IITH-Japan NEW Scholarship -2015

IITH-Japan NEW Scholarship -2015 FRIENDSHIP Scholarship

IITH-Japan NEW Scholarship -2015

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IITH-Japan NEW Scholarship -2015 FRIENDSHIP Scholarship

IITH-Japan Collaboration Project for Future Researchers at IITH to Enhance Network Development with Scholarship of Japan (FRIENDSHIP)

IITH-Japan NEW Scholarship -2015

Project Overview

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is establishing new Ph.D. Scholarship at Japanese Universities for graduates or expected graduates of IITH based on agreement between Government of Japan and Government of India. The overall goal of this Scholarship Project is to enhance World-Class Research Network between Higher Education Institutions/ Industrial clusters of Japan and IITH, whereby both can establish educational and research excellence in the field of science, technology and engineering in the future. To achieve this goal, the Project aims to promote exchange of human resource between IITH and Japan at various levels by offering Ph. D Scholarship for IITH graduates to study for Ph.D. degree in Japanese Universities.

Duration of the Project

This scholarship is available for FY2015 and FY2016. Participants of the 2nd (last) batch are supposed to complete their study in Japan and to leave from Japan by the end of March, 2020.

Prospective Fields and Level of Study

This funding is available to Ph.D. track (3 years) track students in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering. The main language of all of the available courses is English and the list of Japanese Universities for 2015 Scholarship Program is as follows. Course Lists are available in the website of respective university.

Keio University

Kyoto University

Kyushu University

Nagoya University

Osaka University

Ritsumeikan University

The University of Tokyo

Tohoku University

Waseda University

Number Available Around 10 nos./year (20 nos./2 years)

Qualifications

1) Nationality : Citizens of India;

2) Age : between 20 and 30 years old as of April 1 in the year of the participants arrival in Japan in principle (Note: If University and/or course has its own limitation for age, which takes priority over this qualification);

3) Military personnel are NOT allowed to apply;

4) Applicants must have a clear understanding of the overall goal of the Project;

5) Applicants must NOT be those who will receive another scholarship through other foreign assistance at the same time;

6) Health condition: mentally and physically in sound;

7) English proficiency: to have a good command of English to a level sufficient for study in Japan;

and 8) Graduates or expected graduates of IITH Financial Assistance Provided

This scholarship will cover Tuition Fees, Living Allowance, Airfare, Insurance and other allowance in accordance with the regulation of JICA.

Application Procedure ?What to do as an applicant

STEP 1 (by 20th Feb 2015)

Miki Matsuo (Ms.) Project Coordinator / Industry-Academia Collaboration Coordinator JICA FRIENDSHIP PROJECT Postal Address: #147, Lavender Block, L&T Serene County Urdu University Rd., Telecom Nagar, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana, INDIA 500032

Applicants duly fill Application Form of IITH-Japan NEW Scholarship and send it at the following address by 20th Feb 2015:

1. Data File in MS Word or PDF by e-mail to scholarship@friendship.iith.ac.in ;

2. Printed Copy by post to the above mentioned address;

Afterwards, the Project selects some candidates for STEP 2 or STEP 3 from all applicants to make a short list. The result is notified one by one between February and April. STEP 2 (February - April 2015) Only for those who are requested If necessary, applicants are required to take an interview by the Project. The detail will be notified via e-mail according to the necessity. The expense, e.g. travel cost to Hyderabad, accommodation etc. is borne in accordance with the regulation of JICA.

STEP 3-1 (April - May 2015) Only for successful applicants on STEP 1 & 2 Successful applicants are asked to submit Application Form to University. The details are guided by e-mail. According to the request from university, examination and/or interview may be required to take in Japan. The expense, e.g. travel cost to Japan, accommodation etc. is borne in accordance with the regulation of JICA.

STEP 3-2 (April - May 2015) Only for successful applicants on STEP 1 &2 In parallel with STEP 3-1, Application Form of JICA is asked to submit for administration after the notification of JICA.

If you get the notice of the acceptance letter from the university successfully, you are asked to submit the copy to Project, then the scholarship is to be awarded.

Further Information

For enquiry on IITH-Japan NEW Scholarship

Miki Matsuo (Ms.) Project Coordinator / Industry-Academia Collaboration Coordinator JICA FRIENDSHIP PROJECT E-mail:scholarship@friendship.iith.ac.in

Disclaimer

The Project makes every effort to ensure that the information provided on this page is accurate and up-to date. However the matters covered, including numbers of recipients, values, courses, availability and structure of scholarship, are subject to regular reviews and representation can be provided regarding the accuracy of such information. Applicants should address any enquiries in the first instance to the above contact information.

IITH-Japan NEW Scholarship -2015 FRIENDSHIP Scholarship