Sophia University

Campus Life Scholarships that Students May Apply For Before Entering Sophia University

Scholarships that Students May Apply For Before Entering Sophia University

Different types of financial aid are available for students to help reduce their financial burden and enable them to concentrate on study.
The New Student Scholarship and Adachi Scholarship applications are accepted at the time of admission application.
Applicants can apply for other scholarships after entering the university.

Sophia University New Student Scholarships
(Undergraduate & Graduate School)

◆ Awarded to

Sophia University New Students Scholarship is intended to contribute to human resources development by supporting students with financial hardship who consider our university as their first choice and find it difficult to study here due to financial problems despite having excellent grades.

Students applying to the 2023 Sophia University Undergraduate/Graduate Course (English Course) entrance examination and who meet the above requirements.
・ Faculty of Liberal Arts
・ Faculty of Science and Technology Green Science and Engineering Course
・ Sophia Program for Sustainable Futures
・ Graduate Program in Global Studies, Graduate School of Global Studies
・ International Graduate Course, Graduate Program in Global Environment Studies, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies
・ Green Science/Engineering Courses, Graduate School of Science and Technology
・ Graduate Program in Linguistics (TESOL), Graduate School of Languages and Linguistics
・ Graduate Program in Education (English Course), Graduate School of Human Sciences
・ Masters Program in International Cooperation Studies

◆ Amount of Scholarship
< For International Students >

・Sophia University New Student Scholarship
: The grant varies from one-third to the full amount of tuition fee for the first year of study.

・Sophia University Benefactors' (Adachi) Scholarship
: The amount equal to full tuition and education enhancement fee

< For Japanese Students >

・Sophia University New Student Scholarship
: The grant varies from one-third to the full amount of tuition fee for the first year of study.

◆ Selection Criteria

: Selections will be based on a general evaluation including grades and financial situation.

◆ Application period

※English-taught Programs
※The terms shown below are the scholarship application period. As for the details about the admission application, please check the corresponding admission page.


○Faculty of Liberal Arts
・Spring 2023 entry (April)
  ①First application period :August 24 - September 21, 2022
  ②Second application period :November 16 - December 14, 2022
・Autumn 2023 entry (September)
  ①First application period :November 16 - December 14, 2022
  ②Second application period :March 15 - April 12, 2023


○Faculty of Science and Technology
・Autumn 2023 entry (September)
  ①First application period :November 16 - December 14, 2022
  ②Second application period :March 15 - April 12, 2023


○Sophia Program for Sustainable Futures
・Autumn 2023 entry (September)
  ①First application period :November 16 - December 14, 2022
  ②Second application period :March 15 - April 12, 2023


○Global Studies (Global Studies, International Business and Development Studies, Japanese Studies)
 ・Spring 2023 entry (April):August 24 - September 21, 2022
 ・Autumn 2023 entry (September):March 15 - April 12, 2023

○Green Science and Engineering ( M.S. , Ph.D.)
 ・Spring 2023 entry (April)※Ph.D:August 24 - September 21, 2022
 ・Autumn 2023 entry (September):March 15 - April 12, 2023


○Global Environmental Studies ( M.A. , Ph.D.)
 ・Spring 2023 entry (April)
  Application period for M.A. and Ph.D.:August 24 - September 21, 2022

 ・Autumn 2023 entry (September)
  Application period for M.A. and Ph.D.:March 15 - April 12, 2023


○TESOL:Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages ( M.A. only )
①September Examination (9月入試):August 22 - August 26, 2022  
②February Examination (2月入試):December 16 - December 21, 2022


○Education ( M.A. , Ph. D. )
①September Examination (9月入試):August 22 - August 26, 2022  
②February Examination (2月入試):December 16 - December 21, 2022


〇International Cooperation Studies ( M.A. only )
①September Examination (9月入試):August 22 - August 26, 2022  
②February Examination (2月入試):December 16 - December 21, 2022

◆ Application Forms
<For International Students>
<For Japanese Students>

Sophia University Graduate School Scholarship for Fostering Researchers in Doctoral Program(No application required)

Starting April 2022, Sophia University establishes a new scholarship “Sophia University Graduate School Scholarship for Fostering Researchers in Doctoral Program”, intended to foster excellent researchers with outstanding research abilities to lead the research activities of Sophia University and the international development. The scholarship is provided for regular students enrolled in Doctoral Programs of Sophia University and who satisfy the requirements of the scholarship to encourage their research activities. The students will be selected based on recommendation by the affiliated Graduate Schools and Programs/Disciplines.

Sophia University Graduate School Scholarship for Fostering Researchers in Doctoral Program

Contact

Location where applications to be submitted (by post)

Sophia University
Center for Student Affairs (New Student Scholarship/Adachi Scholarship)
7-1 Kioi-cho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8554 Japan
(Building No.2, first floor)


e-mail: scholarship-co(at)*sophia.ac.jp  *Please put @ instead of (at).


※ Scholarship applications will be accepted during the application period for all admission types. Please make sure to send the scholarship application documents during the application period to the Center for Student Affairs separately from the admission application papers. (No late applications will be accepted)