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Application for the Emergency Student Support Program for “Continuing Education” by the Japanese Government (second round)(We cannot accept any application after the deadline.)

2020.07.07 | ALL, STUDENT

To Students:

It has been decided that the second round of application will open for the Emergency Student Support Benefit Program to support students who are experiencing financial difficulties to continue their studies due to such a drop in income of part-time jobs caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Eligible students who wish to apply for this program must apply through the university. The university will then confirm their eligibility and recommend them to the Japan Student Service Organization (JASSO).

After the final screening by the government, 100,000 Yen (200,000 Yen for the students of a household exempted from resident tax) will be awarded.

Only those who couldn’t submit their application documents during the first application period due to the shortage of time are eligible to apply for this round. Those who have already applied for the first round (successful/unsuccessful applicants and those who are on the waiting list) can’t re-apply for this time.

Please check the application guidebook for details of eligibility and required documents.

[Eligibility]
Japanese students, permanent residents etc. (regular students in the undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as Practical Music Course)
International students

* Please note that you may not be selected even if you apply since the university has to select whom to recommend to the government within the number of seats allocated to the university by the government.

* Those who are taking a leave of absence from school (as well as those who are planning) can also apply.

* Those who are receiving/applying for any other scholarships or benefits can also apply.

* If you don’t have Japanese nationality, please check your application qualification in this table <link>. If the applicability is indicated as “○” on the table, please apply as a “Japanese, permanent resident etc.”; if it is “×”, please apply as an “international student”.

[Application Guideline]
>> Please download from here (PDF)

[Note for the Application] Be sure to read it before you apply.
>> Please download from here (PDF)

[How to apply]
Prepare the required documents according to “Required Forms and Documents and Where to Submit” (pp.6-7) specified in the guideline.
Then, please complete the application procedure by either way of (1) or (2) by the designated deadline.

*We cannot accept any application after the deadline.
*We recommend method (1), which allows you to apply quickly.

 (1) Application by smartphone
Please apply from <here>
Application Deadline: 17:00 on Friday, July 10, 2020 (We can NOT accept any application after the deadline.)

(2) Application by post
Please download the forms from the link below.
Application Form:  <PDF> <Word>
Pledge Form:  <PDF> <Word>

Application Deadline: Friday, July 10, 2020 (It must be postmarked by Friday, July 10, 2020.)

Send by a registered express mail

12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8714
Scholarship Section
Student Affairs Division
Tokyo University of the Arts

*Write “An application for the Emergency Student Support Benefit Program for “Continuing the Education”” in red on the front of an envelope.

[Screening and Selection]
The university will screen the applications to check whether the applicants meet all the requirements. Then, we select the candidates within the number of seats allocated to the university by JASSO and endorse them to JASSO.

[Notification of the result]
The result will be notified by email from the university. (The exact date has not been determined)

[Transfer of benefits]
If you are granted, the benefit will be transferred to the designated account. (The exact date has not been determined)

For inquiries, please contact:
Scholarship Section, Student Affair Division  syogaku@ml.geidai.ac.jp

If you want to make an inquiry, please reply to this email or send an email with the title “Inquiry about Emergency Student Support Program for Continuing Education”.

*Please note that we may take time to respond to your inquiries.