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Financial Support

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)
200,000 yen/month
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) April or October
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
4 categories
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

Research Support
Academic research grants (overseas travel grants)

There will be no recruitment in 2022.

  • Click here for more information about the University of Tokyo's full-tuition scholarships.
  • 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
    (You need to log in with your FApps account to view the administrative portal site.)

*The contents of this page were developed based on a machine translation.