Graduate School Scholarship for New Students (for M.A. Course only)

AY2020 Graduate School Scholarship for New Students (for M.A. Course only)

1. Purpose

To enhance student life and research, we offer the ICU Graduate School Scholarship for New Students in the Master’s Course, which requires no return payments. The application and selection process for this scholarship are conducted simultaneously with regular admission selection (at the time when application materials are submitted).

2. Eligibility

- An applicant with an especially strong desire to enter ICU Graduate School Master’s Course

- An applicant who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement but has difficulty completing coursework for financial reasons. For merit-based scholarships the gross annual income of the applicant and his/her spouse should not exceed JPY 5,360,000 (approx. USD 53,600) *1.                  However, exceptions will be considered in special cases.

3. Amount of scholarship AY2020

Equivalent to the tuition and facilities fees for the first term of the student’s first year                                                                                                        Master's Course Natural Sciences ProgramJPY 455,000                                                                                                                                                Other ProgramsJPY 417,000

This scholarship cannot be used to pay the Non-Resident Fee. If a student takes a leave of absence or withdraws from the university in the first term of the first year, the scholarship will be canceled.

4. Number of slots available40

5. Method of payment                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tuition and facilities fees for new students’ first term are exempted. Since the scholarship is granted as a fee waiver, no cash is awarded.

6. How to applySee “AY2020 Admissions Handbook” English (Page39)     https://www.icu.ac.jp/en/admissions/gs/exam/

         ※ “AY2020 Application Form for the Scholarships for New Students” is downloadable on the same website page.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *1   Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) standard for Type 2 scholarship

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