Receiving a Scholarship at Niigata University
International students may apply for any scholarship from any organization in accordance with the scholarship application requirements while enrolled. (Scholarship application requirements are put on the notice-boards whenever they come available.)
However, when "university recommendation" is included in the application requirements, applicants are subject to a decision after a Privately Funded International Student Scholarship Application Interview held by Niigata University, as the university decides the order in which people are recommended for scholarships.
Outline of selection for Privately Funded International Student Scholarships offered by Niigata University
Decisions will be made taking into account interview results, entrance examination results, academic results and research activities. Decisions will be made for all levels: undergraduate and graduate (master's program, doctoral program). The results of these decisions apply for scholarships for which recommendation from the university is a condition. They do not apply for scholarships that have been applied for privately.
Based on the results of this decision, applicants will be nominated, in order of ranking, for any of the below recommendations (1)-(4).
Of those already enrolled at Niigata University and entering their final year of undergraduate study, or those entering or currently engaged in postgraduate study, the most highly rated person in the Master's and Doctorate programs from each of the academic disciplines (Humanities and Education, Science and Technology, and Medicine and Dentistry), and the most highly rated undergraduate student.
*In 2009, 5 recommendations were made for Research Students, with 2 being accepted.
Research Students: 154,000 yen～ 155,000 yen a month
Undergraduate Students: 125,000 yen a month
A system providing financial assistance to Privately Financed International Students who are recognized to have excellent academic records and in character that under financial hardship. JASSO sets the number of students who can be recommended.
*In 2009, 38 recommendations were accepted for Postgraduate International Students with 9 being accepted for Undergraduate International Students.
Graduate Level: 65,000 yen a month
Undergraduate Level: 48,000 yen a month
An unique Niigata University scholarship.
10 applicants will receive a monthly amount of 30,000 yen for an academic year.
Recommendation for the Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Foundation Scholarship takes place based on the results of a Japanese test and an interview which is conducted separately from other scholarship.