University Recommendation

Call for AY 2023-24 University Recommendation Scholarships for Privately Financed International Students

Note that this scholarship is only for students who have already enrolled in University of Tsukuba. You cannot apply before you enter the university.

The University calls for application for privately financed international students who wish to receive scholarships through university recommendation for AY2023-24 (ex. Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship (domestic recruitment), Tsukuba Scholarship, Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship and other private scholarships).
The University collectively calls for applicants for next year's scholarships once a year in July. Applications for scholarships through university recommendation are accepted only this time. Therefore, students wishing to receive a scholarship through university recommendation for AY 2023-24 are strongly encouraged to apply this time after carefully reading the Application Guide.
Please note that the number of the scholarships through university recommendation is limited; therefore, all the applicants will not be necessarily recommended to the scholarship foundations. Moreover, even if an applicant is recommended, there is no guarantee that the applicant will be accepted by the scholarship foundation.


Among international students holding a status of residence of "Student", undergraduate, graduate and research students are eligible to apply.


  • Students who will be taking a temporary leave of absence from the university in AY 2023-24

  • Students who are expected to receive any scholarships or grants (JST,JSPS etc...including those covering living expenses) in AY 2023-24

  • Students who will continue to receive their current scholarship in AY 2023-24

Application Period

Monday, June 20, 2022 to Friday, July 1, 2022

Submit to

Your affiliated education organization (Academic service office: student support)

* Eligible students are strongly recommended to apply. Regardless of the reason, those who do not apply this time are NOT able to be a candidate for a scholarship through university recommendation for AY 2023-24. If you have a question, please ask the Academic Service Office or the Division of Student Exchange. (1A Building, 101).


Name of the Documents

  • Poster for Application(pdf)

  • Application Guide(pdf)

  • Application Form (Form 1: pdf / word)

  • Learning Plan (Only for undergraduate students) (Form 2: pdf / word)

  • Research Plan (Only for graduate and research students) (Form 3: pdf / word)

  • Supervisor's Remarks (Form 4: pdf / word)

  • Status of Enrollment Notification (Form 5: pdf / word)

  • Academic Record Entry Sheet (Only for graduate students in their first year of the master's or doctoral program) (pdf / word)


Q1. I will obtain a bachelor's/master's degree from University of Tsukuba within this academic year and I am planning to continue to study at a master's/doctoral course here next academic year.
Can I apply for a scholarship even before gaining admission from the school?

A1. Yes, you can. Submit a Status of Enrollment Notification form (Form #5) when you have passed the entrance examination.

Q2. When can I know the result of the screening?

A2. Only applicants selected by the university for recommendation will be notified the result and about the requirements to submit to the foundations by their Academic Service Office basically between the end of September, 2022 and May 2023. Results will not be informed to students who were not selected. Note that even if you have been recommended by the university, you are not guaranteed to be accepted by the foundation.

Celebrating the 151st{50th Anniversary of the University of Tsukuba
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