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Financial Support for the Nagasaki University WISE Programme for Global Health

Under the Nagasaki University WISE Programme for Global Health, a financial support scheme has been established to provide a “KYOIKU KENKYU SHIEN KEIHI” for those particularly outstanding students from among those selected for the programme.
This will help to lessen their financial burden and provide them with an environment in which they can focus on their doctoral research.

Important Note for the WISE Stipend

Tuition and Admission Fees

Please note that the WISE Stipend does NOT cover tuition or admission fees therefore students are responsible to pay all tuition and admission fees by themselves.

Amount of the Stipend*

WISE Students: JPY 200,000 per month
WISE Candidates: JPY 100,000 per month
*Please note that the amount of the stipend may change due to the unforeseen circumstances. In addition, the stipend awardees who have residential status in Japan are required to file on income tax return under the category of “miscellaneous income”.

Duration of the Stipend

In principle, the duration of the payment will be set in line with the calendar of the School to which the awardee is affiliated, and the maximum duration of the stipend is for one Japanese fiscal year (April to March). However, the duration of the stipend may be extended to three years, if approved by Qualifying Examination.

Notification of Successful Awardees

The name of the successful awardee’s student ID, grade and affiliation will be announced on the WISE website.

Responsibilities for Awardees

Upon confirmation of stipend receipt, awardees are required to submit a monthly stipend report by the designated submission deadline every month. In addition, all awardees are required to attend events related to the Programme, participate in the Doctoral Human Resources Database upon completion of their PhD and other education activities which are relevant to the Programme.
Further important information, such as eligibility requirements and other conditions can be found in the ‘Kyoiku Kenkyu Shien Keihi (“Stipend”) Student’s Handbook’ which is available to download from the link below.

Nagasaki University “Doctoral Program for
World-leading Innovative and Smart Education” for Global Health

This handbook is for Nagasaki University (NU) WISE Programme students, WISE candidates, supervisors and staff who support them. The contents are based on the university’s regulations, policies and procedures agreed by relevant university’s committees, thus the original language was set in Japanese and this English outline was set as a reference to help non-Japanese speakers for better understanding of the Programme. Therefore, the Japanese language is given the sole priority for mutual understanding.

Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this handbook is accurate at the time of disclosure. Changes to the information may need to be made due to unforeseen circumstances and students will be notified of any changes in advance. In the event of any inconsistency between the information in this handbook and any other documents, the decision of the Administrative Office of NU WISE Programme shall be considered the most up to date information.

This guideline is for students, supervisors, their research teams and staff who support them. The contents are based on the regulations, policies and procedures of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-JAPAN ( “MEXT”) and the University. The original language was set in Japanese and this English guideline was set as a reference to help non-Japanese speakers to understand the Programme better. Therefore, the Japanese language is given the sole priority for mutual understanding.
Nagasaki University is responsible for the management and the operation of the NU WISE Programme, that is a part of the WISE Programme of MEXT. MEXT has allocated financial grants to the University to finance this programme, and the University has set the regulations, policies and procedures for the programme. Terms and conditions(“T&C”) are set in accordance with those of MEXT. Thus, Nagasaki University is obligated to submit an accountancy report to MEXT at the end of each fiscal year; which falls on 31st March.

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