WASEDA University Special Scholarship Programs

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Deadline: 

  1. Pre-application: January 9th, 2018 – February 16th, 2018
  2. Application period: February 26th, 2018 – March 16th, 2018

Location: Japan

Duration: Master’s program and Doctoral program (5 years),  Doctoral program (3 years)

Funding: Fully funded

Description:

WASEDA University provides FULL coverage of tuitions and expenses including an admission fee during enrollment in Master’s and PhD programs at Waseda University. *Funding is limited to a maximum of 5 years for Master’s and PhD students and 3 years for PhD Students

JPY 110,000 per month will be provided for daily expenses (for a maximum period of 5 years)

The AO Admissions examination of Special Scholarship Programs exclusively for the Republic of the Union of Myanmar allows two applications for admission and scholarships, and provides scholarship as described above to successful applicants passing the designated examination administrated by WASEDA University.

Eligibilities:

  • Applicants must be citizens of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, and must be residing in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar at the time of application.
  • Applicants must satisfy the following either criteria for academic background.
    • For Master’s and PhD program, 5-year graduate program:
      • Applicants who completed or are expected to complete 15 years of school education in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar(*)
        Applicants who completed or are expected to complete more than 15 years of school education by enrolment period inside and outside the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
        Applicants, who needs to be recognized its equivalent as a college or university of recognized standing, are 22 years old or order at the time of enrollment.
    • For PhD program, 3-year graduate program:
      • Applicants must be educated in and have conferred or be expected to be conferred a Master’s degree or the equivalent on them inside or outside the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
  • Applicants must meet all the requirements including the language proficiency set by each graduate school.
  • Applicants must be the one whose status of residence during the academic years at Waseda University will be “College Student”, but not “Permanent Resident”, “Long Term Resident”, “Dependent”, or “Spouse or Child of Japanese National”/ “Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident”).

Application Process:

  • Pre-application: Matching prospective students with supervisors: January 9th, 2018 – February 16th, 2018
  • Application period: February 26th, 2018 – March 16th, 2018
  • 1st screening (Document screening): Early, April, 2018 – Mid., April, 2018
  • Announcement of 1st screening result: April 20th , 2018
  • 2nd screening (Essay exam and Interview): May 26th , 2018
  • Announcement of Final Result: June 8th, 2018
  • Procedures for Admission and Application of COE on behalf of applicants: After June 9th, 2018
  • Enrollment: September 21st, 2018 or April 1st, 2019

Click here for application documents.

Please read the application guideline for detailed application process.

Please visit the official website for more information.

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