KUT Full PhD Scholarship for Engineering Studies in Japan


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 3662

Opportunity Description

Kochi University of Technology is offering Special Scholarship programs (SSP) for international students who want pursue their doctoral studies and for Projects.

Deadline: September 14, 2018                                                   Organization: Kochi University of Technology

Primary screening result: November 30, 2018                    admission decision: January 15, 2019

Registration period: January 31, 2019                                     Duration of the program: 3 years

Fields of study: Engineering faculty                                         Level of study: Doctoral program

Instruction language: English                                                      Number of scholarship: 3


About the KUT Scholarship:

KUT offers this scholarship for doctoral studies in engineering fields. First scholarship term is one year and will be extended up to three years. This scholarship is full scholarship that covers all of expenses during the studies.

SSP scholarship benefits

SSP provides full coverage of the expenses and items below:

  • Entrance fee exemption (30000 yen)
  • Enrollment fee exemption (300,000 yen)
  • Exemption of 525,800 tuition fee per year
  • Monthly living allowance (150,000 yen) – tax is included
  • Travel and initial living costs allowance 150,000 yen
  • English technical writing and research writing class
  • Japanese language class for daily conversation

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Who can apply to SSP?

  • Have a master degree from an accredited university equivalent to KUT master degree
  • Be 35 years older or younger in April 2019
  • High academic performance and strong undergraduate and graduate degrees
  • Have adequate knowledge, intention and research skill to work in a research project
  • Advance proficiency in English language
  • Be resident of any country such as Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Mongolia, Nepal, Niger, Pakistan, Iran and USA, Japan, Latvia, Spain, and etc.



Required documents

  • Application form
  • Original Bachelor degree transcript (English/Japanese
  • Original master degree transcript. Those who have not finished their master degree can submit a provisional master degree transcript
  • Original master degree certificate. If you have not finished your master degree use KUT official SSP form linked below
  • Past fields of study
  • Research outline
  • Two signed letters of recommendation (sample to use)
  • Health certificate
  • Other documents if you have, such as rank certificate, past publications English language certificate and copy of passport

How to apply?

Eligible applicants can apply through the following steps:

  • Choose one the Research projects
  • Download the Application forms
  • Complete and send the all the required documents mentioned above by post

Your documents will be screened carefully. The successful applicants will be notified by the end of November 2018.

KUT Japan application and documents

Address to send your documents:

International Relations Section

Kochi University of Technology

Tosayamada, Kami City

Kochi 782-8502, JAPAN

Tel: +81-887-53-1130

E-mail: internatioal@ml.kochi-tech.ac.jp


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