20+ Masters and PhD Scholarships, Saitama University (Japan)
Masters and PhD Scholarships
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Saitama University, Japan
Scholarships are available for Masters and PhD programs for international students (applicable to Pakistani students) at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Saitama University, Japan.
Deadlines: 20 Oct 2008 (Masters)
22 Dec 2008 (PhD)
The graduate program for international students at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Saitama University offers highly qualified individuals from overseas opportunities to pursue graduate studies and research in the field of civil and environmental engineering. The fields of study include Infrastructure Management, Transportation Planning, Environmental Engineering, Ecological Engineering, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Concrete and Material Engineering, Structural and Wind Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, etc.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Saitama University, as part of the Graduate School of Science and Engineering, offers Master of Engineering and Doctor of Engineering/Doctor of Philosophy Degree programs in broad range of civil and environmental engineering. The graduate program includes courses specially designed for international students, in which class instruction and research supervision are given in English and/or Japanese. Master thesis and doctoral dissertation are accepted in English. Japanese language courses are also offered for foreign students and their spouses.
The programs start either in April or October and require an average residency of two years for a Master of Engineering candidate and three years for a Doctor of Engineering/Doctor of Philosophy candidate. Most of the students are financially supported by the scholarships.
Application for Admission
Application forms are available below for downloading in PDF format. If you have any difficulty in downloading, Forms are available by writing to the FSO (address below). The following documents must be submitted.
- Completed application form (Form A) [This form consists of two pages in downloaded form]
- Certified copies of academic records for undergraduate and graduate studies completed
- Two letters of recommendation (Form B)
- Essays on selected topics (Form C)
- A concise resume (Form D) [This form consists of two pages in downloaded form]
Download all Forms and relevant Information (pdf, 560kb)
The program is highly competitive and admits only twenty to twenty-five students each year, out of which about:
- seven to ten candidates are awarded the prestigious Monbukagakusho Scholarship administered by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of the Government of Japan.
- Another ten to fifteen outstanding candidates are awarded the:
- ADB-JSP Scholarship administered by the Asian Development Bank
- JJ/WB GSP Scholarship administered by the World Bank
- SPJU Scholarship administered by the Inter-American Development Bank
All scholarships cover tuition and academic fees, a monthly allowance of about 175,000 Yen, and a round-trip air ticket to the awardee's home country. Some grants are available for books and research travel within Japan. The Monbukagakusho Scholarship for Doctoral Course is granted for up to three years based on satisfactory performance of the student. The Master's Degree scholarships are granted for two years.
Applicants are strongly discouraged to contact the Asian Development Bank, World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank regarding the ADB-JSP, JJ/WB GSP and SPJU Scholarships. All communications regarding the scholarships should be conducted through the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Saitama University only.
For any further information (or application forms), please contact:
Foreign Student Office
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
255 Shimo Okubo, Sakura-ku, Saitama-shi
Phone/Fax: + 81-48-858-3555