Host Institute Description:
- Tsukuba University is one of Japan’s most prestigious national universities, located in Tsukuba, Ibaraki (established by the Japanese Government). The university has 28 academic clusters and colleges of approximately 16,500 students (as of 2014). A region of 258 hectares (636 acres) covers the main Tsukuba campus, making it the second-largest single campus in Japan.
- Why study at the University of Tsukuba? Working adults can enroll in graduate programs at the university, which also runs university-affiliated K-12 schools in Tokyo. STEMM fields (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine), physical education, and interdisciplinary fields linked to it are the university’s educational strengths. It is located in Tsukuba’s Science City, which has over 300 research institutes.
To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
- Those who are financially in need and have difficulty attending school (household income of less than 5 million yen)
- First and second-year students who have Asian nationalities (including Japanese nationality) and live in Japan and attend regular faculties at the following universities
Tohoku University, Ibaraki University, Tsukuba University, Utsunomiya University, Gunma University, Saitama University, Chiba University, Ochanomizu University, Telecommunications University, Tokyo University, Tokyo Foreign Language University, Tokyo Marine University, Tokyo Gakugei University, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo Agricultural and Industrial University, Hitotsubashi University, Yokohama National University, Niigata University, Toyama University, Yamanashi University, Shinshu University, Kanazawa University, Shizuoka University, Nagoya University, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Toyohashi Institute of Technology, Kyoto University, Osaka University,
The Takasaki University of Economics, Maebashi Institute of Technology, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Yokohama City University, Chiba Prefectural University of Health Sciences
Aoyama Gakuin University, Gakuin University, Keio University, International Christian University, Sophia University, Chuo University, Tokyo Science University, Hosei University, Meiji University, Rikkyo University, Waseda University
- Those who have the Japanese language ability (generally N2 or higher) necessary for studying at university
- Those who are healthy and have excellent academic performance
Standard grades for second-year college students
? GPA adopted universities: 2.5 or higher
? GPA non-adopted universities: Average 3.5 points or higher in terms of the following points
Excellent (Hide, S, A, 80 points or higher) Etc.) Number of subjects x 5 points
Good (B, 70-79 points, etc.) Number of subjects x 3 points
Possible (C, 60-69 points, etc.) Number of subjects x 1 point
- Those who can receive the recommendation of the president of the university
- Those who have not received other benefit-type.