Special Graduate Program for students from Seoul National University for 2012

Dear students, I got information about graduate program for2012. I already mentioned about this, and this is 2nd notice. The Graduate School of Engineering offers Monbukagakusho (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) Scholarships to maximum four* qualified students who wish to work toward Doctoral degree at the Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo. *This number may be increased depends on financial condition. 1. FIELD OF STUDY The study area must be within a field accepted by one of faculty members of the Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo. http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/etpage/ -> You need to have letter of recommendation from the faculty member of 동경 Univerity. 2. QUALIFICATIONS (1) Nationality: Applicants must have the nationality of a country which has diplomatic relations with the Japanese government. Applicant who has Japanese nationality at the time of application will not be eligible. (2) Age: Applicant must have been borne after April 2, 1977. (3) Academic Background: Applicants must have a Master’s Degree or research experiences equivalent to master’s research works. (Those who will receive a Master’s Degree by the end of September 2012 may apply). (4) Health: Applicant must be physically and mentally healthy enough to purse study at the university. (5) Arrival in Japan: Applicants must be able to leave for and arrive in Japan within the dates set by the university. (Estimated dates are between October 1 and October 7) * Scholarship will not be awarded in the following cases: 1: The applicant is an active member of the military or a civilian employed by the military. 2: The applicant is unable to travel to Japan within the dates set by the receiving university. 3: The Applicant was a grantee of a Monbukagakusho Scholarship in the past. However, he/she will be selected if he/she has had at least three years of research or teaching experience after returning to his/her home country. 4: The applicant is already the recipient of a scholarship from an organization (including a governmental organization in his/her country of origin) other than the Monbukagakusho. 5: The Applicant, consider a “future grantee” and selected as such, is unable to graduate within the pre-set date or unable to fulfill graduation requirements. * STATUS AT THE UNIVERSITY The grantee will study as a Doctoral course student. *TENURE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP Doctoral Course Student: October 2012 to September 2015. *SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS (1) Allowance: Under the fiscal 2011 budget, each grantee will be provided monthly with 153,000 yen (an additional monthly stipend of 2,000 or 3,000 yen may be provided to those undertaking study or research in specially designated regions) .However, these amounts are subject to change depending on the annual budget of each year. The scholarship will not be paid to a grantee who takes a leave of absence or is long absent from his/her university. (2) Traveling Costs a) Transportation to Japan: Each grantee will be provided, according to his/her itinerary and route as designated by Monbukagakusho, with an economy class air ticket from the international airport closest to his/her place of residence to Narita International Airport or Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport). Expenses such as inland transportation from his/her place of residence to the nearest international airport, airport tax, special taxes on overseas travel and travel expenses within Japan will be borne by the grantee (the place of residence of the grantee shall in principle be the address stated in the application form). Air travel from a country other than the grantee’s nationality will not be covered. b)Transportation from Japan: The grantee who returns to his/her home country within the last-payment month of his/her scholarship will be provided, upon application, with an economy class air ticket for a flight from Narita International Airport or Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport) to the international airport closest to his/her place of return. * Note: Insurance premiums for travel to/from Japan shall be borne by the grantee. The airport the grantee departs from or returns to must be an airport of the country of his/her nationality. (3) School Fees: Fees for the entrance examination, matriculation and tuition at the university will be exempted. 6. DECISION ON ADMISSION The decision will be made by the documents and the interview in Seoul. The official decision will be announced twice. First announcement will be provided by the end of December. Second announcement will be provided by the early February. Both official decisions will be sent to the Dean of College of Engineering, Seoul National University from the Dean of the Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo. The interview will be held on campus of Seoul National University on 21 November, 2011. One applicant will be given 20 minutes; 5minutes for presentation and 15 minutes for questions and answers. 7. DEADLINE AND THE APPLICATION DOCUMENTS * Applicants must submit the documents to the Office of International Affairs, College of Engineering, Seoul National University by 14th October 2011. * Applicants who passed the first selection conducted by Seoul National University will be required to submit the following documents online later on. Applicants must personally account any time it may take to prepare required documents. -Statement of Study Plans/ Research Proposals (no more than 1,000 words) -Summary of your graduation thesis/project -List of title and details of journals -List of titles and details of conference papers -Letter of Recommendation #1(addressed to President HAMADA Junichi of the University of Tokyo from the Vice President of Seoul National University) -> 1차 합격자에 한해 제출 예정 -Letter of Recommendation #2 (from applicant’s supervising professor) -Academic Transcript Certified academic transcript of all universities attended (to be issued by the University Authority). If the transcript does not contain GPA (Grade Point Average), the recommendation letter(s) shall state the class rank or other scale of academic achievement. -Certificate of Degree/ Diploma -Letter or Certificate of Expected Graduation -English Language Proficiency (TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Score Certificate or Official English Language Certificate) -Personal Identification (photocopy of the census register, passport, or other proof of citizenship) The Documents submitted will not be returned. The documents must be written in English. Contact at College of Engineering, Seoul National University Hee Sun kim (kavkr@snu.ac.kr, 880-8079)

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