The Application for Admission Fee Waiver

The year 2024 Admission Fee Waiver (April Enrollment)
Period of application:
From Monday, February 19, 2024 to Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Important

The application will not be accepted after the deadline for any reason. When you send the application documents by post, it must be postmarked on or before the deadline.
Please read here before submission.

Applicants will not always be granted the admission fee waiver even when they correspond to having difficulty in paying the admission fee.
The admission fee waiver budget is limited and approximately 20% of applicants are annually granted.

Foreign undergraduates students who have a visa other than "Student Visa", such as the Permanent resident, Long-term resident or the Spouse of the Japanese national, must contact the Financial Support Section to confirm if your eligible to apply.

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 occurred 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
    *This is applicable for the people who have "Long Term Resident" or "Permanent Resident" visa only.

(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 occurred 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 2024 Admission Fee Waiver
(New Undergraduates and New Postgraduates to be enrolled in April 2024)

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 (022-795-4682) before the application to confirm if you are eligible to apply.

How to obtain the application form:

(1) Download the application form from the website and print it.
Click here for download AY2024 admission

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

Period of application

◎ Undergraduates and Postgraduates:
From Monday, February 19, 2024 to Wednesday, March 27, 2024
If you are sending the application documents by post, it must be postmarked on or before the deadline.

How to submit:

*Please read here before submission.

1.Send the application documents to the following address by registered mail

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 (簡易書留 Kan i 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.

2.Submit the application documents at the Financial Support Section office counter

The application must be submitted in person (Any application by proxy will not be accepted).

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:

*We do not accept proxy submissions.
*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.
*Any claim after the deadline will not be accepted.
*We do not accept the application submitted by "学内便" or email.
*Your application will be excluded from screening procedure if you don’t submit all required documents. Click here for more information

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: +81-22-795-4682 (from 8:30 to 17:00 / Mon. - Fri.)
email: menjo-sinsei*grp.tohoku.ac.jp (Replace * with @)
* Please include your student ID number and full name in the body of the email.


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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