e3 program calls for scholarship application by international students who wish to enroll in the Graduate School of Engineering for October 2021 intake under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program. This is the only solicitation for MEXT Scholarships (University Recommendation) to international students by the Graduate School of Engineering for 2021 academic year enrollment. Applicants seeking enrollment with MEXT scholarship for “Global Leadership Program for Cold Region Engineering” or other MEXT scholarships (University Recommendation) such as “General”, “Top Global University Scholarship” and “Study-in-Japan Global Network Scholarship” shall follow the guidelines for “Global Leadership Program for Cold Region Engineering” below.
Japanese government MEXT scholarship, nomination through e3 program”Global Leadership Program for Cold Region Engineering” (Deadline: December 4, 2020)
The application starts with screening and selection for the scholarship. Applicants are expected to be academically excellent and strongly motivated to conduct Master’s or Doctoral level research at one of laboratories at e3 program. The candidates who passed the first screening (document screening and interview with a prospective supervisor) will proceed to the second screening (interview with nomination committee) and be asked to submit additional documents to complete the procedure. Applicants who are nominated for the scholarship must subsequently apply for admission to the e3 program, the Graduate School of Engineering. (Caution: MEXT Scholarship application and admission of the Graduate School of Engineering are separate procedures.)
Conditions of the scholarship
Master’s course: 144,000 JPY
Doctoral course: 145,000 JPY
- Application fee: exempted
- Admission fee: exempted
- Tuition fees: exempted
- Arrival ticket: provided
- Return ticket: provided
Admission with this scholarship is possible only in October, 2021.
Applicant’s birthday must be on or after April 2nd, 1986.
Applicants must have nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan.
Those who reside in Japan are not eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Applicants must have excellent academic record and be proficient in English.
<Minimum English Requirement>
TOEIC L&R 785
TOEFL iBT 79, TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition 79, PBT 550
IELTS (Academic) 6.0
Medium of Instruction Certificate (MI)
Application deadline and procedure
Download the application guidelines
Selection Schedule for October 2021 Intake
First Screening (Documents screening)
Upload application documents on e3 online system: Nov 16 – Dec 4, 2020
Result announcement of the First Screening: Jan 15, 2021
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Interview with shortlisted candidates: Jan 25 – 29, 2021 (tentative)
Submission of additional documents: By Feb 12
Final Result announcement: Feb 15
This is the only solicitation for MEXT Scholarships (University Recommendation) to international students by the Graduate School of Engineering for 2021 academic year enrollment. This guideline is for the scholarship program titled “Global Leadership Program for Cold Region Engineering.” However, candidates for other MEXT scholarships (University Recommendation) such as “General”, “Top Global University Scholarship” and “Study-in-Japan Global Network Scholarship” will be selected from the same pool of applicants.
The following documents must be submitted online by the deadline through e3 online documents submission system (for details please refer to the application guidelines):
- Field of Study and Research Plan
- Abstracts of Graduation Thesis and Publications
- Academic Transcripts
- Graduation/Expected Graduation Certificates
- One Recommendation Letter
- Documents to Prove English Proficiency
- Photocopy of your passport
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