Tokyo Institute of Technology Summer Program 2017

Organization/Host Institute

Tokyo Institute of Technology


Summer 2017


Various science and engineering




Multiple research institutes spread over the Ookayama, Suzukakedai and Tamachi campuses


Tokyo area

Number of Positions



B-1: June 5  – August 10, 2017
B-2: July 3 - September 8, 2017

Primary Internship Duties

Participants will conduct summer research projects in Tokyo Tech labs under the guidance of Tokyo Tech faculty. They will also enroll in one or two courses offered for the Research-oriented Program. Applicants must propose both a research project topic and a possible academic supervisor at Tokyo Tech. A list of possible host labs is available at: http://www.ipo.titech.ac.jp/summer_program_list/

B-1 (June) -- Japan Studies (2 credits)
B-2 (July) -- Communicating Science and Engineering in Society (1 credit), and/or
Survival Japanese (1 or 2 credits)

Required Qualifications

UW-Madison student with engineering or science major

UW COE nomination, administered by Wisconsin MRSEC

Language Notes

Prior research experience or study of Japanese language or culture are not program requirements, but if you have prior experience please share this in your application essays.

Academic Level Requirements

Junior, Senior, postbaccalaureate


Housing Information

Tokyo Tech will assist with housing arrangements

Program Fee / Compensation

260,000JPY ($2,400 USD)

Students are responsible for their own travel, accident/liability insurance coverage and living expenses.

MRSEC scholarship of $5,000 to go toward costs of program participation, see details below

Academic Credit Information

An academic record containing course grades will be available. There is currently no course-equivalency agreement in place


Scholarship/Nomination Application requirements

Submit application by email to: mrsec@mrsec.wisc.edu

-2 short answer questions

-3 essay questions


-academic transcript

Scholarship/Nomination Application URL


Scholarship/Nomination Application deadline

January 6, 2017

Final application URL


Final application deadline

January 31, 2017