FUTI Scholarships for students in US for summer programs/internships in UTokyo
(Updated for 2018 application)
|Description of programs/internships||Shorter exchange programs among IARU universities.||Internship at School of Sciences at Hongo, Tokyo.||Internship at School of Frontier Sciences at Kashiwa City.||Internship at School of Engineering at Hongo, Tokyo.||Summer programs/Internships found by yourself in UTokyo.|
|Eligibility for FUTI Scholarships||
|An undergraduate or graduate student of Yale or UCB, the members of IARU in US||A natural science undergraduate student in US||An undergraduate student interested in a graduate school in Japan||An undergraduate or graduate student of US universities among the list in the website||Send your inquiry for eligibility of the program/internship to FUTI|
|Typical award amount||$3,000 including a room charge||$4,000 including a room charge||$2,000 in case of a free room||Up to $4,000 depending on the situation|
|Duplicate Scholarship Application||Each program/internship has, as FUTI understands, its own scholarship program. You can apply for both but can’t get both. FUTI scholarship is designed to be slightly more beneficial and more prestigious.|
|Application||Please submit the following materials through FUTI’s online application system, separately from your application to UTokyo programs/internships.
Since we do not provide any “save” feature, we recommend you first to look at the application system and to be sure that you have gathered all the required information before you begin.
|Application Forms||Available in mid-December||Available in mid-December||Available in mid-December||Available in mid-December||Available in mid-December|
|Application Deadline||End of February, 2018. Note that the deadline for the recommendation letters is the same.||The same but (Note 1)|
|Evaluation||Your application is evaluated on (1) the objectives of study abroad expressed in your essay, (2) academic performances considering differences of schools, (3) leadership and vitality expressed in your CV and (4) the recommendation.
FUTI will notify you about the decision by the last week of April. (In case your deadline might be extended to April because of Note 1, the result would be notified by the last week of May.)
(Note 1) The same as in other programs. But if you have any reasons for which the deadline can’t be met, tell FUTI so. Depending on the reasons, FUTI may make an exception to extend the deadline to the end of April.