AY 2023 (Special Application) Application Guidelines for Scholarships for Doctoral Programs in Graduate Schools
The purpose of this scholarship is to develop and support talented science and engineering professionals who will contribute to advancing the industrial technology of Japan.
1 Students enrolled (as of November 1) in the first year of a doctoral course at a graduate school of science and engineering in Japan. The scholarship may be combined with other scholarships if approved by the supporting organization. However, students who receive the scholarship independently will be given priority.
2 Amount of scholarship: 1.5 million yen annually
Period of scholarship: 3 years from the first year to the end of the third year.
*In principle, there is no obligation to return this scholarship.
3 Number of recipients: 150 people
4 The application procedure is as follows:
(1) Apply through the Foundation's Electronic Application System during the application period.
Application period: November 1 - November 30, 2023
5 The review criteria will be as follows.
(1) Research title and outline (originality, future potential, feasibility, etc.).
(2) Future career goals (specific goals and motivation, contribution to society, etc.).
(3) Necessity of financial support (justification and specific utilization, etc.).
(4) Web interviews will be conducted in some cases.
6 The scholarship recipients will be screened by the Scholarship Selection Committee, which will meet in early December. Upon final screening by the Scholarship Selection Committee, the Board of Directors will make a decision and notify the applicant.
7 Scholarship students who have been notified of their acceptance will be required to access the Electronic Application System as soon as possible to complete the procedures for receiving their scholarship.
(1) Submission of Scholarship Receipt Confirmation Form
(Form 4) Download the Scholarship_Confirmation_Letter , fill, and upload it in PDF format.
(2) Register the account to which the scholarship funds will be transferred
*The account must be in your name.
8 Scholarship funds are transferred in two annual installments to a bank account in the scholar's name.
|Amount of scholarship||Annual 1,500,000 yen|
|(750,000 yen for each term)|
|Payment Date||Spring entrants||First year||January (1,500,000 yen)|
|Second year and thereafter||April, October|
|Fall entrants||First year||January, April|
|Second year and thereafter||October, April|
9 Scholarship recipients are required to submit a report of results after the completion of each academic year.
(1) Submission period
At the end of the first and second year Within one month
At the end of the third year Within three months
(2) Documents to be submitted
At the end of the first and second year Reports of Annual Results
At the end of the third year Final Report of Results
(3) Contents of report
At the end of the first and second year Within one page (A4 size)
At the end of the third year Within three pages (A4 size)
*The report must be prepared in accordance with the template format specified by the Foundation. The template can be downloaded from the Foundation's website. (Under preparation)
(4) Submission method
Upload the report as a Word file from the Electronic Application System.
a. Final reports by the degree recipients may be published in the annual report issued by the Foundation.
b. Degree recipients may be asked to present their research results at the Amano Forum held each fall.
10 In the event of a leave of absence, withdrawal, or any other changes, the scholar must report the change to the Foundation in writing without delay by submitting (Form 5) Change_Report . In the event of late reporting, the scholarship may be required to be returned.
11 7955-98 Kiga, Hosoe-cho, Kita-ku, Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, 431-1305
Secretariat, Amano Institute of Technology
TOPAY 2023 (Special Application) Application Guidelines for Scholarships for Doctoral Programs in Graduate Schools