- CSC-KUT Scholarship Program (Doctoral Program)
- List of Required Application Documents for CSC-KUT Full-time PhD Student
List of Required Application Documents for CSC-KUT Full-time PhD Student
-Only applicants who have obtained the permission of their preferred supervisor are eligible to submit the formal application documents.-We do NOT accept any formal application documents by e-mail.
-ALL required documents (formal application) listed below must arrive at the International Relations Section by the deadline. The documents submitted will not be returned.
-Applicants must meet the entry criteria set by the Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC).
Last updated: November 10, 2022
Online Pre-Application Request
Prospective students must submit an Online Pre-application Request form via KUT Online Pre-Application Form for CSC-KUT Scholarship Program (Full-time PhD Student). The request will be sent to the applicant's preferred supervisor for consideration. This process is for determining (prior to the submission of a formal application) whether the intending applicant meets the supervisor's requirements. Please choose one project from the CSC-KUT project list and submit a completed online pre-application request via Online Pre-application Form. After the supervisor has reviewed your pre-application request, she/he will contact you for an interview and documentary screening. We strongly recommend that you prepare all documents before you submit your Online Pre-Application Request. Only one Online Pre-application Request may be sent during a given application period.
* Interviews will be conducted via video conferencing software such as Webex and Zoom.
* When you obtain the permission of your preferred supervisor, submit the all required documents to KUT via post. We do NOT accept any documents which do not meet our requirements or documents which do not arrive by the deadline.
* Please note that your preferred supervisor may not contact you in the case where your pre-application request is rejected.
Required documents (Formal application)
|1.||A copy of an email or other communication which clearly shows that the leader of the intending applicant's preferred project has given the intending applicant permission to apply for that CSC-KUT project
Signed Pre-application Request --- After you submit your Online Pre-application request form, you will receive an automated email with a PDF file of your Pre-Application request attached. Print the PDF of the Pre-Application Request and sign the last page.
|3.||Bachelor's degree academic transcript (original) in English or Japanese (must include date of issue)
Photocopies and English translations should be verified by the university from which you received your bachelor's degree or a notary public, and bear an actual stamp (not a copy of a stamp) of the university or a notary public. The academic transcript should list all the courses you studied in each year, the marks or grades you achieved for each course and the grading system of your university.
Master's degree academic transcript (original) in English or Japanese (must include date of issue)
*If you are still working towards your master's degree, submit a provisional academic transcript.
Master's degree certificate (original) in English or Japanese
*If you are still working towards your master's degree, submit a certificate issued by the university which states the expected date of conferral of your master's degree. Use KUT official CSC-KUT Scholarship form No.1.
|6.||A copy of the intending applicant's master's thesis in English
If the master's thesis is written in a language other than English, it is necessary to submit an English translation of the abstract of the thesis. Those who are still working towards their master's degree should provide a written description of the content of their master's thesis and of the progress of the research at the time of submission.
Research Outline --- A detailed plan of the research that will be undertaken to achieve the projected research results of the proposed research project in English and approximately one page in length.
*Note carefully: You must have published two or more papers reporting your research results must in high-level peer-reviewed journals at least two months before completion of the program.
Two signed recommendation letters in English or Japanese
|9.||Certificate of health (original) in English or Japanese issued within the past 6 months
Use KUT official CSC-KUT Scholarship form No.3
Certificate of English ability
Applicants must have one of the following score to apply: TOEFL iBT72, IELTS5.5, WSK(PETS-5) or CET-6, at least.
Other documents: (If you have any of the following documents, please submit them )
|1.||Rank certificate (in English or Japanese) for bachelor's and master's programs issued by the university, stating your rank in the class (e.g. second out of 25 students )|
|2.||Copies of your past publications|
|3.||Certificate of Japanese ability|
|4.||Copy of your passport ID pages|
- Sending Address
International Relations Section, Kochi University of Technology
Tosayamada, Kami City, Kochi 782-8502, JAPAN