Financial Aid

I. N.I.T. Financial Aid Program
A financial aid program, which exempts tuition for self-financed International Students.
N.I.T. provides a financial aid program,
This program applies for international students whose academic works and personalities are outstanding.
International students who face the difficulties maintaining studying at N.I.T., because of the financial reasons can apply.
This program only applies for the first year students who enter N.I.T. at the school year concerned.
Also the amount of exemption for tuition is up to ¥200,000 for duration of 1 year based on academic standing.
International students who are interested in the program must submit application form to the Student Support Affairs Division by the specified date.

1. International Students who start from Spring Term
Procedure for the tuition exemption program application must be submitted at the beginning of the spring term at the time of entrance into N.I.T.
In addition to the “self-financed international students tuition exemption program application form,” 1) passport, 2) residence card and 3) certificate of permission to engage in an activity other than qualified activities, and other documents specified by Student Support Division must be submitted.
After being examined by an intramural committee of N.I.T., recipients of the tuition exemption program will be determined.
Amount of scholarship will apply for the autumn-term tuition.

2. International Students who start from Autumn Term
Procedure for the tuition exemption program application must be submitted at the beginning of the autumn term at the time of entrance into N.I.T.
In addition to the “self-financed international students tuition exemption program application form,” 1) passport, 2) residence card and 3) certificate of permission to engage in an activity other than qualified activities, and other documents specified by Student Support Division must be submitted.
After being examined by an intramural committee of N.I.T., recipients of the scholarship will be determined.
The recipients of the tuition exemption program are required to pay full amount of the autumn-term tuition at the time of entering N.I.T., however, ¥100,000 will be reimbursed afterward. Then the tuition exemption program will apply for the spring-term tuition.

REMARK
The scholarship may not be applied for the following cases;
1. recognized that there is no prospect behind academic requirements, because of injuries or sickness;
2. recognized that there is no will of the academic continuity; because of absence for a long period of time;
3. failure of academic achievement, poor character and bad conduct;
4. when applicable to disciplinary matters specified in the school regulations;
5. when it is deemed ineligible for the tuition exemption program.

II. Scholarship for International Students
The student support division routinely posts various kinds of scholarships for international student. Application handbooks etc. are provided and information is put up on the bulletin board only for international students.
The major scholarships are as follows.

1. Government-funded International Student (for Research Purposes)
 *(Track Record in the academic year of 2014)

1. Eligibility
・ Those who are under the age of 35 as of the academic year on April 1 concerned when    
registering to a graduate school as a regular student.
2. Duration
・1 year *(International students who go on to a graduate school may also be extended by examination)
3. Amount
・145,000 yen per month
4. Track Record
・ 1
5. Recruitment Deadline
・November

2. Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
 International Student Study Encouragement Expenses
 (Track Record in the academic year of 2015)

1. Eligibility
・Those who are outstanding in personality and academic record, and needs financial aids
to continue studying in Japan.
2. Duration
・ 1 year
3. Amount
・¥ 48,000 (Monthly) for both undergraduate and graduate students
4. Track Record
・ 3 undergraduate students, 1 graduate student
5. Recruitment Deadline
・April

Rotary YONEYAMA Scholarship

1. Eligibility
・Those who enroll at Japanese universities in the 3rd or 4th year of the undergraduate
・programs, the 1st and 2nd year of the master’s level programs, or the 2nd and the 3rd year
of doctor level programs.
・And those who can follow the rules and regulation of the scholarship
2. Duration
・Up to 2 years until the end of the program
3. Amount
・¥100,000/month for undergraduate students
・¥140,000/month for graduate students
4. Track Record of 2015
・Granted 0 for N.I.T undergraduate students
・Granted 2 for N.I.T. graduate students
5. Deadline of application submission
・From late August to late September
Remarks: Regarding all other scholarships, please check the bulletin board for international
students constantly at the Students Support Affairs Division.

Housing
If you are looking for new apartment, or searching other apartment to move into, please visit the
real estate section of N.I.T Creative Service on campus. When you rent an apartment, in
addition to the key money of rent, you need common service money and security deposit.

International Student Housing Synthesis Compensation System
A joint surety is needed when renting a private residence. In order to keep the guarantor from getting in trouble, international students can join the insurance with little money (4,000 yen for 1 year and 8,000 yen for 2 years) . It is a compensation system for the sake of damage from fire, etc. when it suffers damage from a fire etc. This insurance can surely lead to a comfort for your study-life in Japan.

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