Kochi University of Technology (KUT) set its sights in becoming a world class university through the pursuit of unique excellence.

KUT is offering a Special Scholarship Program (SSP) to International students who wants to pursue a doctorate program in Engineering.

The Special Scholarship Program (SSP) helps to support the advanced research of Kochi University of Technology by enlisting the help of highly International students.

Scholarship Benefits

– 150,000 yen is provided for travel and initial living costs. (given only to international applicants who are living outside Japan, and who have, or have the intention to acquire, “Student” status of Japanese residence at the time of entry into Japan).

– 150,000 yen/month is provided for research project work.

– 30,000 yen is provided for entrance examination fee.

– 300,000 yen is provided for enrollment fee.

– 535,800 yen/year is provided for tuition fee.

Eligibility Criteria

– Applicants must be citizens of a country other than Japan.

– Applicants must have completed their Masters and Bachelors degree program.

– Applicants must be 35 years old or under at the time of enrollment.

– Applicants must high English proficiency.

– Applicants must have applied or applying to Kochi University of Technology.

– Applicants must have good academic records.

Method of Application 

Interested applicants must choose a research project from the SSP Research Project List

Complete and submit all required documents. See list of required documents here.

Application documents must be addressed to:
International Relations Division
Kochi University of Technology
Tosayamada, Kami City
Kochi 782-8502, JAPAN
Tel: +81-887-53-1130
Fax: +81-887-57-2000

Scholarship Application Deadline

The application deadline for this scholarship program is on 15th September 2017.

For more information visit the official page