2017-2018 Special Scholarship Program (SSP) at Kochi University of Technology in Japan , and applications are submitted till March 17, 2017. Kochi University of Technology is offering Special Scholarship Program (SSP) for project-based. This special scholarship program is available for pursuing the doctoral degree program in the Department of Engineering. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country):Kochi University of Technology | Japan
doctoral degree program
are awarded in the Department of Engineering at Graduate School of
University of Technology
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2017-2018 Special Scholarship is targeted for International students
‣ Award No: Not Specified
‣ Scholarship Duration: One year but 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.
from 30,000 yen entrance examination fee, 300,000 yen enrollment fee
and 535,800 yen/year tuition fee
-To support living expenses, 150,000 yen/month is paid for research project work.
-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).
2017-2018 Special Scholarship (SSP) was established in 2003 in
order to support the development of advanced research at the
university through the contribution of highly capable doctoral
year, Kochi University of Technology (KUT) enrolls approximately 15
selected doctoral students to work in specific research projects.
‣ Each student pursues a doctoral course in English while at the same time assisting his/her host professor in his/her research projects and receiving monthly payment in return for his/her contribution to the projects.
have or to be scheduled to acquire a master’s degree before the KUT
be 35 years old or under at the time of enrollment
have an excellent academic record and strong bachelors and master’s
degrees from reputable universities
have the intention, adequate knowledge and research skill to work in
one of the designated research projects
have high English proficiency.
criteria for 2017-2018 Special Scholarship
submitted documents will be carefully examined in the course of the
first screening. Only applicants who are successful in that screening
will then be examined in such forms as an interview, an English
written exam, an academic achievement written exam in the specialized
field required for the conduct of the selected research project, etc.
interview and other formalities will be held at a place that will be
appointed separately (The examination for the foreign applicants will
be conducted hopefully in their country. However, the examination for
the applicants residing in Japan will be conducted at Kochi
University of Technology (KUT)).
will be made at the end of May, 2017
Scholarship Application Method
one or two research project(s) from the SSP Research Project List
and submit all required documents by post.
Applications are due on
March 17, 2017.
forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
is important to read the application procedure, and visit the
official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how
to apply for