Application Guidelines for Scholarship

2017 Application Guidelines for Scholarship for International Students

KEK provide a scholarship of 90,000 yen per month to privately financed international students enrolled in 3-year doctoral course (the Department of Accelerator Science, the Department of Materials Structure Science and the Department of Particle and Nuclear Physics) at the School of High Energy Accelerator Science of the Graduate University for Advanced Studies in order to support their studies.

2017 Application Guidelines for Scholarship for International Students Essential Point of KEK

1.Application Requirements

Privately financed international students* who enters the 3-year doctoral course (the Department of Accelerator Science, the Department of Materials Structure Science and the Department of Particle and Nuclear Physics) at the School of High Energy Accelerator Science of the Graduate University for Advanced Studies

* The term "privately financed international student" refers to a person who holds or is in the process of acquiring the status of residence of "college student" as defined in Annexed Table I-4 of the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act (Cabinet Order No. 319, October 4, 1951)

2Number of Scholarships Awarded

 2 persons or fewer

3.Amount of Scholarship

90,000.Yen per month
There is an exception, however, in the event of that any other Scholarships as well as KEK Scholarship can be received at the same time KEK can reduce the benefit total of KEK Scholarship within the limit of qualification for receiving prescribed by the Scholarship.

4Duration of Scholarship

In principle, 3 years starting from the month of enrolling in the courses

5Documents to be submitted

(1) Application Form for KEK Scholarship for International Students (provided form) (pdf / word

(2) Certificate of graduation (*)
Diploma or Certificate of Graduation (prospective graduation) or Degree issued by attended university (undergraduate and graduate school)
(Applicants from universities that do not issue certificates of graduation must submit the original of an attested copy of their graduation diploma with an original official seal or an authorization stamp of the university that issued the diploma.)

(3) Official transcript of the applicant's academic record(*)
Certificate(s) of Academic Record of university attended (undergraduate and graduate school) (issued by the university from which you graduated) (*)

(4) Recommendation letter from the person who knows the applicant's research / academic activities well (ex. the applicant's academic supervisor of the attending or previously attended university, etc.)

(5) Recommendation letter from a prospective supervisor (*)

(6) Your past research work and activities(*)

(7) Summary of your graduation thesis(*)

(8) Field of Study and Study program(*)

(9) Proof of Nationality
(A photocopy of your passport pages showing your name, date of birth, nationality, gender, photograph, and passport number is acceptable.)


All of the above documents except for (9) must be originals and copies of such documents will not be accepted. A (*) indicates that documents can be prepared in an arbitrary format.

6 The Application Deadline

  Friday, May 12, 2017 

 *The above documents to be submitted must arrive on or before May 12, 2017 by postal mail in principle.

7. Contact/Inquiries

Organization Name (Department in Charge): High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, KEK (Research Cooperation Division, Research Cooperation Department)
Address: 1-1 Oho, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0801 Japan
E-mail: kyodo2@mail.kek.jp

8Methods of Selection and Notification of Results

The selection shall be conducted through a screening of application materials and an oral interview. Notification of the results shall be made by the Director General.

9.Other

(1) Scholarship students must submit a "written Pledge(pdf)" (using the provided form) that includes the matters to be complied with as a scholarship student after receiving the notification of decision.

(2) Revocation the decision to grant scholarship
If any misrepresentations are found in the application documents after the decision is made to grant a scholarship as a scholarship student, then the decision shall be revoked. (In such case, scholarship students may be requested to refund all or part of scholarship money they have already received.)

(3) Applicants may be accepted (selected) as an RA (research assistant) at the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK).

10.Related Items

Leaflet for Scholarship for International Students
Guideline of the Graduate University for Advanced Studies Doctor Program 2017(October Admissions) Special Admissions for Applicants Residing Abroad (Privately financed International Students)