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Important Dates for the Partnership Track

See the table below for important dates. Please note that these dates are indicative, and subject to change.

Application Process Dates
2014
Application Deadline December 10
2015
Interviews and testing of select applicants
Sample math test
March 1–March 31
Notification to Selected Candidates April 11
Deadline to accept scholarship April 18
Reserve or stand–by applicants are called, if necessary April 18–
Visa application process May–August
Arrival in Japan for Orientation Program participants July 9–11 (tentative)
Orientation Program Mid-July to late-September (Mid-July to end-August, 2015, for JISPA-UTokyo scholars)
Arrival in Japan¹
(For those scholars not participating in the Orientation Program)
GRIPS: October 1
HIT: September 20
IUJ: September 20
UTokyo: September 1–3
Program registration period GRIPS: October 5–6
HIT: September 20
IUJ: October 5–13 (tentative)
UTokyo: beginning of September
Courses begin GRIPS: October 8
HIT: October 1
IUJ: October 5 (tentative)
UTokyo: September 9

¹ For those scholars not participating in the Orientation Program.

Hitotsubashi University candidates are requested to submit the additional application form requested by the university no later than April 26, 2015

Successful candidates for the UTokyo are requested to submit the additional application form requested by the university, for the sake of formality. Such candidates will be contacted by the UTokyo following the notification of the JISPA application results in mid-April.