Examples of financial planning for university expenses using scholarships and various financial supports

 

Examples of financial planning for university expenses using scholarships and various financial supports

Master's Program

● If you receive the "Toyo University Graduate School Scholarship (Category 1)" (current students) (Reference: 69 students received this scholarship in AY2020)

This scholarship is provided to those who have excellent academic performance and personality and who meet the prescribed criteria. The annual scholarship amount is 300,000 yen. If you receive the scholarship, practically you can reduce the amount of tuition and facility/lab fees to 240,000 yen.

 

● Examples of other financial supports available

・ If you receive Partial Tuition Waiver for privately financed international students (Reference: 163 students received this support in AY2020)

If you are a privately financed international student whose status of residence is "Student" and meet the prescribed criteria, you can receive the "Partial Tuition Waiver for Privately Financed International Students" and the tuition will be reduced by 30%.

 

If you make academic conference presentations or research paper publications (Reference: grants were awarded for 233 presentations made in AY2020 *Total number of presentations made by students in the master's and doctoral programs)

Grants are awarded for academic conference presentations and research paper publications up to twice a year for the master’s program. Academic conference presentations are awarded 20,000 to 200,000 yen depending on the distance to the presentation venue or area, and research paper publications are awarded 50,000 or 100,000 yen depending on the prescribed conditions.

(Reference: 100,000 yen will be awarded for publication in Scopus registered journals, and an additional 100,000 yen will be awarded for awards from academic societies.)

 

・If you take advantage of General Education and Training Benefit System (Reference: 21 recipients (graduates) for AY2020)

If a qualified person who meets certain standards set by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare completes a Toyo University's course/concentration designated by the Ministry, the amount equivalent to 20% (up to 100,000 yen) of the education and training expenses of the admission fee and tuition paid to the University will be paid. The amount paid depends on your eligibility.

For more detailed information, please see the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website.(Japanese only)

https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/koyou_roudou/jinzaikaihatsu/kyouiku.html

 

・If you take advantage of Professional and Practical Training Benefit System (Reference: 21 recipients for AY2020)

This is a benefit system that is available only for the Course of Business, Accounting and Finance, Concentration in SME, the Graduate School of Business Administration, and the Course of Public-Private Partnership, Graduate School of Economics.

For more detailed information, please see the University’s website. (Japanese only)

https://www.toyo.ac.jp/academics/gs/students/gs-index1/senmonzissenkyoikukunren/

 

● Examples of on-campus employment (Tutor/Teaching Assistant)

Tutor: Hourly wage of 1,200 yen an hour x 15 hours a month = 18,000 yen a month

TA: Hourly wage of 1,200 yen an hour x 21 hours a month = 25,200 yen a month

 

Tutors mainly support the learning of international students.

Teaching assistants (TAs) mainly help with the undergraduate classes taught by their academic advisor.

 

Doctoral Program

● If you are awarded Research Fellowship for Young Scientist Program of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (current students) (Reference: 4 graduate students were awarded this fellowship in AY2020)

If you are enrolled in the Toyo University Graduate Schools and are awarded Research Fellowship for Young Scientist Program of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, the entire tuition will be exempted.

 

 

 

If you receive the "Toyo University Graduate School Scholarship (Category 1)" (current students) (Reference: 34 students received this scholarship in AY2020)

This scholarship is provided to those who have excellent academic performance and personality and who meet the prescribed criteria. The annual scholarship amount is 300,000 yen. If you receive the scholarship, practically you can reduce the amount of tuition and facility/lab fees to 220,000 yen.

 

 

● Examples of other financial supports available

If you receive Partial Tuition Waiver for privately financed international students (Reference: 17 students received this support in AY2020)

If you are a privately financed international student whose status of residence is "Student" and meet the prescribed criteria, you can receive the "Partial Tuition Waiver for Privately Financed International Students" and the tuition will be reduced by 30%.

 

・If you make academic conference presentations or research paper publications (Reference: grants were awarded for 233 presentations made in AY2020 *Total number of presentations made by students in the master's and doctoral programs)

Grants are awarded for academic conference presentations and research paper publications up to three times a year for the doctoral program. Academic conference presentations are awarded 20,000 to 200,000 yen depending on the distance to the presentation venue or area, and research paper publications are awarded 50,000 or 100,000 yen depending on the prescribed conditions.

(Reference: 100,000 yen will be awarded for publication in Scopus registered journals, and an additional 100,000 yen will be awarded for awards from academic societies.)

 

● Examples of on-campus employment (Tutor/Teaching Assistant/Research Assistant)

Tutor: Hourly wage of 1,400 yen x 15 hours a month = 21,000 yen a month

TA: Hourly wage of 1,400 yen x 19 hours a month = 26,600 yen a month

RA: Hourly wage of 1,400 yen x 40 hours a month = 56,000 yen a month

 

Tutors mainly support the learning of international students.

Teaching assistants (TAs) mainly help with the undergraduate classes taught by their academic advisor.

Research assistants mainly help their academic advisors in their research.