Kochi University of Technology (KUT) Special Doctoral Scholarship Program (SSP) 2017/2018,Japan


PROGRAM OF STUDY

Doctoral Program (3 years) Department of Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering

MEDIUM OF STUDY

English

NUMBER OF STUDENTS TO BE ADMITTED

No more than 3 SSP students can be enrolled concurrently for each project leader. See the SSP project list for details of which projects currently have places available for SSP students.

SSP Research Project List

ENROLLMENT TIME

April/October

SCHOLARSHIP TERM

One year *The term will be extended for increments of one year up to a total of three years, unless the university terminates the SSP student status for any of the reasons stated in paragraph 13 below, Termination of SSP Student Status.

OBLIGATIONS

  1. The SSP student must work 50 hours per month for a specific research project at the university.

  2. The SSP student must report his/her study and research achievements to the dean of the Graduate School of Engineering at the end of each semester. The submitted report will be evaluated by the dean of the Graduate School of Engineering.

BENEFITS

  1. Exemption from 30,000 yen entrance examination fee, 300,000 yen enrollment fee and 535,800 yen/year tuition fee

  2. To support living expenses, 150,000 yen/month is paid as salary for research project work. *You must pay some amount of taxes from this salary.

  3. 150,000 yen is provided for travel and initial living costs. (given only to international applicants who are living outside Japan, and who have, or have the intention to acquire, "Student" status of Japanese residence at the time of entry into Japan)

See the details here.

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants are required to meet all of the following conditions
  1. To hold a degree from an accredited institution comparable to the master's degree offered at KUT after 18 years of education, or to be scheduled to acquire such a degree before the KUT enrollment date

  2. To be 35 years old or under at the time of enrollment

  3. To have an excellent academic record and strong bachelor's and master's degrees from reputable universities

  4. To have the intention, adequate knowledge and research skill to work in one of the designated research projects

  5. To have high English proficiency

SCHOLARSHIP LINK

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