Financial Aid

Tohoku University offers reduction or exemption of tuition fees for students in financial difficulty.

Prospective and current international students of Tohoku University may have scholarship opportunities as follows.

Scholarship for International Students


Financial Support for PhD Students

Tohoku University has recently established two new projects to improve the research environment of PhD students, and to help alleviate any economic anxieties that might occur. These are in the form of a monthly stipend and research grant. Since these projects are carried out with assistance from national funding, the support period and content may change depending on national policy.


Guidebook for Prospective Students

  • This guidebook contains information for Tohoku University international students on procedural matters at the university as well as helpful information about daily life.

Pocket Guide for Procedures International Students

  • Pocket Guide
    This booklet contains various kinds of information on procedures international students and scholars coming to Tohoku University should take before coming to Japan, when you enter Japan and after your arrival.
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