholarship application Super Global University Project – ACY 2019 have been posted.
> 2018.12.20 East Asian Circle of Applied Technology Foundation/ Closed
> 2018.12.11 Sato Yo International Scholarship Foundation/ Closed
> 2018.12.4 Mitsubishi Research Institute Scholarship/ Closed
> 2018.12.4 Kawaguchi Shizu Memorial Scholarship/ Closed
> 2018.11.21 The Iwatani Naoji Foundation / Closed
> 2018.11.1 Yamaha Motor Company International Amity Scholarship Foundation / Closed
> 2018.10.30 Tsuji International Scholarship Foundation/ Closed
> 2018.10.26 Okamoto Scholarship Foundation/ Closed
> 2018.10.26 St. Timothy’s Church Scholarship/ Closed
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