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University Recommendation(Research Students)

 In this UNIVERSITY RECOMMENDATION category, Kagoshima University recommends to MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology) the international students newly coming from overseas as candidates of Japanese Government Scholarship Students. In principle, the applicants shall be from the sister universities or the universities which has academic exchange with Kagoshima University.

Number of the recommended candidates and grantees at Kagoshima University

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Academic Year Candidates Grantees
2008 6 3
2009 5 3
2010 6 1
2011 3 1
2012 3 3
2013 4 4
2014 5 4
2015 11 4
2016 3 2
2017 4 3
<PGP* Admission Quota>  *the International Priority Graduate Programs conducted by MEXT.
Academic Year Candidates Grantees
2009 3 3
2010 3 3
2011 3 3
2012 3 3
2013 3 3
2016 4 4
2017 4 4

Flowchart of the procedures

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Mid-December Scholarship notice from MEXT  
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  Recruitment in Kagoshima University *Application deadline can differ by faculty/graduate school.
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  Selection in each faculty/graduate school  
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Late February in the following year Seclection in the entire University *MEXT Scholarship Selection Committee selects candidates based on their applications.
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Late March University recommends the candidates to MEXT.  
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June Notification of the results from MEXT  
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October Grantees' arrival in Japan,
 Start of MEXT Scholarship payment
 

  *The schedule will be subject to change each year.
 
<PGP Admission Quota>
Mid-December Scholarship notice from MEXT  
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  Recruitment in Kagoshima University *Refer to Faculty of Agriculture and Faculty of Fisheries about the application deadline.
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 Early January in the following year Selection in Faculty of Agriculture and Faculty of Fisheries  *The Selection Committee selects candidates.
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Mid-January University recommends the candidates to MEXT.  
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Late February Notification of the results from MEXT  
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April Grantees' arrival in Japan,
Start of MEXT Scholarship payment
 
*The schedule will be subject to change each year.
 
 

Application Guidelines

Application Guidelines for Japanese Government(MEXT) International Research Studnet Scholarship for 2018 (University Recommendation)
 
In this UNIVERSITY RECOMMENDATION category, universities recommend the international students newly coming from overseas to MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology) as candidates of Japanese Government Scholarship Students. In principle, the applicants shall be from the universities which Kagoshima University has academic exchange with.
For details, please refer to the guideline.
 

1.Qualifications
① Applicant must meet all conditions indicated in the above guideline.
② Applicant must have resulted in a grade point average of 2.3 or more out 3 in the last two years.
  <Calculating Formula for GPA>
  Grade
4 grade evaluation   不可
4 grade evaluation   A B C F
4 grade evaluation   Score 100~80% 79~70% 69~60% Under 59%
5 grade evaluation S A B C F
5 grade evaluation A B C D F
5 grade evaluation Score 100~90% 89~80% 79~70% 69~60% Under 59%
Grade Points 3 3 2 1 0

[(the number of credits as Grade points 3×3)+(the number of credits as Grade points 2×2)+(the number of credits as Grade points 1×1)+(the number of credits as Grade points 0×0)]/The number of registered credits

2.Documents to be submitted 
①Documents to be prepared by a university or prospective supervisor
    Original  Copy
i Recommendation Report and List of Applicants (Form1・2))
 
ii Comprehensive Evaluation Report based on the interview with Applicant(Form3
 

② Documents should be submitted from applicants to Kagoshima University
i Application for Japanese Government(MEXT)Foreign Research Student Scholarship 2018
 
ii Research Program
 
iii Recommendation letter from the head of department of the home institution(addressed to the President of Kagoshima University)
 
iv Photograph (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm, taken within the past six months, upper body, full-faced, uncapped. Write the applicant's name and nationality on it's reverse side and paste it onto the application form. Digital photographs are also acceptable)
 
v Academic transcript of each academic year of the last university(undergraduate school or graduate school) attended(issued by the university attended)  
vi Graduation certificate or degree certificate of the last university attended(or an attested document certifying that the applicant will graduate from the school, where applicable)  
vii Proof of the applicant's academic level, such as the academic ranking in his/her previous university(GPA, ABC grading, ranking of academic achievement, etc.)  
Abstracts of theses  
Qualifications that prove the applicant's language skill(such as TOEFL, TOEIC, the Japanese as a Foreign Language test of EJU(Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students), and Japanese-Language Proficiency Test)and specific knowledge of his/her field.  
A copy of passport (description page giving name and photograph), copy of family register or proof of citizenship of the applicant's country  
A Health Certificate  

 


3.Closing date for application
Please contact the prospective supervisor or the student section at the faculty / school.