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Applications to University of Tsukuba 2021-22 scholarships are open

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The University of Tsukuba is located in Tsukuba Science City, just 45 minutes from Central Tokyo. Source: Philip Fong/AFP

Do you want to study abroad in The Land of the Rising Sun? Here’s your chance to bag a scholarship to study at the University of Tsukuba in Japan! The University of Tsukuba is one of Japan’s top public institutions. The university is ranked ninth in the Japan University Rankings 2021 and among the world’s top 500 universities, according to Times Higher Education.

The university is ranked ninth in the Japan University Rankings 2021 and among the world’s top 500 universities, according to Times Higher Education. Its location in Tsukuba Science City means students are just 45 minutes from Central Tokyo. The University of Tsukuba offers students a pleasant, safe, green environment to complete their studies.

There’s plenty of allure to study in Japan. For starters, the country is famous for its sakura (or cherry blossoms), delectable sushi, bullet trains, hot springs, and festivals, making it an exciting study abroad destination. The country is considered a safe place to live and study, and boasts of a low crime rate. If your interest is piqued, here’s what you need to know about this scholarship:

What is it?

The University of Tsukuba is calling for additional recruitment in April for applications for privately-financed international students who wish to receive scholarships through university recommendation for the 2021-22 academic year.

The university notes on its website that the call for next year’s scholarships via the university-recommendation route occurs once a year in July. This, however, is additional recruitment is exclusively for new students who were admitted and students who were taking a leave of absence from last July. 

“The above-mentioned students are strongly encouraged to apply this time after carefully reading the application guide,” said the university. Limited scholarships are available for students at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral level.

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Japan is home to panoramic landscapes. Source: Philip Fong/AFP

Who’s eligible for the scholarship?

International students who hold a status of residence of “Student”, undergraduate, graduate and research students are eligible to apply.

When’s the deadline?

April 14, 2021. For more details, click here.

When will an announcement be made?

Only applicants selected by their respective universities will be notified of the result by their Academic Service Office. Students can expect to hear the results between the end of April and June 2021. 

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