■ close close
Numata Fellowship and Scholarship

Numata Fellowship and Scholarship Application Information

We are delighted to announce "The Numata Fellowship and Scholarship" of Ryukoku University.

The Numata Scholarship helps international students with good academic records who are studying or wish to study Buddhism at Ryukoku University as regular students or as exchange students.

Also the Numata Fellowship provides help for foreign researchers with a proven research record who plan to research on Buddhism in collaboration with Ryukoku researchers or who plan to give special lectures of Buddhism. Regarding the application process, please refer to "Numata Fellowship and Scholarship-Application Information".

"The Numata Fellowship and Scholarship" of Ryukoku University was established by the now deceased Dr. Yehan Numata. Dr. Numata was the founder of MITSUTOYO Corp. and also the founder of BDK (Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai) who had dedicated his life to the promotion of Buddhism. Dr. Numata strongly believed that the dissemination of the Buddhist teaching would help bring peace and happiness to humanity.
- Numata Scholarship -
Number of Scholarship
Awards
A select number
Eligibility International students with a good academic record who are studying or wish to study Buddhism at Ryukoku University in the sprit of the Numata scholarship are invited to apply. Students are required to have or obtain a student visa (includes regular,short stay and exchange students), and should not be the recipient of any other major scholarship. This is limited to those who are likely to graduate or complete their regular course within the prescribed term of study. (Ex. Four years for Undergraduate study, etc…)
Stipend (Undergraduate) ¥80,000/month (Up to 12 months) *
(Graduate) ¥100,000/month (Up to 12 months) *
* Students who continue their studies for more than 12 months can re-apply for the scholarship depending on their academic performance and study report.
Students who receive the scholarship from September will be awarded the scholarship for a period of 6 months only.
Application Period
April, 2018 Entry
Current Students: March 9 to April 9, 2018
(Notification in Mid-May, 2018)
Prospective Students: September 15 to October 18, 2017
(Notification in early December, 2017)
* Application results will be announced on the same date as notification of entrance exam results.
September, 2018 Entry
Current Students: August 9 to September 7, 2018
(Notification in early November, 2018)
Prospective Students: April 12 to May 16, 2018
(Notification in early July, 2018)
* Application results will be announced on the same date as notification of entrance exam results.
Selection Method
Screening of application form and documents
1. Application form (PDF 18KB) download
Application form (MS-WORD 40KB) download
2. Prescribed letter of recommendation from a full-time faculty member of Ryukoku University (PDF 27KB) download
Prescribed letter of recommendation from a full-time faculty member of Ryukoku University (MS-WORD 65KB) download
Documents to be submitted when you apply
1. Application form
2. Prescribed letter of recommendation from a full-time faculty member of Ryukoku University
3. Transcript of academic record(Not necessary for newly admitted students)
4. Plan of study or research
Place to submit the application Current students of Ryukoku University: Educational office of their own faculty
Non-Ryukoku applicants: Ryukoku Center for the Promotion of Global Education
【By post or direct submission to the Ryukoku Center for the Promotion of Global Education <In both cases, application documents must arrive at the Ryukoku Center for the Promotion of Global Education within the designated application period (noted above).>】
Obligations Students must submit their academic record as well as a 10-page study report to the Ryukoku Center for the Promotion of Global Education at the end of their scholarship period. In addition, Graduate students need to submit an official report from their supervisor/advisor.
UP
- Numata Fellowship -
Number of Scholarship
Awards
A select number
Eligibility Foreign researchers with a proven research record who plan to conduct research on Buddhism in collaboration with Ryukoku researchers or who plan to give special lectures on Buddhism. Both short term (less than one month) and long term (1~6 months) awards.
Stipend Scholarship amount : ¥250,000 / month (Up to 6 months)
Additional coverage for travel expenses from abroad : up to ¥200,000
* Application for reimbursement is limited to a one round-trip,economy class ticket.
* Applicants may apply to receive the scholarship for a maximum of six months,but the actual number of months the award will be given to each successful applicant will be decided by the Numata Committee.
Application Period
August 9 to September 25, 2017
Notification in early November, 2017
Selection Method
Screening of application forms and other documents
1. Application form (PDF 19KB) download
Application form (MS-WORD 40KB) download
2. Prescribed letter of recommendation from a full-time faculty member of Ryukoku University (PDF 28KB) download
Prescribed letter of recommendation from a full-time faculty member of Ryukoku University (MS-WORD 65KB) download
Documents to be submitted when you apply
1. Application form
2. Research Proposal
3. .Curriculum Vitae
4. .List of publications
5. Three articles related to Buddhism
6. Letter of recommendation from the head of the applicant’s home institution
7. Prescribed letter of recommendation from a full-time faculty member of Ryukoku University
Place to submit the application The Research Center or Organization in Ryukoku University where you wish to undertake your research.
Obligations
1. Scholars must pursue their research according to the predetermined term at a research center or research organization of Ryukoku University in consultation with the assigned advisor.
2. Scholars may also be asked to give a public lecture or a report on their findings.
3. Scholars must submit a research report to the Ryukoku Center for the Promotion of Global Education before leaving Ryukoku University.
UP
Ryukoku University International Center
Ryukoku University Center for the Promotion of Global Education
67 Tsukamoto-cho, Fukakusa, Fushimi-ku, KYOTO, JAPAN 612-8577
Tel :+81-(0)75-645-7898 Fax:+81-(0)75-645-2020
E-mail : r-globe@ad.ryukoku.ac.jp