IITH-JICA declares PhD Scholarship 2015

The Japan International Cooperation Agency has recently established a new PhD Scholarship at the huge Japanese Universities for all the graduate students or expected graduates of IITH who is based on agreement between Govt. of Japan and Govt. of India.

The main motive of this Scholarship Project is to provide and motivate the students for the World-Class Research Network between Higher Education Institutions/Industrial clusters of Japan and IITH, whereby they are able to establish educational and research excellence in the relevant field of science, technology and engineering in the future

Duration of the Project:
This scholarship had the duration for FY2015 and FY2016. All the participants of the 2nd batch are supposed to complete their education in Japan and to leave from Japan by the end of March, 2020

Prospective Fields and Level of Study:

This funding is available for the PhD track (3 years) students who are presently in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering. The all courses got the main language which is English and the list of Japanese Universities for 2015 Scholarship Program is given below:
The available Course Lists are listed in the official website of respective university
– Keio University
– Kyoto University
– Kyushu University
– Nagoya University
– Osaka University
– Ritsumeikan University
– The University of Tokyo
– Tohoku University –
Waseda University Number Available: Around 10 nos./year (20 nos./2 years)

Eligibility Criteria:

1. The candidates must be Indian Citizen.
2. Candidate’s age must between 20 and 30 years maximum as of April 1 in the year.
3. Military personnel are not able to apply for the same.
4. All applicants are informed that they must have a clear vision of understanding of the entire goal of the Project
5. All applicants are requested that those who have received another scholarship through other foreign assistance the same time are not able to apply for the same.
6. Health condition of the candidate should be fit in terms of mentally and physically.
7. The candidates must have good command of English for study in Japan.
8. All the Graduates or expected graduates of IITH will get the Financial Assistance which will cover the whole Tuition Fees, Living Allowance, Airfare, Insurance and other allowance in accordance with the regulation of JICA.Application Procedure:
Here we are providing you the step by step procedure to apply for this PHd scholarship 2015:

Step 1 – All eligible applicants are required to fill the Application Form which can be downloaded from http://friendship.iith.ac.in/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Application-Form-for-2015-JICA-FRIENDSHIP-IITH-students_rev.doc) of IITH-Japan NEW Scholarship and you are also required to send it to the given email address scholarship@friendship.iith.ac.in by 20th February 2015
1) Data File in MS Word or PDF by e-mail to scholarship@friendship.iith.ac.in;
2) Printed Copy must be delivered by post to the following address:
Miki Matsuo
(Ms.) Project Coordinator / Industry-Academia Collaboration Coordinator,
JICA Friendship Project,
Postal Address: #147,
Lavender Block,
L&T Serene County,
Urdu University Rd.,
Telecom Nagar,
Gachibowli, Hyderabad,
Telangana,
INDIA 500032

Step 2 – If required, the applicants are required to take an interview by the Project. All the details will be notified via given e-mail. The expense, e.g. travel cost to Hyderabad, accommodation etc. is borne in accordance with the regulation of JICA

Step 3- All the Successful applicants are required to submit the filled Application Form to University. The details are guided by e-mail. According to the request from university, examination and/or interview may be required to take in Japan.
The expense, e.g. travel cost to Japan, accommodation etc. will be paid in accordance with the regulation of JICA.

Address:

IITH-Japan Collaboration IITH to Enhance Network Development with Scholarship of Japan (FRIENDSHIP), Miki Matsuo (Ms.) Project Coordinator / Industry-Academia Collaboration Coordinator,
JICA Friendship Project,
Postal Address: #147,
Lavender Block,
L&T Serene County, Urdu University Rd.,
Telecom Nagar, Gachibowli, Hyderabad,
Telangana-500032,
Website : http://friendship.iith.ac.in

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