Financial aid

AY2022 Open Recruitment for Kumamoto University PhD Work-Scholarship (KWS)

(Graduate School of Medical Sciences)(Autumn Semester)

 

This program is established to enhance education and research activities at Kumamoto University by employing students in the Doctoral Course of the Graduate School as a research assistant or teaching assistant (hereinafter, “RA, etc.”) and providing them with financial support for half of the annual tuition fee (267,900 yen) as a reward.

  1. Eligible students and application procedures

The details should be confirmed in an attached sheet titled “Guidelines for Kumamoto University PhD Work-Scholarship (KWS).”

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* Application is not allowed for students who are employed as an RA under external funds.

* Application is not allowed for students who are employed by Kumamoto University and earn (or are expecting to earn) a salary equivalent to half of the annual tuition fee (267,900 yen).

*Student who accepted by KDS (Doctoral course Scholarship program) is not allowed to apply for KWS.

  1. Deadline and place to submit application documents

Documents to be submitted:

Application form (printed on both sides)

Research plan (A simple description is sufficient.)

™ Prepare your seal, bankbook, student I.D. card, and Resident card (only if you are an international student) in advance, because these are needed for employment procedures soon after applying.

Deadline: Friday, September 2, 2022.

For students -who enrolled October 2022, deadline is Friday, October 14, 2022.

-who applied for the tuition waiver but not accepted, deadline is Friday, December 16, 2022.

Place for submission: Student Affairs Office, Graduate School of Medical Sciences

(4F, Medical Educational & Library Building)

* Please check these guidelines before applying.

Kumamoto University Ph.D.Work-Scholarship Guidline

AY2022( Open Recruitment for Kumamoto University PhD Work-Scholarship

Research report (submission by end of employment period)

  1. Time of Selection

For the autumn semester: early November (scheduled)

  1. Other notices

1) Application documents must be the form for AY2022.

2) After confirming the application requirements, students who want to apply for the program should prepare the necessary documents, which must be checked by an academic advisor, and submit them.

3) As a rule, an RA, etc is scheduled to work for 105 hours during the autumn semester. However, the working hours may be adjusted depending on the hours planned to be allocated to him/her by an academic advisor, employment records under similar programs at Kumamoto University, and other conditions.

4) For students who apply for this program after failing to be selected in the tuition waiver program for the autumn semester, deadline is stated above.

5) The employment of an RA, etc. is provided separately for the spring semester and autumn semester. Students who are employed for the spring semester and who want to also apply for the autumn semester are required to make a new application. In such a case, only an application form should be submitted.

  1. Inquiries

Student Affairs Office, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University

Tel: 096-373-7387 (ext. 7387) E-mail: iyg-igaku-3@jimu.kumamoto-u.ac.jp