The Graduate School of Frontier Sciences offers a variety of financial support programs, including scholarships, on-campus jobs, and tuition waiver programs. Almost 30% of the current students in the Graduate School as a whole, and about 70% of the international students, make use of the scholarship programs.
In addition, we have a system for accepting international students with financial guarantees prior to enrollment. Please click here for information on scholarships that international students can apply for prior to enrollment.
Financial support programs that can be applied for through the Graduate School after enrollment
There are restrictions on concurrent enrollment, so be sure to check each program's page for details.
|Program Name||Eligibility (★ indicates international students only)||Allowance||Payment Period||Application Period|
|Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, DC2||After 1st year of doctoral course (payment starts after 2nd year of doctoral course)||(Research Incentives)
for research Fellow(up to 1.5 million yen per year)
|From April 1 of the recruitment year~2 years||Around the beginning of April after the first year of doctoral course|
|Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, DC1||2nd year of master's degree (payment starts from the first year of doctoral degree)||From April 1 of the recruitment year~3 years||Early April of the second year of master's degree|
|Research Assistant (RA)||Doctor.||Up to 200,000 yen/month||Varies per recruitment||Varies per recruitment|
|World-leading INnovative Graduate Study Program(WINGS) TAKUETSU RA||Doctor / Master||Up to 180,000 yen/month||Check with each program for details||Check with each program for details|
|"Fostering Advanced Human Resources to Lead Green Transformation (GX)" (SPRING-GX) project||Students planning to enter a doctoral course (support is from the first year of the doctoral course)||Research Incentive Fund 180,000 yen/month
Research expenses 340,000 yen/year
|Time required to complete the doctoral course (within the standard period of study)||About 3 months before entering the doctoral course (tentative)|
|University Fellowship Founding Project for Innovation Creation in Science and Technology||Doctor.||Up to 180,000 yen/month
Plus research expenses (check with each program for details)
|Check with each program for details||Check with each program for details|
|The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Scholarship (MEXT Scholarship) - University Recommendation||Doctor.||★||145,000 yen/month||1 year (if payment starts in April) or 6 months (if payment starts in October)||May or December|
|Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students (JASSO Scholarship)||Doctor / Master
(Research students are also acceptable.)
|★||48,000 yen/month||1 year (if payment starts in April) or 6 months (if payment starts in October)||April or October (See Scholarship News)|
|The University of Tokyo International Student Support Fund||Doctor / Master||★||50,000 yen/month||1 year (if payment starts in April) or 6 months (if payment starts in October)||June or October|
|Scholarships offered by private organization||Doctor / Master||★||Varies by scholarship foundation||Varies by scholarship foundation||Varies by scholarship foundation|
|Cooperative Education through Research Internships||Doctor||Varies per recruitment||Varies per recruitment||Varies per recruitment|
|On-campus jobs BUKYOKU TAKUETSU RA||Doctor / Master||In units of 10,000 yen per month||1 month||Varies per recruitment|
|On-campus jobs hourly basis jobs||Doctor / Master||Depending on the job
|Varies per recruitment|
|Teaching Assistant (TA)||Doctor.||1,500 yen per hour||Varies per recruitment||Varies per recruitment|
|Master||1,300 yen per hour|
|Tutor||Doctor / Master||1,050 yen per hour||Varies per recruitment||Varies per recruitment|
|Junior Staff||Doctor / Master||1,100 yen per hour||Varies per recruitment||Varies per recruitment|
Academic research grants (overseas travel grants)
There will be no recruitment in 2022.
- For students of the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences,please visit the official portal site of the Graduate School. You can find more information on how to apply at
TOP PAGE > Student Affairs Section > Student Support > Financial Aid
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＊The contents of this page were developed based on a machine translation.