Application Guidelines

Information in this page applies to the applicants who apply for the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge Program without receiving Fujitsu Scholarship. Those who apply for Fujitsu Scholarship must follow the guidelines and conditions outlined on Fujitsu Scholarship website.

- Admissions Requirements

- Application Documents

- Tuition Fee

- Selection Process

- Schedules for Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge

Admissions Requirements

There are three key requirements for admission to the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge.

1. A bachelor's degree (or an equivalent four-year baccalaureate degree) in any discipline from a regionally or nationally accredited institution
2. A minimum of three years of full-time work experience (five years preferred) at the time of application
3. English proficiency to complete the program

An English proficiency test (TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS) score report from an official test taken within five years of the date signed on the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge application form is required. The score should reflect the applicant's potential ability to successfully fulfill the requirements of an intensive 3-month graduate-level program taught entirely in English. While there is no minimum proficiency score, the applicant's English proficiency will be evaluated during the personal interview to determine program suitability. As a frame of reference, the ranges of English proficiency scores of previous students are:

TOEIC: 670-990
TOEFL (Internet-based): 91-119
IELTS: 6.5-8.0

An "official test" is a test administered by the Educational Testing Service for the TOEFL and TOEIC, and the International English Language Testing System for the IELTS.

Application Documents

Below is the application documents necessary for selection process.

Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge Application Form Fill the required items in the form by typing or printing clearly in blue or black ink.

Download Application Form (612KB)
Original Official Academic Transcript in English or Graduate Certificate in English
    • Either transcript or graduate certificate of your highest degree obtained is required. The document must be sent directly to the Fujitsu-JAIMS Foundation from the academic institution attended.

 

    • An official transcript or graduate certificate must be in a sealed envelope form an institution which must have the official's signature or the institution's stamp where it is sealed. It should be unopened by anyone including the applicants. Once the envelope is opened, it is no longer considered valid.

 

  • - Information required on the transcript is as follows.
    1) Courses
    2) Credits/hours
    3) Grade
    4) Degree
    5) Degree conferral
    6) Date of degree conferral
    7) The official's signature and/or a stamp of the institution

    - Information required on the graduate certificate is as follows.
    1) Degree
    2) Degree conferral
    3) Date of degree conferral
    4) The official's signature and/or a stamp of the institution

A Photocopy of Official TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS Score Report
  • Must be from a test taken within five years of the date signed on the Applicant's Certification (page 4 of the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge Application Form).
  • To qualify for an exemption, you must meet either of the criteria listed below.

 

    • - Your native language is English and you are from either the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada, or Singapore.

 

    • - You hold a bachelor's or advanced degree within the last five years from an accredited or recognized college or university in the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada, or Singapore. Contact us for the proof of document required.

 

Your application documents above should be received by the application deadline.

[Recipient]
Fujitsu-JAIMS Foundation
1-17-25 Shinkamata
Ohta-ku, Tokyo
144-8588 Japan

Tuition Fee

Tuition for Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge 1,440,000 yen
Estimated Miscellaneous Expenses 520,000 yen
Above estimate does not include living expenses for Japan (Tokyo) and Hawaii Modules. In addition, airfare between Japan (Tokyo) and your nearby airport is also necessary.

Selection Process

1. Initial screening Initial screening is based on the strength of the application, which includes meeting the admission qualifications.
2. Interview Applicants who pass the initial screening will be contacted for an interview on a designated date.
3. Notification of result Two to three weeks after the interview, the selection result will be notified to the applicant.

Schedules for Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge

2019 Spring Course

Application Deadline February 15, 2019 [JST]
Program Period August 23, 2019 - December 6, 2019
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