The Application for Admission Fee Waiver

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[Financial Support Section +81-22-795-4682 (from 8:30 to 17:00 / Mon. - Fri.)]

Submission Rules of Admission fee Waiver Applications

All the applicants must submit the application documents by registered mail to prevent the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Please read here before submission.

The application will be excluded from screening procedure if all required documents are not submitted.
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Overview

Admission fee waiver

Students who are recognized as having difficulty in paying the admission fee for the following reasons may be exempted from the payment of the full amount or half the amount of the admission fee after the screening based on the application.

(1) Undergraduates to be enrolled

  1. For students who are recognized as having extreme difficulty in paying the admission fee due to the following reasons which occured within one year prior to enrollment :
    ①Due to the death of the person responsible for the payment of school expenses (person having primary responsibility for the payment of their school expenses)
    ②Due to damage sustained by students or the person responsible for the payment of their school expenses caused by storm, flood or other natural disaster in Japan
  2. Students recognized as having other unavoidable circumstances equivalent to the above

(2) Postgraduates to be enrolled

  1. For students who are recognized as having difficulty in paying the admission fee for economic reasons and who are recognized as having outstanding academic capabilities
  2. For students who are recognized as having extreme difficulty in paying the admission fee due to the following reasons which occured within one year prior to enrollment :
    ①Due to the death of the person responsible for the payment of school expenses (person having primary responsibility for the payment of the school expenses)
    ②Due to damage sustained by students or the person responsible for the payment of their school expenses caused by storm, flood or other natural disaster in Japan.
  3. Students recognized as having other unavoidable circumstances equivalent to b.

2. Deferment of admission fee payment

For students who are recognized as having difficulty in paying the admission fee by the deadline of payment for economic reasons and who are recognized as having outstanding academic capabilities, and students recognized as having other unavoidable circumstances, the payment may be deferred by the application.

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The year 2021 Admission Fee Waiver
(New Undergraduates and New Postgraduates to be enrolled in October 2021)

When you wish to apply for admission fee waiver, submit the application form by following the instructions below.

Undergraduates may apply for admission fee waiver only in special circumstances. Call the Financial Support Section, Student Services Division (022-795-7816 /4682) before the application to confirm if you are eligible.

How to obtain the application form:

(1) Download the application form from the website and print it.
Click here for download AY2021 admission

(2) Ask for the application form directly at the counter of the Financial Support Section, Student Services Division.

(3) Send a request for the application form by postal mail.
Write down your name and address on the return envelope (type No. 2 Kakugata A4 document size 240mm x 332mm ) with 250 JPY stamp (or 390 JPY stamp for both admission fee and tution fee waiver application forms) attached on it.
Enclose the return envelope in the request and send it to the following address.

Financial Support Section, Student Services Division, Education and Student Support Department, Tohoku University
41 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8576

* Please write "Request for Application Form for Admission Fee Waiver" in red on the address side of the envelope to be sent.

Period of application

◎ Undergraduates and Postgraduates:
From Monday, August 23, 2021 to Tuesday, September 28, 2021 (Postmarked)
Be sure to submit the application by the deadline.

How to submit:

All the applicants must submit the application documents to the following address by registered mail to prevent the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Financial Support Section, Student Services Division, Education and Student Support Department, Tohoku University
41 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8576

Attention

*Please send the application documents by registered mail (Kakitome), LetterPack, EMS or any other delivery methods that you can track the status of your parcel.

*Please write "Application documents for admission fee Waiver" in red on the address side of the envelope to be sent.

*Please read here before submission.

Result:

The result of application for admission fee waiver will be posted on the Student Affairs Information System in July (April enrollment) and December (October enrollment).

Important:

*When false information is found in any document or fabricated documents are submitted, the approval of the exemption will be revoked and all fees must be paid to the university immediately.
* The application will not be accepted for any reason after the deadline .
*Consult with the Financial Support Section at 022-795-7816 /4682 by the day before the deadline when there are circumstances for not being able to submit the application by the deadline, such as being hospitalized or long-term business trip, etc.
*Any claim after the deadline will not be accepted.

*Submission Rules of Admission fee Waiver Applications
Your application will be excluded from screening procedure if you don’t submit all required documents.
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Click here for FAQ → Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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Contact

Financial Support Section, Student Services Division (Open 8:30 - 17:00 / Mon. - Fri.)
Place: Window [4] on the 1st floor of the Education and Student Support Center, Kawauchi-Kita Campus
* [A01] building on the Kawauchi Campus Map
Tel: +81-22-795-7816 /4682 (from 8:30 to 17:00 / Mon. - Fri.)


Regulations/detailed regulations on fee waiver

  1. Regulations on handling of admission fee waiver and deferment of admission fee payment in Tohoku University
  2. Detailed regulations on handling of admission fee waiver and deferment of admission fee payment in Tohoku University
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