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For Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship “Passing Certificate of the Primary Screening” holders 

Applicants who have applied for Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship for 2018 (Research Students) and have passed the primary screening conducted at the Japanese Embassy / Consulate General and wish to enter Doshisha University should read carefully the following information to request a letter of acceptance.

Note:
A letter of acceptance cannot be issued for those who have not passed the primary screening at the Japanese Embassy/Consulate General.

Documents required

1.
Copy of the “Passing Certificate of the Primary Screening”

2.
Copies of the documents that you submitted to the Japanese Embassy/Consulate General
  • Application for Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship form
  • Placement Preference Form
  • Recommendation from the principal or the adviser of the last university attended
  • Recommendation from the present employer (if currently employed)
  • Academic transcript of each academic year at the last university attended
  • Graduation certificate or degree certificate from the last university attended
  • Field of Study and Study Program form
  • Abstract of thesis
  • Certificate of Health form
* Please submit all the above documents which have a confirmation seal affixed by the Japanese Embassy/Consulate General.

3.
Japanese Language Proficiency Level verification form
( Applicants for Global MBA or International Science and Technology Course are exempt from this requirement)
Applicants who have taken the JLPT exam should submit a copy of their test results.
Otherwise, please submit the prescribed form for 'Proficiency in Japanese' [PDF 32KB].

4.
Detailed research plan on the proposed research especially conducted at Doshisha University
5.
Summary of Master’s degree thesis/dissertation (PhD applicants only)
6.
Copy of your passport (if you have one)
7.
Letter of Acceptance Request Form, please click here [Word 51KB].


Request method

  1. Email Submission
    Please send the required documents (scanned PDF or JPEG) to the email address below.
    E-mail : jt-ois@mail.doshisha.ac.jp

  2. Postal Submission (by express mail services such as DHL/EMS)
    Office of International Students
    International Center
    Doshisha University
    1-3, Tatara Miyakodani, Kyotanabe City, Kyoto 610-0394 Japan
    Telephone : +81-774-65-7453
    Fax : +81-774-65-7068

Application Deadline

All application documents except for Graduate school of Science and Engineering must arrive at the Office of International Students no later than 5 pm, Japan time, on August 31(Thursday).

  • Please note that we are not able to accept requests after the deadline.
  • We are not able to process the documents and inquiries during the closed period of our offices from August 14 to 20 for a summer vacation.
  • We may not complete the screening to issue a letter of acceptance by the end of August if you make inquiries to us after July 24.

Applicatns for Graduate school of Science and Engineering must submit all application documents to Office of International Students no later than 5 pm, Japan time, on August 4(Fri.).





Application Review and Notification

Once the Office of International Students receives all the required documents, we will ask graduate schools to screen the documents to issue an acceptance letter. The Office of International Students will send a completed letter of acceptance to successful applicants upon the screening.
Soon after receiving the letter of acceptance, please submit it to the Japanese Embassy/Consulate General as instructed by them.

*NOTE*
Please read carefully the following points on gathering information prior to making inquiries:

Note 1:
In most cases, Doshisha University initially accepts applicants with MEXT Scholarship as a Special Student (Research Student) status. Therefore, if you wish to obtain a degree, you must change your status to Regular Student by passing the adjustment of status examination after arriving in Japan within the appointed period.
Note 2:
Please find more information about the graduate schools and majors offered at Doshisha University to see if it fits with your proposed research plan and purpose for study abroad. In addition, please find a supervisor in the common field of study who is willing to guide and oversee your research for the entire duration of your studies.
Note 3:
Please note that we cannot issue a letter of acceptance for those who are limited in Japanese proficiency to pursue the degree courses conducted in Japanese.

MONBUKAGAKUSHO (MEXT) Home Page

Japanese Government (MONBUKAGAKUSHO: MEXT) Scholarship for 2018 (Research Students)

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For inquiry, please contact :

Office of International Students, International Center (KYOTANABE)

E-mail : jt-ois@mail.doshisha.ac.jp

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