Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan is now opening applications for 2017 MEXT Research Student Program Scholarship. « International Affairs and Corporate Relations Division

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan is now opening applications for 2017 MEXT Research Student Program Scholarship.

posted on September 30, 2016

The Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan is now opening applications for 2017 MEXT Research Student Program Scholarship.
Tokyo Tech offers two programs in which graduate-level students can apply, including Research Students Program and International Graduate Program A [IGP (A)]. Interested students can apply to either of these programs, but it is not possible to apply to both programs simultaneously.
Tokyo Tech-recommended recipients of the Japanese Government (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology – MEXT) Scholarship will enroll in Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) as Research Students in the Research Student Program starting from September/October 2017 – March 2019.
Each applicant should apply for the field of study he/she studied at the previous university or a related field. Each applicants must identify a field in which he/she can receive education and perform research at Tokyo Tech.
Scholarship Benefits:
(1) Allowance: Scholarship recipients will be provided a monthly stipend of 146,000 JPY (Research Student). This stipend is subject to change as specified by the regulations of the MEXT Scholarship program. Monthly stipends will not be paid to a recipient who takes a leave of absence or is long absent from Tokyo Tech.
(2) Transportation from Japan.
(3) School Fees.
You can find scholarship announcement and application form in the attached file. For more information regarding the scholarship detail and application process, please visit http://www.titech.ac.jp/english/graduate_school/international/research_students/mext_application.html
Interested students must submit the applications to SIIT International Affairs and Corporate Relations Division (2nd Floor, Rangsit Campus) byThursday, 20 October 2016. Please see the Announcement and Application Form.