上智大学

グローバル教育・留学 文部科学省国費外国人留学生奨学金 【大学推薦】スーパーグローバル大学 / Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship [University Recommendation] Top Global University

文部科学省国費外国人留学生奨学金 【大学推薦】スーパーグローバル大学 / Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship [University Recommendation] Top Global University

スーパーグローバル大学対象の文部科学省国費奨学金(大学推薦)は、上智大学に私費外国人留学生として入学予定の大学院生が対象です。
The Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship (University Recommendation - Top Global University) is offered to prospective international graduate students who are expected to enroll in Sophia University.

注:奨学金を受給するためには、本手続の他に、希望する研究科の実施する入学試験への出願が必要です。
Note: In order to receive the scholarship, applicants must go through this procedure as well as apply for admissions of the Graduate program they wish to enroll in.

【2021年度募集について(予定)】
2021年度については、本奨学金の応募は指定された修士・博士前期課程へ入学予定(見込み)のある方を対象といたします。博士・博士後期課程へ入学予定(見込み)の方の募集は行いません。
また、スーパーグローバル枠での奨学金募集は、2021年度が最終年度となる予定です。
(尚、本奨学金は、毎年度文部科学省からの募集通知を持って募集を開始するため、今後の予定に関しては変更が生じる可能性もありますので、予めご了承ください。)

<About Application for Fiscal Year 2021 (Prospective)>
For fiscal year 2021, application for this scholarship will be open to those applicants who will be enrolled as full-time degree students in the designated master’s programs of Sophia University. Call of application will be closed for prospective PhD students.
The call for application for this scholarship is planned to terminate in the fiscal year 2021.
Fiscal year 2021 is planned to be the final year to call for application for this Top Global University scholarship.
(Please be aware that there may be changes as the opening of applications acceptance is dependent on the call of application announced by MEXT each fiscal year.)

国費留学生奨学生募集のお知らせ / Application for MEXT Scholarship

2020年度標記奨学金を下記の通り募集します。 Application for the MEXT Scholarship 2020 is accepted as the following:

Qualification
You must meet all conditions listed below to apply for this scholarship:

1) Privately-funded students (Shihi Gaikokujin Ryugakusei) who hold (or are planning to hold) a “College Student” visa status.
2) Applicants who have high academic standings in their current undergraduate or graduate program (as of October 1, 2020) ※1 reference attached below
3) Applicants who will be (or are expected to be) enrolled as full-time degree students in the following master's or doctoral programs of Sophia University from Autumn semester 2020:
M.A. / Ph.D. Program in Global Studies
M.A. / Ph.D. Program in Global Environmental Studies*
M.S. / Ph.D. Program in Green Science and Engineering
 *Applicants who are applying for the Ph.D. program during the second application period may be of low priority becoming a nominee to MEXT, as nomination due date is prior to the graduate program screening.
 Note: For M.A. / Ph.D. Program in Education and M.A. Program in Linguistics (TESOL) we will be accepting applications from applicants who will be enrolled as full-time degree students from Spring 2020. If accepted, the applicant will receive MEXT scholarship starting from Autumn 2020.
4) Applicants who have sufficient language proficiency proven by either one of the following:
 1. A valid test score report designated by the graduate program
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/admissions/graduate_p/english_g2/index.html
 2. Having obtained or is expected to obtain a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree from an institution where English is the primary medium of instruction
5) Applicants who hold a nationality of a country officially recognized by the Japanese Government. (In other words, applicants who do NOT have a Japanese nationality. Those who hold two nationalities may apply as long as they do NOT hold a Japanese nationality as one of them.)
MEXT gives priority to applicants who hold a nationality of specified countries (重点地域) in the attached file below. ※2
6) Applicants who were born on or AFTER April 2, 1985.
7) Applicants who have no scholarship offered by institutions other than MEXT.
 
Application Procedure / Documents
Application Procedures ※3 (日本語は※4)

<Documents to be Submitted>
(1) Application Form A ※5
(2) Application Form B ※6
(3) Academic Transcript (of all undergraduate (and graduate), if applicable courses and grades received, a list courses currently enrolled)
(4) Proof of Graduation (university/college issued certificate of a degree or official letter, or a transcript indicating the degree received and date of conferral)*
(5) English Proficiency Test Score Report (if applicable)*

*For the purpose of MEXT scholarship screening, photocopies are accepted, but originals must be submitted for the graduate program admissions. Please check the requirements of the graduate program for details.
Application Deadline
3:30PM Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Submission Method
Please submit BOTH data/scanned copy (by e-mail) and printed (by physical post mail) application documents.

<E-mail>
The electronic copy should be sent to: inbound-co@sophia.ac.jp

(Note: Please indicate in the e-mail which graduate program, including Master's or PhD you are applying to.
In addition, if you are applying for another scholarship at Sophia at the same time, please indicate the name of that scholarship.)


<Post Mail / Direct Submission>
Sophia University 
Center for Global Education and Discovery (MEXT scholarship)
7-1 Kioi-cho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8554 Japan
(Building No.2, 1st floor)
 
Screening
Document screening and individual interview
 
Interview
A 10-minute interview (Skype) will be held on the schedule as below to those who pass the documentary screening; end of May
*The time of the interview for each student will be notified through email in early-May.
 
Results of Internal Selection
Will be enclosed in the acceptance letter sent out from Sophia's Admissions Office on June 10.
Results of Final Screening by MEXT
Beginning of August, 2020 (tentative)
Contact
Sophia University
Center for Global Education and Discovery
MEXT Scholarship Coordinator

Tel: 81-3-3238-3521 / Fax: 81-3-3238-3554
E-Mail: inbound-co@sophia.ac.jp
 
Please contact our office if you have any inquiries.
 

※1MEXT GPA Calculation(36.00 KB)(Excel)

※2Specified Countries / 重点地域(50.17 KB)(PDF)

※3 Application Procedures (English)(105.50 KB)(PDF)

※4 募集要項(日本語)(159.18 KB)(PDF)

※5 Application Form A(48.12 KB)(Excel)

※6Application Form B(31.00 KB)(Word)