Tokyo Institute of Technology Summer Program 2017

Title Tokyo Institute of Technology Summer Program 2017
Organization/Host Institute Tokyo Institute of Technology
Term(s) Summer 2017
Fields Various science and engineering
Country Japan
Location Multiple research institutes spread over the Ookayama, Suzukakedai and Tamachi campuses
City Tokyo area
Number of Positions 2
Duration 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:
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:

-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