New Changes on the Hybrid Twinning Program Scholarship

From this year, the scholarship for M+D has been discontinued and will be only applicable for Doctoral (PhD) program.
In regards to the matter, the name of scholarship has also been decided to be changed from Hybrid Twinning Program Scholarship to SIT Scholarship.

Details on the SIT Scholarship and the admission matters are as below :

<SIT Scholarship>
・ Supports/ Scholarship amount is the same as HBT
・ Only applicable for doctoral(PhD) program only
・ Open for Spring(April) and Autumn(September) admission
・ Direct application from candidates, not by recommendation or application through university
・ Submission of application through online system
・ Instead of the 3 year scholarship, this scholarship is renewed annually
(assessment will be done for the scholarship renewal, such as the year performance, journal submission and etc.)

<Merit and Advantage>
・ Chances of receiving scholarship is higher as the number of scholarship acceptance has been increased
・ More opportunities to apply as the admission time is opened twice a year
・ Admission process is short (from application -> entrance examination ->result notification will be only in one and a half months)
・ No age restrictions

<Schedule>
Enrollment in Spring 2020
・ Online Application will be opened on December 10th,2019 (Tues.)
・ Application deadline on January 8th, 2020 (Wed.)
・ Entrance Examination date on January 26th (Sun.) (examination can be conducted online for overseas living students)
・ Enrollment Notification on February 13th (Thursday)
・ Admission on April 1st

Enrollment in Fall 2020 → TBD
・ Scheduled around July
・ Admission time: October 1, 2020
* Further details will be announced later.

You may also browse through the URL website as below :
URL: https://www.shibaura-it.ac.jp/en/prospective/postgraduate_prog/application_guideline.html

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