The graduate school of Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University establishes international programs that allow students to earn degrees through programs conducted entirely in English language.
Aims to offer students a broader prospective and deeper knowledge to equip them with research abilities in specialized fields and advanced competences necessary for professional careers. Students will take classes offered in English. Full time attendance for two years is necessary for a master’s course. It is necessary to obtain the number of credits set by each graduate school, receive supervision in the fields of their study, and pass the thesis and final examinations.
Aims to help students develop specialized knowledge and research competences required of researchers and professionals with expertise in their fields. To obtain the doctoral degree, three years of postgraduate study with guidance is necessary, as a general rule. Students must also submit a doctoral dissertation and pass the thesis and final examinations.
Asia Special Scholarship for 6 Master’s or Doctoral candidates entering in September 2011.
This scholarship is awarded for students who are accepted to International Graduate Program (Master’s and Doctoral Program) after entrance examination (AO method). Students must be nationals of Asian countries excluding Japan (refer to the “List of Participating Countries for Asia Special Scholarship”), and must apply for this program from overseas. After enrollment, students are provided 150,000 Yen as a round trip air ticket to Japan, and monthly allowance of 200,000 Yen for two years in Master’s program, three years in Doctoral program at a maximum.
Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Israel, Iraq, Iran, India, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Oman, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Cambodia, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Syrian, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Taiwan, Tajikistan, China, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Nepal, Bahrain, Pakistan, Bangladesh, East Timor, Philippines, Bhutan, Brunei, Viet Nam, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, Maldives, Mongolia, Jordan, Laos, Lebanon
How to apply for Scholarships
Applicants for Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship or Asia Special Scholarship should submit the following documents by January 7, 2011.
1. Completed application form.
2. For a doctor’s course, an official transcript showing the applicant’s academic performance from both an undergraduate and a master’s course. For a master’s course, an official transcript showing the applicant’s academic performance from an undergraduate course.
3. Two confidential recommendation letters in the specific form.
Each letter should be in a sealed envelope with signature of the recommender over the flap of envelope and should be sent to the Faculty of Science and Engineering directly.
(The application form and the recommendation letter form are available at