Kochi University Of Technology, Japan 2019 Engineering Doctoral Scholarships | Apply Now

Kochi University Of Technology, Japan 2019 Engineering Doctoral Scholarships | Apply Now

Scholarship Description

Kochi University of Technology, Japan (Kut) is offering a Special Scholarship Program (SSP) to International students who want to follow the doctorate program in Engineering.

The Special Scholarship Program (SSP) helped to support the development and research of Kochi University of Technology and enlisting the help of highly International students.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this scholarship program is on now

Eligible Courses

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

Scholarship 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. See the details here.
(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)

Eligibility Criteria

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


(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.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must choose a research project from the SSP Research Project List

Complete and submit all required documents. See list of required documents here.

Application documents must be addressed to:
International Relations Division
Kochi University of Technology
Tosayamada, Kami City
Kochi 782-8502, JAPAN
Tel: +81-887-53-1130
Fax: +81-887-57-2000


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