Application Guidelines for MEXT Scholarship (University Recommendation –SGU–) Commencing in April 2020
International students with outstanding academic records who are applying to enroll as regular, degree-seeking students and those who will advance within the university to a doctoral program at Tokyo Institute of Technology in April 2020 may be eligible to apply for the Japanese Government (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: MEXT) Scholarship (University Recommendation -SGU-). The number of awards is very limited.
Students currently receiving the MEXT Scholarship (University Recommendation -SGU-) who wish to continue their graduate-level programs at Tokyo Tech on the same scholarship must apply for continuation of funding for 2020.
Those who apply for the scholarship must meet one of the following conditions:
- Be applying for an International Graduate Program (C) (IGP (C)) doctoral program commencing in April 2020
- Be advancing from a Tokyo Tech master's program to a Tokyo Tech doctoral program commencing in April 2020
- Be applying for a Tokyo Tech master's program commencing in April 2020 and currently be studying in a Tokyo Tech undergraduate program on a Japanese-Korean Government Scholarship or on the MEXT Scholarship (special admission through university recommendation) as of March 2020
Note: Undergraduate students who are studying at the Institute on other types of MEXT Scholarship are not eligible for this scheme. Specifically, undergraduates who were not selected for extension of their current MEXT Scholarship; those who had the opportunity to apply for extension of their current MEXT Scholarship but failed to do so, and those who will have an opportunity to apply for extension of their current MEXT Scholarship in the future are ineligible to apply for the MEXT Scholarship (University Recommendation -SGU-).
- Be currently receiving the MEXT Scholarship (University Recommendation -SGU-) at Tokyo Tech and wish to continue receiving it in order to continue studies at the Institute
Application period: August 20 — October 30, 2019
Visit the following page for more information on qualifications and application procedures.
Update : August 16, 2019