Financial Support for Privately-Funded International Students
May 22, 2020
Regular Students (TUFS undergraduate, TUFS postgraduate)
Course fee exemption for students whose household’s income has been affected by COVID-19 (Japanese)
If you have experienced a sudden change in your household’s income due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, please apply for course fee exemption through the link above.
Course Fee Exemption (TUFS-funded support) (Japanese)
The application period for TUFS’ course fee exemption system (“TUFS Financial Support System” for new students) has been extended.
COVID-19 Coronavirus Emergency Interest-Free Loan
Applications for TUFS’ interest-free loans for students in need of emergency financial support began on April 16.
Emergency Student Support Benefit for “Continuing Education”
The Japanese government has announced a Student Support Benefit to assist students in “continuing education”. Students wishing to apply for this benefit should click the link above for further details.
Non-Regular Students (ISEPTUFS students, research students)
Course Fee Deadline Changes (Japanese)
The deadline for course fee payment has been extended until late June.
- Special Cash Payments (from the Japanese government)
All residents registered with the Basic Resident Registration System will be eligible to receive a benefit from the Japanese government.
More details can be found on the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications website.
- About Special Cash Payments (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications website): https://kyufukin.soumu.go.jp/ja-JP/index.html (Japanese)
- Multilingual Guidance (English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Portuguese, Spanish, Indonesian, Thai, Nepali): https://kyufukin.soumu.go.jp/ja-JP/download/
- Special Cash Payments Call Center: 0120－260－020
※Special Cash Payment application distribution schedules for local municipalities (as of May 22, 2020)
・Fuchu City: May 29 (Fri)
Application Period: June 1 (Mon), 2020 – August 31 (Mon), 2020
・Mitaka City: Late May
Application Period: June 1, 2020 – August 31, 2020 (postmark deadline)
・Chofu City: Late May onwards
Application Period: June onwards, payments will be made in late June
・Musashino City: May 20
Application Period: Until August 21 (Fri), applications postmarked with this date will also be accepted
・Koganei City: May 25 (Mon)
Application Period: Scheduled to begin in early June