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Japanese Government Scholarship (University Recommendation) : Special Program

Japanese Government (MONBUKAGAKUSHO:MEXT) Scholarship (University Recommendation) 2021

Special Program

MEXT Scholarship (University Recommendation, Special Program) is available for participants of the "Innovative Engineers Development Program through Enhancing Network between Asian Countries and Regional Industries". You can not apply for this scholarship in addition to the "University Recommendation (General Program)".

Number of Candidates to be recommended by TUT to MEXT : 8

Application Guidelines

For details, please refer to the following guidelines.

Please note that there are several requirements for applicants, described as "Qualifications and Conditions" in the guidelines. The applicants must satisfy all of these qualifications and conditions.

Application procedure

1. Check application qualification and conditions
2. Find your prospective supervisor
There are so many inquiries to our faculty members.
Please carefully check the field of research, etc., and make polite inquiries to the supervisors you wish to be accepted.
Please refrain from sending emails to many faculty members at once.

After confirming that you satisfy all the necessary qualifications and conditions, please look for your prospective supervisor from Department Information and Faculty Members List and contact them to consult about your research objectives. After getting the supervisor's acceptance, please send them all required documents before the application deadline.

Please Note: The university administration office will not introduce the supervisors to applicants, and it is very important to communicate directly with your supervisor well in advance.

3. Submit application documents

Send all required documents by e-mail first, then by international express mail to the supervisor (hard copies).

Please DO NOT send the documents directly to the International Affairs Division Office.
Application documents directly sent to the International Affairs Division Office will not be accepted.

Application documents submitted to;
Atten: Prof.***(Your prospective supervisor's name)
Department of *** (your prospective department)
Toyohashi University of Technology, Tempaku, Toyohashi, Aichi, 441-8580, JAPAN

Application deadline (Obtaining the informal consent of the academic advisor and submitting the application documents to the academic advisor.)

January 25, 2021 (Japan Time)

Required documents

  1. 2021 Application form for Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship【MEXT_application_form_sp
  2. Field of Study and Research Plan【MEXT_study_plan_sp
  3. Official Academic Transcripts from undergraduate school (Originals or Certified copies)
  4. Certificate of Graduation or Provisional Certificate from undergraduate school (Originals or Certified copies)
  5. Publication list for MEXT Scholarship Application【MEXT_publication_list
  6. Abstract of Thesis (if completed) or a description of your thesis research in progress
  7. Proof of high performance or good achievement record
  8. Recommendation Letter
  9. Photograph
  10. Certificate of language proficiency
  11. CV (Any Format but, it must include all of your academic and employment history.)
  12. Photocopy of passport
  13. Declaration sheet for MEXT Scholarship Application【MEXT_declaration_sp
  14. Check list of documents for Japanese Government Scholarship【MEXT_ms_check
  15. Academic Performance Entry Sheet【ap_entry_sheet

Schedule of Selection for 2021 (Tentative)

2021/01/25 Deadline for Japanese Government(MEXT)Scholarship Application
2021/03 Applicants will be notified of the screening results of MEXT scholarship by TUT
2021/05 Application deadline for International Master's Degree Program *Please note that our website will be updated at around the end of January, 2021.
2021/06 Candidate of MEXT scholarship will be notified of the MEXT decision
2021/10/01 Enrollment as a Regular student of International Master's Degree Program


  1. 受入内諾書(学内限定)
  2. 安全保障輸出管理セルフチェックシート【学内限定ダウンロードページ

For inquiries, please contact

Address International Affairs Division
Toyohashi University of Technology
1-1 Hibarigaoka, Tempaku-cho, Toyohashi, 441-8580, Japan
E-mail ryugaku@office
*Please add "" at the end of the email address.

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