KUAS scholarships

Deadline: 14 March  2021
Open to: all applicants who meet Academic Entry Requirements and English language requirements
Benefits: stipend (for personal expenses), tuition exemption, admission fee exemption


The Faculty of Engineering of KUAS seeks applicants who feel motivated by the Faculty`s mission and objectives. Applicants are expected to have a comprehensive understanding of mathematics and physics at the high school level, the ability to think about those subjects logically, and to have basic English communication skills. In particular, applicants should:

1) already possess the basic knowledge and skills required to study engineering at the university level;
2) be able to consider, evaluate, and express their opinions on topics related to engineering;
3) be highly motivated to develop critical thinking skills, and possess a strong interest in engineering;
4) be able to work with people from diverse backgrounds, and tackle complicated issues across multiple disciplines; and
5) desire to improve their language abilities, and to function as a global citizen.


Applicants MUST fulfill the following requirements of both a) and b):

a) Academic Entry Requirements:

There are two primary academic entry requirements in order to be eligible for our undergraduate program. Firstly, you will need to have completed a standard 12-year school education, or an education corresponding to that (equivalent to Japanese senior high school, the International Baccalaureate, or the like). For more details, please see the application guidelines.

Secondly, we are looking for students that have demonstrated an aptitude for math and physics, and that possess a comprehensive understanding of the following fields at the high-school/upper secondary level:

Mathematics: Algebra, Geometry, Pre-calculus, Statistics
Physics: Physics

For Mathematics

Polynomials, Factoring, Divisors and Multiples, Sets, Complex Numbers, Equations, Inequalities, Quadratic Functions, Vectors

Measuring, Coordinates, Triangles, Circles, Construction, Loci, Trigonometry, Lines and Planes in Space, Polyhedrons

Trigonometric Functions, Exponential functions, Logarithmic functions, Sequences, Mathematical Induction, Differentials, Integrals

Standard Variations, Scatter Plots, Permutations and Combinations, Probabilities, Binomial Distributions, Normal Distributions, Hypothesis Testing

For Physics

Force and Motion, Waves, Electricity and Magnetism, Atoms

*If you are not sure whether your study areas meet the requirements, please contact the International Admissions Office.

b) English language requirements:

You must meet the minimum score to ensure your level of English proficiency. To confirm which tests we accept and the applicable minimum scores, please check our “Application Checklist”.

You can be exempt from having to show your English proficiency if you are from a native-English speaking country or have completed your official education in English for the most recent 6 years, as well to students who have completed the IB Diploma in English.


Applicants who wish to receive a scholarship must indicate so in their application to KUAS. As a rule, scholarships are provided to students who perform exceptionally well in their academic field. KUAS offers two types of scholarships. Please check below for details (such as the amounts awarded for each type of scholarship).

Super KUAS-E Scholarship: Stipend (for personal expenses) 1,200,000 JPY/year* + Tuition exemption (100%)** + Admission fee exemption (100%)

KUAS-E Scholarship: Tuition reduction (100%, 50% or 30%)** + Admission fee reduction  (100%, 50% or 30%)

* 600,000JPY/semester

** Includes facility and laboratory fees


For more details, please visit the official website.