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Financial Goals|Student Support

To concentrate on their studies, students enrolling in the Ph.D. Program in Empowerment Informatics (EMP) are eligible for financial aid under the tuition exemption program and the Financial Support Scheme for Special Fellows. Additionally, students can receive a certain level of financial support for overseas internships, presenting, and overseas traveling expenses.

Financial Support Scheme for Special Fellows

EMP students are eligible for financial support in the form of stipend under the Financial Support Scheme for Special Fellows. Any students receiving other forms of financial aid such as the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship and JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC) are not entitled to apply for the scheme.

The amount to be paid: 180,000 yen per month until March 2020

*The finaicial support after 2020 is currently under review.
*Payments are considered taxable income and subject to income tax and resident tax.

Tuition Exemptions

EMP students are awarded tuition exemptions as a student of excellence.

The 1st & 2nd year students:A half exemption

Tuition fees Semester 1: 133,950 yen
Semester 2: 133,950 yen

The 3rd – 5th year students:A full exemption

Tuition fees Nil
The 1st & 2nd year students
A half exemption
The 3rd – 5th year students
A full exemption
Tuition fees Semester 1: 133,950 yen
Semester 2: 133,950 yen
Nil

Support for Overseas Activities

EMP students are eligible for financial support for overseas internships, presenting, and overseas traveling expenses.

Housing Support

EMP students are offered an on-campus student dormitory room for the first two years.
* The dormitory has communal laundry rooms with washers and dryers. Each room is equipped with kitchen, bathroom, and air conditioning.
* Dormitory fees: approximately 30,000 yen per month at student's own expense. (Include the basis fee for lighting, fuel and water.)