University of Tokyo Scholarships 2019 (Fully Funded)

UTokyo Scholarships

University of Tokyo is ranked as the best university in Japan in most ranking systems. Since its founding in 1877, University of Tokyo, or UTokyo, has led the industrial revolution in Japan to make Japan one of the leading nation in the world. This excellent university has produced total of 8 Nobel laureates and many excellent scientists, writers, and doctors.

UTokyo composes of 10 Faculties, 15 Graduate Schools, 11 affiliated research institutes, 13 university-wide centers, 3 affiliate libraries, and 2 institutes for advanced study. These institutes have various facilities attached with them such as the University of Tokyo Hospital where medical students can practice their skills.

The facilities are top-notch, but the faculty themselves are excellent. As mentioned, this university has produced 8 Nobel laureates which is a very high accomplishment. In addition, there are many excellent faculty that has produced many scientific accomplishments, excellent literary works, and outstanding accomplishments in other fields. There are total of 5,500 faculty with 27,000 students in UTokyo. This low faculty-student ratio helps students to connect with the faculty better which will help them succeed.

For more information about impressive facts and numbers of UTokyo, visit the official site.

 

Rankings

As mentioned before, UTokyo is ranked as the best university in Japan in many of the ranking systems. UTokyo is ranked high not only in Japan but also globally as well. It is ranked 11th in World Reputation Rankings and 39th in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education. This should not be a big surprise due to the brilliant accomplishments by professors and alumni of UTokyo.

 

English Classes

Three main campuses of UTokyo are Hongo, Komaba, and Kashiwa. There is an undergraduate college called Programs in English at Komaba (PEAK), and all of the programs are conducted in English. This will help many international students who were taught in English in high school since they are not required to learn English to follow the classes.

 

Undergraduate Scholarships

University of Tokyo Scholarships 

  • Scholarship Amount- Admission fee, full tuition, living stipend
  • Eligibility- All international students
  • Number of Recipients- Not specified

For more information, visit the official scholarship website.

 

Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT Scholarship) 

  • Scholarship Amount- Full tuition, living stipend, airplane ticket
  • Eligibility- All international students
  • Number of Recipients- 460 students per year

Please note that number of recipients for the MEXT Scholarship includes recipients for other universities. Not all 460 students will receive the MEXT Scholarship to study in UTokyo. For more information about the MEXT Scholarship, visit this link.

 

Graduate Scholarships

Japanese Government Scholarships (MEXT Scholarship) 

  • Scholarship Amount- Full tuition, living stipend, airplane ticket
  • Eligibility- All international students
  • Number of Recipients- 4,042 students per year

Please note that number of recipients for the MEXT Scholarship includes recipients for other universities. Not all 4,042 students will receive the MEXT Scholarship to study in UTokyo. For more information about the MEXT Scholarship, visit this link.

 

Official Scholarship Page

  1. http://peak.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp/fees_scholarships/index.html
  2. http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/toj/toj0302e.html

 

Related Information

UTokyo offers excellent scholarships to international students. However, there are other excellent universities in Japan that offer scholarships to international students. For information about other universities that offer scholarships to international students in Japan, visit this category.

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6 Responses

  1. Aung Win says:

    HELLO,I am a Myanmar citizen,
    I am a electrical power engineering student.I want to get some information about students exchange for short duration ( 1 month )
    Please

  2. Yahye kaize says:

    Hi I’m a Somalia citizens and I’m want to study undergraduate please help me to get application form and more information about scholarships

  3. ABDULLAH AL MASUD says:

    I would like to get MPil and PhD degree from one of japanese reputed university without GRE, IELTS, TOFEL and others.
    I have BSc and MSc degree from Rajshahi University in Applied Mathematics corresponding results are 3.18 and 3.88.

    • lh1999 says:

      It is impossible to get scholarships without GRE, IETLS, and TOEFL. Please study and get good scores on them to get scholarships!

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