Monday, October 21, 2019

[Master and PhD Degree] Yokohama National University – MEXT Japanese Government Scholarship 2020, Japan (Fully Funded)

From 2018 October enrollment to 2020 October enrollment, two MEXT scholarships for the master's course and five for the doctoral course are going to be allocated every year to "Civil and Development" program. From 2019 October enrollment to 2021 October enrollment, four MEXT scholarships for the doctoral course are allocated every year to "Civil and ICT/IoT" program. The candidates who wish to receive the MEXT scholarship allocated to this program can only apply for October enrollment.

Click each program below for more details:

"Civil and Development" program
"Civil and ICT/IoT" program

 


Qualifications to this Program:
 
An applicant must fulfill the following qualifications;
  • Doctoral Course
    • An applicant willing to admit in the Doctor course must have following academic requirements:
    • An applicant should have outstanding academic records in undergraduate as well as Master degree, and shows robust research potential
    • An applicant should normally possesses a four-year bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
    • Proof of an applicant's English proficiency (An official score of TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent)
  • Master Course
    • An applicant willing to admit in the Master course must have following academic requirements:
    • An applicant should have outstanding academic records in undergraduate
    • An applicant should normally possesses a four-year bachelor's degree.
    • Proof of an applicant's English proficiency (An official score of TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent)
For both the Master course and the Doctor course, an applicant should be in good mental and physical health.

Requirement:
Qualifications for MEXT scholarship prioritized allocated to this program

  • have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan
  • Be 34 years of age or younger as of April 1, 2020
  • Be able to arrive in Japan before 2020 Fall semester will begin.

Required Documents:

For the application for October 2020 enrollment, the following documents must reach the correspondence address no later than November 24th, 2019. All the documents must reach the correspondence address by postal mail (including Fedex and DHL etc.) no later than November 24th, 2019. We only accept application documents sent by postal mail, we don’t accept any application documents sent by email/Fax.

NOTE: The schedule may be moved forward. For those who wish to apply, please prepare the required documents as early as possible.
1. Completed Application Form.
2. For the Doctor course, an official transcript showing the applicant's academic performance from both an undergraduate and a master's course.
For the Master course, an official transcript showing the applicant's academic performance from an undergraduate course.
3. Proof of an applicant's English proficiency (an official score of TOEFL or IELETS or equivalent).
4. Two confidential Recommendation Letters in the specific form. Each letter should be in a sealed envelope with the signature of the recommender over the flap of the envelope and should be sent to the correspondence address directly.

Application Form
The application form and recommendation letter form can be downloaded from the following links. All the documents must reach the correspondence address by postal mail (including Fedex and DHL etc.) no later than November 24th, 2019. We only accept application documents sent by postal mail, we don’t accept any application documents sent by email/Fax.

Application form (DOC) (PDF)
Recommendation Letter Form (DOC) (PDF)

Selection Procedure
Selection will be done by the Program based on the submitted documents. The evaluation of applications will be based on the applicant's academic achievements in the earlier degrees and research potential assessed from academic documents, recommendation letters, the field of interest and study plan.

During the selection process, the shortlisted candidates might be asked for an interview by e-mail/skype or other suitable means. The result of selection will be notified to the applicant by the middle of February.

The selected applicants will be asked to fill the more detailed application forms and the other documents for the official procedure. The lists of candidates selected by the Program are sent to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) for the final approval. The Program will announce the final selection result to the selected applicants and make arrangements to enroll Yokohama National University.
For information about MEXT scholarship, such as the scholarship stipend, please visit this website.

Corresponding Address
Prof. Koichi Maekawa Foreign Student Officer
Department of Civil Engineering
Yokohama National University
79-5 Tokiwadai, Hodogaya-ku
Yokohama 240-8501
Japan
 
E-mail Address for Inquiries

E-mail Address for Inquiries fso-civil***ynu.ac.jp (Please replace *** with @)
Please don’t attach any files. We don’t open any email with an attached file.

Deadline:
24 November 2019

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