Urgent Financial Support for Tokyo Tech Students

Updated: August 2, 2021

The extension of the state of emergency due to the novel coronavirus may cause concern for students with financial problems.

In particular, those whose income has decreased as a consequence of economic stagnation may struggle with tuition payments, living expenses, etc.

Tokyo Tech launched the "COVID-19 Student Emergency Loan" in AY 2020 as an urgent response to help such students continue their education at the Institute.
Applications for the Emergency Loan for AY 2021 are now open.

Eligible students

Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, doctoral degree, and professional master’s degree students who meet all of the following:

  • Those who are experiencing financial hardship due to decrease in income, etc. caused by the effects of COVID-19 and need urgent financial assistance
  • Those who are living in Japan
    (International students who are already in Japan will be eligible)
  • Those who have a Japanese bank account into which loan disbursements will be deposited

Loan amount

Up to JPY 300,000
The actual amount students are eligible to receive can be lower depending on circumstances.

Application procedure

Read the Application Guide (below) carefully, and apply to the Financial Aid Group.

Application Forms

Application period

Application documents must be sent by postal mail and received by the Financial Aid Group no later than
August 20, 2021.


Financial Aid Group, Student Support Division

Email seso-apply@jim.titech.ac.jp