Doctoral Course

Application Materials Checklist
For Double Degree Program Doctoral course Admission in April 2016
Prospective Supervisor:
<Submitted by applicant>
1) Application Form for Double Degree Program in the Graduate School of Science and Technology,
Kumamoto University.
2) Health certificate completed within the past 6 months of the date of application.
3) Statement of objectives describing reasons for application to the Graduate School of Science and
Technology, Kumamoto University, how the applicant qualifies to be a graduate student, and the
applicant’s academic, research, and professional goals. (free format)
4) A certificate of Bachelor’s degree and a certificate of Master’s degree (or a certificate of anticipation
of completion), or a copy of a diploma. (original and English translation)
5) Official transcripts in English of academic records from each college and university attended,
including information such as GPA and ranking.
6) Summaries of Bachelor’s thesis and Master’s thesis or equivalents in English.
7) An official certificate of citizenship (original and English translation).
8) A copy of the applicant’s passport. (if applicant has the passport already)
9) A letter of recommendation in English from the head of the faculty or graduate school, or someone at
a higher position of the university.
10) A letter of recommendation in English from a professor or a research supervisor who can evaluate
the applicant’s ability in study and research.
11) A letter in English from the employer indicating knowledge and consent of this application, if the
applicant is an employee.
12) An official score of Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), Test of English for International
Communications (TOEIC), or International English Language Testing System (IELTS), if the applicant’s
native language is not English.
13) Proof of Remittance of Examination fee (¥30,000 Japanese yen) *Please contact at
[email protected] before you make a payment.
14) Application Materials Check List
15) Have you completed or intended to complete the interviews with your prospective supervisor and 2 more
faculty members?
*Please note that all the documents must arrive at the office of the Graduate School of Science and Technology
by December 7, 2015.
When one's application is subjected to the prior screening, must submit application documents during the
designated period of application for the screening of the qualification for Application.
(see 'Guidelines for the prior screening of the qualification for application' on the application information)