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Admission Information for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences / College of Arts and Sciences

MEXT Scholarship Students

[For applicants from China, coming to Japan in Autumn 2017] How to request "Letter of Acceptance" for Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship (Research Students for 2017)
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 If you are an applicant for MEXT Scholarship (Research Students for 2017) from China and would like to obtain “Letter of Acceptance” from Graduate School of Arts and Sciences as a research student enrolling in Autumn(expected to be September) 2017, first of all, you must pass the Primary Screening given by the Japanese Embassy in China.

And then you are requested to take steps as follows:

1. Choose ONE faculty member as a future supervisor.
You can get information on each department, faculty member’s research field, etc. at the following websites:
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo
ReaD&Researchmap

2. Submit all documents to the International Student Section.
[Required Documents]

1)APPLICATION FOR ACCEPTANCE for MONBUKAGAKUSHO SCHOLARSHIP
Print from the link above, fill the form out and sign it with your own handwritten signature.
Do not forget to write the name of your future supervisor.

2) Passing Certificate of the Primary Screening
(which is "ORIGINAL" & issued by the Japanese Embassy in China)

3) "COPIES with a confirmation seal of the Embassy" of the set of the same documents as those submitted to the Japanese Embassy in China (which is issued by the Embassy), as follows:
- APPLICATION FOR JAPANESE GOVERNMENT (MONBUKAGAKUSHO:MEXT) SCHOLARSHIP Research Students for 2017
- APPLICATION FOR JAPANESE GOVERNMENT (MONBUKAGAKUSHO:MEXT) SCHOLARSHIP (ATTACHMENT) Research Students for 2017
- Field of Study and Study Program
- Graduation certificate or degree certificate of the university attended
(or an attested document certifying that the applicant will graduate from the school, where applicable)
*If you have completed graduate course (or if you have been enrolled in graduate course), please submit both graduation certificate for undergraduate course and completion certificate (or expected completion certificate) for graduate course.
- Academic transcript
*If you have completed graduate course (or if you have been enrolled in graduate course), please submit transcripts for both undergraduate course and graduate course.
- Recommendation from the principal or the adviser of the last university attended
- Recommendation from the present employer (if currently employed)
- Certificate of health
- Abstract of thesis

[Destination Address]
International Student Section
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences,
The University of Tokyo
3-8-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8902 JAPAN
You should send us your documents by "EMS"-Express Mail Service (one of airmails)- or DHL.

[Deadline]
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
We do not respond to a request after the deadline, therefore send them to us, as soon as possible.

After screening several levels, we will officially inform you of the result by mail. In some cases, it might take more than one month to screen the application.
We are unable to consider you as a candidate for acceptance unless you fulfill all the requirements.
Please read the FAQ section before you send the application.


Contact:
E-mail: ryugakusei-g[at]adm.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp (Please replace [at] with @)
TEL: +81-(0)3-5454-6064
How to request ゙Letter of Acceptance” for Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship (Research Students for 2017) ※Application Closed
If you would like to obtain a ゙Letter of Acceptance” for the MEXT Scholarship (Research Students for 2017) from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, you must first pass the Primary Screening given by the Japanese Embassy / Consulate General in your home country.
 
Then you are requested to take the following steps:
 
1. Choose ONE faculty member as a future supervisor.
You can find information on each department, faculty members' research fields, etc. at the following websites:
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo
ReaD&Researchmap
 
2. Submit all documents to the International Student Section.
[Required Documents]
1) Application for Acceptance for Monbukagakusho Scholarship
Print from the link above, fill the form out and sign it with your own handwritten signature.
Do not forget to write the name of your future supervisor.
 
2) Certificate of passing Primary Screening
(which is an original copy and issued by the Japanese Embassy)
 
3) A copy of the set of documents submitted to the Japanese Embassy / Consulate General with a confirmation seal of the Embassy (which is issued by the Embassy), as follows:
  - Application Form for Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship for 2017
  - Placement Preference Form for Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship
  - Field of Study and Research Program Plan
  - Academic transcript
  *If you have completed your graduate studies (or if you are enrolled in a graduate studies course), please submit   
  transcripts for both undergraduate and graduate degrees.
  - Graduation certificate or degree certificate of the university attended (or an attested document certifying that the applicant  
  will graduate from the school, where applicable)
  *If you have completed your graduate degree (or if you are enrolled in a graduate studies course), please submit graduation certificates for both undergraduate course and completion certificate (or expected completion certificate) for graduate course.
  - Recommendation from the principal or the adviser of the last university attended
  - Recommendation from present employer (if currently employed)
  - Certificate of health
  - Abstract of thesis
 
[Send to]
International Student Section
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences,
The University of Tokyo
3-8-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8902 JAPAN
You should send us your documents via trailable mail service such as ゙EMS”-Express Mail Service-, DHL, and so on.

 [Deadline]
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

We do not respond to a request after the deadline, therefore send them to us, as soon as possible.

After screening several levels, we will officially inform you of the result by mail. In some cases, it might take more than one month to screen the application.
We are unable to consider you as a candidate for acceptance unless you fulfill all the requirements.
Please read the FAQ section before you send the application.


Contact:
E-mail: ryugakusei-g[at]adm.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp (Please replace [at] with @)
TEL: +81-(0)3-5454-6064
[For applicants from China, coming to Japan in April 2017] How to request "Letter of Acceptance" for Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship (Research Students for 2017) ※Application Closed
How to request (Japanese Version Only)
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