The application for admission fee/tuition fee waiver, etc.


Submission Rules of Admission fee / Tuition fee Waiver Applications

The application will be excluded from screening procedure if all required documents are not submitted.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q1
How will the information on admission fee/tuition fee waiver be notified?
Q2
I would like to know the annual schedule for tuition fee waiver.
Q3
What should I do first when I apply for admission fee/tuition fee waiver?
Q4
Where can I obtain the application forms?
Q5
I would like to know the application period and the place for submitting the application for admission fee/tuition fee waiver.
Q6
I will not be able to submit the application in person during the application period. What should I do?
Q7
When will the results be notified?
Q8
My application has not been approved. By when and how should I pay the tuition fee?
Q9
I would like the certification of my tuition fee waiver situation of last year because my brother who goes to different University needs to submit it. What should I do?
Q10
I am a doctoral student who has been accepted into a program of the Advanced Graduate School and/or JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists. How do I apply for a tuition fee waiver?
Q11
I am a doctoral student and I have applied for one of the Graduate Programs. The Outcome will not be announced until the end of April, which is after the tuition fee waiver application deadline. Can I apply for both, the graduate program and tuition fee waiver in case I wouldn't selected for the programs?

Q1)How will the information on admission fee/tuition fee waiver be notified?

The information on admission fee/tuition fee waiver and deferment/monthly installment of tuition payment will, based on the rule, be posted on the bulletin board and the website. Pay attention to them to avoid missing the information.

Q2)I would like to know the annual schedule for tuition fee waiver.

For the detailed schedule, etc., check the bulletin board and the website. The annual schedule for the current students is indicated below. Note that the schedule is different for freshman.

Distribution of application forms for tuition fee waiver
First (spring) semester: In early February
Second (autumn) semester: In early August

Submission Deadline of application
First (spring) semester: In early March
Second (autumn) semester: In early September

Notification of results
1st (spring) semester: In late July
2nd (autumn) semester: In late December

Q3)What should I do first when I apply for admission fee/tuition fee waiver?

Check the documents required for application with the checklist.
admission fee waiver application checklisttuition waiver application checklist
Prepare the application forms for waiver, income documents, etc. while referring to the Procedure of Admission fee Waiver Application and the Procedure of Tuition fee Waiver Application.
For inquiries or information, refer to this “Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).” If you have other questions, contact the Financial Support Section, Student Services Division (Kawauchi-Kita Campus, Tel: 022-795-4682/7816).

Q4)Where can I obtain the application forms?

The application forms are distributed at the Financial Support Section. You may also download them from the following link.
Procedure of Admission fee Waiver Application , Application forms
Procedure of Tuition fee Waiver Application , Application forms
New students will be notified separately in enrollment documents.

Q5)I would like to know the application period and the place for submitting the application for admission fee/tuition fee waiver.

◎ Admission fee waiver
New students (April enrollment):
Feburuary 19, 2024 - March 27, 2024

◎ Tuition fee waiver
Current students:
February 19, 2024 - March 11, 2024
New students (April enrollment):
February 19, 2024 - April 10, 2024

◎ Where to submit

Financial Support Section, Student Services Division, Education and Student Support Department, Tohoku University

Adress: 41 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8576
Student Support Center 1F window 4
Phone:+81-22-795-4682 / 7816
Kawauchi Campus Building A01

Q6)I will not be able to submit the application in person during the application period. What should I do?

The application will not be accepted for any reason after the deadline. If you are not able to submit the application in person, send the application documents by registered mail (Note: it must be postmarked on or before the deadline) .

Please read here before submission.

Q7)When will the results be notified?

The result of application for admission fee / tuition fee waiver will be posted on the Student Affairs Information System in July (April enrollment / first semester) and December (October enrollment / second semester).
When the result notification is not delivered by the end of July (April enrollment / first semester) and by the end of December (October enrollment / second semester), please contact Financial Support Section at +81-22-795-4682/7816.

Q8)My application has not been approved. By when and how should I pay the tuition fee?

The tuition fee will be deducted automatically at the date for automatic deduction in September (August for those expected to graduate/finish in September) for the first (spring) semester and in March (February for those expected to graduate/finish in March) for the second (autumn) semester. Prepare the amount of tuition fee in your bank account by the day before the date for automatic deduction.
If you have not arranged the automatic deduction, pay the tuition fee in cash at the accounting counter of each faculty/school by the above deadline.

Q9) I would like the certification of my tuition fee waiver situation of the previous year because my siblings who goes to different University needs to submit it. What should I do?

Submit the designated form of your sibling’s university to the Financial Support Section, Student Services Division for the certification.

Q10) I am a doctoral student who has been accepted into a program of the Advanced Graduate School and/or JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists. How do I apply for a tuition fee waiver?

Doctral students who are the recipient of the following programs will receive "Waivers for Exceptional Students", and cannot apply for tuition fee waiver due to existing financial reasons.

There is no application form to be submitted by the students themselves, your information will be provided by the division in charge of these programs.

Q11) I am a doctoral student and I have applied for one of the Graduate Programs. The Outcome will not be announced until the end of April, which is after the tuition fee waiver application deadline. Can I apply for both, the graduate program and tuition fee waiver in case I wouldn't selected for the programs?

Yes, you can apply for both. Process is to submit the following forms; 1.Application Form and 2. Statement of Scholarship / Incentive Stipend Entitlement Situation(Form A), explaining which program you are currently applying for and when you will find out the outcome.
Your name will be on the list as a "Provisional" applicant for the tuition fee waiver by submitting these two forms.

If you are successfully selected for the program (see Q10), you will receive "Waivers for Exceptional Student", but if you are not selected for the program, you must submit the other required documents for the tuition fee waiver immediately to complete your application.

The application must be submitted by the deadline. It will not be accepted after the deadline for any reason.

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