The University of Tokyo is a public research university located in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan. Established in 1877 as the first imperial university, it is one of Japan's most prestigious universities.
The university has 10 faculties and enrolls about 30,000 students, 2,100 of whom are international students. Its five campuses are in Hongō, Komaba, Kashiwa, Shirokane and Nakano. It is among the top type of the select Japanese universities assigned additional funding under the MEXT's Top Global University Project to enhance Japan's global educational competitiveness.The university has graduated many notable alumni, including 17 Prime Ministers, 16 Nobel Prize laureates, 3 Pritzker Prize laureates, 3 astronauts, and 1 Fields Medalist.
- Privately financed international students studying or planning to enroll in master’s or doctoral program. Doctoral students exceeding their 3rd year are eligible to apply.
- Those who are from East Asia or South east Asia (for details, see the guideline).
- Those who major in natural sciences or related faculties (for details, see the guideline).
- Those who are under 30 years old for master students and those who are under 35 years old for doctoral students as of April 1, 2019.
- Those who will not receive other scholarships after April, 2019.
- Those who will be able to attend the scholarship recipient meetings held five times a year (including one 3-day overnight training trip).
- Those who desire to continue contacting with the Iwatani Foundation after the completion of scholarship.
- Those who are expected to contribute to an international understanding and amity.
- Those who are able to communicate well in Japanese.
- For details, see the Foundations Guideline.
How to Apply:
Submit all necessary application materials to the Foundation directly. Guidelines and application forms are available on the foundation website.(Japan)
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20 December 2018
20 December 2018