Scholarship Opportunities Requiring a University Recommendation

Updated on March 31, 2020

* From April 1 to 7, 2020, is the application period for new entry students.
However, the application can be accepted after the application period IF the applicant has delays in coming to Japan due to the new coronavirus. (This is only for new entry students)
Please submit a complete set of application documents and the following additional document to the Student Support Division within two weeks from the date the applicant is allowed to come to the university.

[Additional submission document]
A copy of your passport page that shows your arrival date to Japan.

The Explanatory Meeting for Privately Funded Scholarships scheduled on April 2 has been canceled.
If you have any questions, please contact the Student Support Division Financial Aid Group.

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【How to Submit】

Please submit a PDF of the documents by email.
(Please keep the Original so that you can submit it later.)

【Required Documents】
・Application Form
・Copy of both sides of your Resident Card
・Copy of academic transcripts
・Copy of Japanese Proficiency Certification (Qualified students only)
・Research Achievement Summary (Qualified students only)

Email address】 gak.kei@jim.titech.ac.jp
 Please write "Application for 2020 Spring Round Privately Funded Scholarships(Student ID)" for the title of the email.

We will send you a reply within 2working days. Please contact us if you don't receive a reply.

※ Please don't submit the documents if you are not in Japan yet.
We can accept your application after you enter Japan. (within 2weeks)

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1) How to apply

Those who wish to apply for a scholarship that requires a university recommendation must submit in advance to Tokyo Tech the "Application for the Privately funded Scholarships" form, available twice a year in March/April and September/October. If you do not, you will miss the opportunity to apply for this kind of scholarship. Announcements are made on the bulletin boards in January for March/April and in July for September/October. The application form is provided at the Student Support Division in O-okayama and Suzukakedai. Please do not forget to submit it. The application form has to be brought by the applicant or by proxy to the Student Support Division in O-okayama Campus or Suzukakedai Campus. We will not accept submissions after the deadline, or by campus-mail or mail.

Grants for most scholarships in Japan start to be provided in April and last until March of the following year.Usually, each scholarship foundation will provide application guidelines between Autumn of the previous year and June. For a brief description of each scholarship offered at Tokyo Tech, please refer to the "List of the Private Scholarship Foundations"(Appendix 1PDF)

2) How to be assessed

Applicants will be ranked in accordance with the "Recommendation Criteria for Privately Funded Scholarships". A selection committee, organized by academics in Tokyo Tech, will decide on which applicants to recommend by referring to this ranking system. The committee will consider the eligibility of applicants in function of each different scholarship. We will inform you only if you are selected by the committee.

We cannot tell you when you get the result because it depends on each foundation's schedule. Please note that not all the applicants will be recommended, and that even applicants that are pre-selected to apply for a scholarship will not be successful in obtaining one. The scholarship foundations will assess the applications of candidates that are recommended by Tokyo Tech.

3) Application Schedules

2020 Spring Round Privately Funded Scholarships
Late January 2020

Announcement for Application posted for 2020 Spring Round Privately Funded Scholarships

Application Form, Details, Schedule, Recommendation Criteria, FAQPDF

March 2 - 6, 2020
(Current students)
Application Period for 2020 Spring Round Privately Funded Scholarship(Current students)
April 1 - 7, 2020
(Students newly admitted or starting a program in April)
Application Period for 2020 Spring Round Privately Funded Scholarship(Students newly admitted or starting a program in April)
Between mid-April 2020 and late-September 2020 The 2020 Spring Round is for scholarships accepting applications between mid-April and late-September 2020. The applicants will be given a standing rank, and will be recommended in this order by our selecting committee. Only if you are selected for the recommendation, we will inform you of the result by late July. Most of the scholarships last one year: from April 2020 to March 2020.
  • Students who wish to apply for scholarships which start from April 2020 must submit the "Application for Privately Funded Scholarships" form in March/April.



2020 Autumn Round Privately Funded Scholarships
Mid-July 2020

Announcement for Application posted for 2020 Autumn Round Privately Funded Scholarships

September 1 - 7, 2020
(Current students)
Application period for 2020 Autumn Round Privately Funded Scholarships
October 1 - 7, 2020
(Students newly admitted or starting a new program in September)

Application period for 2020 Autumn Round Privately Funded Scholarships
(Students newly admitted or starting a new program in September)

Between October 2020 and
March 2021
The 2020 Autumn Round is for scholarships accepting applications between October 2020 and March 2021. The applicants will be given a standing rank, and will be recommended in this order by our selecting committee. Only if you are selected for the recommendation, we will inform you of the result by March 2021. Most of the scholarships begin their granting period from April 2021.
  • Students who wish to apply for scholarships which start from October 2020 or April 2021 must submit the "Application for Privately Funded Scholarships" form in September/October.

4) INQUIRY COUNTER

Division in ChargeTel.E-mailLocation
Student Support Division Financial Aid Group 03-5734-3014 gak.kei@jim.titech.ac.jp Room 102,
West Bldg. 8E