Funded/Fully Funded Scholarships in Japan – Tokyo Institute of Technology

Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) provides a number of funded and fully funded scholarships in Japan for domestic and foreign students in undergraduate, master’s, and doctorate programs at various academic levels. The following are a few of the scholarships offered by Tokyo Tech:

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Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology of Japan runs a prominent scholarship program called the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship. With the help of this scholarship, international students will have the chance to study in Japan while also helping to strengthen links of friendship and understanding between Japan and other nations.

Funded/Fully Funded Scholarships in Japan - Tokyo Institute of Technology
Funded/Fully Funded Scholarships in Japan – Tokyo Institute of Technology

Funded/Fully Funded Scholarships in Japan

Here is a list of funded or fully funded scholarships in Japan for international students:

Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship (Embassy Recommendation)

The Embassy Recommendation Scholarship is one of the MEXT Scholarships that are offered. Under this category, MEXT receives recommendations for candidates for scholarships from Japanese embassies and consulates around the world. Depending on the nation and embassy, the application and selection procedures for the Embassy Recommendation Scholarship may change.

Host CountryJapan
Host InstituteTokyo Institute of Technology
Study LevelBachelor / Master / Doctor / Non-degree
StipendUp to JPY 148,000/month
AdmissionApril / September
Eligible Nationalitynationality of a country that has diplomatic relations
When to Apply June in the year prior to the intended enrollment
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Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for Undergraduates (University Recommendation)

The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology administers a scholarship program for undergraduates with university recommendations called the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for Undergraduates with University Recommendation. International students will have the opportunity to pursue undergraduate courses in Japan thanks to this award.

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Host CountryJapan
Host InstituteTokyo Institute of Technology
Study LevelBachelor
StipendJPY 120,000/month
AdmissionApril / September
Eligible Nationalitynationality of a country that has diplomatic relations
When to Apply Mid-August to early September of the year prior to the intended enrollment
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Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for Graduates (University Recommendation)

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology of Japan administers a scholarship program called the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for Graduates with University Recommendation. The goal of this scholarship is to give overseas students the chance to pursue graduate studies (Master’s or Ph.D.) in Japan.

Host CountryJapan
Host InstituteTokyo Institute of Technology
Pursued DegreeMaster + Doctor (Integrated Doctoral Education Program)
StipendJPY 148,000/month
AdmissionApril / September
Eligible Nationalitynationality of a country that has diplomatic relations
When to Apply Mid-September to early December of the year prior to the intended enrollment
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Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP)

The Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) is a scholarship initiative jointly funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Japan. The program aims to provide opportunities for students from developing member countries of the ADB to pursue postgraduate studies in development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asia-Pacific region.

Host CountryJapan
Host InstituteTokyo Institute of Technology
Study LevelMaster
StipendJPY 147,000/month + annual book/thesis allowances
AdmissionSeptember
Eligible Nationalitynationality of a country that has diplomatic relations
When to Apply Mid-January to mid-April
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Tokyo Tech Tsubame Scholarship for Doctoral Students

In April 2019, Tokyo Tech introduced a brand-new scholarship program for doctorate candidates. The Tsubame Scholarship for PhD Students seeks to lessen the financial load for academically exceptional students so they can focus on continuing their PhD studies. The financial aid is meant to keep deserving students from losing out on the chance to attend the Institute.

Host InstituteTokyo Institute of Technology
EnrolmentApril/September
1st-year doctoral students480,000 JPY (standard scholarship)
2nd and 3rd year doctoral students480,000 JPY (standard scholarship)
2nd and 3rd year doctoral students635,400 JPY (special scholarship)
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Applications are closed now. The next call for applications is planned for around October 2023.

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Tokyo Tech Advanced Human Resource Development Fellowship for Doctoral Students

The goal of this fellowship program is to create human resources with doctoral degrees who can contribute to scientific and technological innovation for the creation of a smart society based on the idea of cyber-physical-social systems (hereinafter referred to as “CPS2”), which the Institute has identified as one of the strategic fields for top-tier global research.

Host CountryJapan
Study LevelDoctoral
StipendAnnual amount 2,100,000 yen
AdmissionSeptember
Eligible Nationalitynationality of a country that has diplomatic relations
When to Apply May
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Privately-Funded Scholarships without a University Recommendation

These scholarships are open to anybody who satisfies the foundations’ specified eligibility requirements. Most scholarship foundations communicate with the Student Support Division by sending information. The Student Support Division on the O-Okayama Campus and the Student Affairs Division on the Suzukakedai Campus both have application forms accessible. We also post this information on the bulletin boards.

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*You have enough time to prepare for most of the above-mentioned funded/fully funded scholarships in Japan. So, find an appropriate scholarship for you and get ready to apply.

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