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.
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- Privately financed international students studying at a graduate school in Chiba prefecture, or living in Chiba prefecture and commuting to adjacent prefecture. Research students who are going to be enrolled in a master or a doctoral course as of April, 2019 are eligible to apply.
- Those who are not receiving more than 50,000 JPY from other foundation. JASSO sholars are ineligible to apply.
- Those whose spouse is a Japanese/home country government’s scholarship holder or works in Japan are not eligible.
- Those who are able to attend meetings held by the foundation every month.
- Those who are able to communicate in Japanese.
How To Apply:
Submit all necessary application materials to the Foundation directly. Guidelines and application forms are available on the foundation website.(Japan)
31 January 2019