The Application for Admission Fee Waiver

NEW!

Web Entry System starts in 2018
Students who are currently enrolled in Tohoku University as of March 2018 and will enroll in the graduate school
in April 2018 must register on the new Web Entry System
https://www.bureau.tohoku.ac.jp/jyoho/gyomu/menzyo/e/index.html
as well as submitting applications and required documents.
【Note】Application and submission of required documents must be done in person
after the registration on the Web Entry System.


New Submission Rules of Admission fee Waiver Applications
Your application will be excluded from screening procedure if you don’t submit all required documents.
Click here for more information

Admission Fee Waiver System

Contact concerning admission fee/tuition waiver system and for submitting the application

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
Tel: +81-22-795-7816 / 4682 (from 8:30 to 17:00)

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. above
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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.


Information on application procedures

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)

The year 2018 Admission Fee Waiver
(New Undergraduates and New Postgraduates to be enrolled in April 2018)

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. (1) Ask for the application form directly at the counter of the Financial Support Section, Student Services Division.
  2. (2) Send a request for the application form by postal mail.
    Fill in your name, address, and prepare return envelope (type No. 2 Kakugata A4 document size 240mm x 332mm ) with 250 JPY stamp (or 400 JPY stamp for both admission fee and tution fee waiver application forms) attached 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.

  3. (3) Download the application form from the website and print it.
    Click here for download→Application form for the year 2018 admission fee waiver (Application form, etc. for admission fee waiver application)

Period of application:The final date of the application period is the deadline.

◎ Undergraduates and Postgraduates: From Friday, February 23, 2018 to Wednesday, March 28, 2018. (except for Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays) Be sure to submit the application by the deadline.

Place:

Financial Support Section, Student Services Division (Window [4] on the 1st floor of the Education and Student Support Center, Kawauchi-Kita Campus) (Open 8:30 - 17:00 / Mon. - Fri.)

Result:

The result of application for admission fee waiver will be posted on the Student Affairs Information System in the middle of July (April enrollment) and middle of December (October enrollment).
Also the method of payment will be sent using the envelope submitted at the time of application.
If the result notification is not delivered by the end of July for the students to be enrolled in April and by the end of December for the students to be enrolled in October, contact Financial Support Section at +81-22-795-7816.

* Submit the application in person (the application by proxy will not be accepted). The application will not be accepted for any reason after deadline.
*Consult with the Financial Supprt Section at 022-795-7816 /4682 by the day before 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.

Click here for FAQ → Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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.
* Submit the application in person (the application by proxy will not be accepted).
* 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.

*Web Entry System starts in 2018
Students who are currently enrolled in Tohoku University as of March 2018
and will enroll in the graduate school in April 2018 must register on the new Web Entry System
https://www.bureau.tohoku.ac.jp/jyoho/gyomu/menzyo/e/index.html
as well as submitting applications and required documents.
【Note】Application and submission of required documents must be done in person
after the registration on the Web Entry System.

*New Submission Rules of Admission fee Waiver Applications
Your application will be excluded from screening procedure if you don’t submit all required documents.
Click here for more information

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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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