Tohoku University adopted assistant “Open-door” policy and still inviting the students from foreign countries for the applying season for 2020 on totally funded Japanese Government Scholarship named as MEXT. The International Graduate Program for Advanced Science (IGPAS) was initiated in Gregorian calendar month 2004 united of the primary International Priority Graduate Programs supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, and Technology (MEXT). The lecture courses are a unit instructed in English, and therefore the students aren’t needed to find out Japanese language, though they’re inspired to find out it for his or her existence. Scholarship opportunities area unit offered for those that meet our qualifications and educational standards. From its institution in 2004 to Gregorian calendar month 2018, IGPAS has bestowed 133 master’s degrees and ninety-eight scholarly person degrees to students from twenty-five countries and regions.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
  • Department: Graduate School of Science
  • Course Level: Master/PhD/Master+PhD
  • Award: Fully Funded
  • Access Mode: by Post & Online
  • Number of Awards: 8
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Japan
  • Start Date: 15 October 2019
  • Deadline: 15 November 2019

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan
  • For Master program: Persons who have successfully completed 16 years of education outside Japan or who are expected to do so.
  • For PhD: Persons who have successfully obtained a degree equivalent to a master’s degree or a professional master’s degree at a university or college outside Japan or who are expected to do.
  • Persons who are at least 22 years old for Master and 24 years old for PhD by the day before the admission date
  • Those who were born on or after April 2, 1985

Departments (Programs Offered)

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Astronomy
  • Geophysics
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Sciences

English Proficiency & Exemption

Applicants must be proficient in the English or Japanese language and meet one of the following conditions:

  • Have obtained an English language proficiency test score, i.e. IELTS, TOEFl..etc
  • Have been awarded or expect to be awarded by the time of Tokyo Tech enrollment an undergraduate or graduate degree from an institution where all instruction was in English

How to Apply

Step 1: Find a potential supervisor among the faculty members in the field of your interest. Check the Faculty List Below by following links

Graduate of Science, Tohoku University

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Academic Research Staff at Tohoku University

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The website contains information on all faculty members of Tohoku University. Make sure to select “Graduate School of Science” in the “Affiliation” section when searching by keywords.

Step 2: Contact the faculty members directly via email and obtain their consent

Step 3: Register online via IGPAS Pre-Application Form.

Step 4: Prepare the required documents for the application

Step 5: Send your application to the IGPAS Admissions Office.
All documents should be enclosed together, sent via airmail, and received by the IGPAS Admissions Office by November 29, 2019 JSD.
*The IGPAS Admissions Office will email you to inform the arrival of the documents along with your application number.

Required Documents

Documents Required to be Submit to the Tohoku University, Japan are: Application Forms, Research Proposal, Checklist, Official Academic Transcript, Summary of Thesis or Research project (Abstract), English Proficiency Test or English Proficiency letter, Recommendation Letters, Consent of a Tokyo Institute of Technology Faculty Member, Applicant’s Passport and Curriculum Vitae

Submission of Documents

Mailing Address

IGPAS Admissions Office
Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University
6-3 Aramaki-Aza-Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8578 JAPAN
Tel: +81-22-795-5829
Fax: +81-22-795-5831


As you Know MEXT is a Highly Paid Fully Funded Scholarship will cover your Registration, Tuition Fee, Monthly Stipend, Accommodation, Airfare, Health Insurance…etc

Click Here to See the Official Announcement and Details

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Muhammad Usman

Research & MEXT Scholar  at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) with Graduate Major in Global Engineering for Development, Environment and Society


Haris · October 21, 2019 at 9:27 PM

Bahi ma khna chah rha ta k ma nay Abi abi UOG say BS Mathematics kiya ha 2015-2019 Batch ta . Tu possible ha k Scholarship mil jay ga Japan ka. Or agr mil jay ga tu us ka kya Process ho ga

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