Tokyo Institute of Technology Tokyo, Japan
Aug 06, 2018Grants - Awards - Bursaries
Deadline: September 6, 2018 00:00 (CEST) Eligibility: Applicants must not hold Japanese nationality, and are required to possess a College Student (ryugaku) Visa or intend to acquire one by the time of enrollment. Applicants should be at least 18 years old by March 31, 2019. Applicants must have completed or be expecting to complete a 12-year regular education outside of Japan by March 2019. Applicants must have obtained one of the following minimum scores in English proficiency tests: TOEIC Listening & Reading:700; TOEFL-iBT:78; TOEFL-PBT:520; IELTS Academic Module:6.0 Global Scientists and Engineers Program 2019 The Global Scientists and Engineers Program ( GSEP ) is the first international Bachelor of Engineering degree program of Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech). In this program, all of the subjects are taught in English, allowing qualified international students who have little or no proficiency in the Japanese language to pursue an engineering bachelor’s degree in Tokyo Tech. MEXT scholarships Every year, selected students will be awarded a scholarship by the Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) for four years. These students are exempted from paying fees for application, admission, and tuition (more information about MEXT scholarship can be found here). Monthly stipends for living expenses is also provided under the scholarship. Program overview Recipients of GSEP will belong to the Department of Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering which includes science, engineering, and management courses. GSEP is a transdisciplinary degree program not limited to any specific science or engineering field. Transdisciplinary knowledge is essential for scientists and engineers to solve real-world global problems, as well as acquire intercultural leadership skills and a future vision. Many of the core courses will be team-taught in project-based learning or hands-on formats covering various fields of science and engineering. Students can choose course topics and acquire advanced knowledge.