IIT Intern Program

December 2016

DMG MORI-UTokyo-IIT Intern Program 2017
Guideline for Application



1. Purpose

The Program provides scholarships to outstanding IIT undergraduate and graduate students who wish to study at the University of Tokyo (hereafter referred to as “UTokyo”) for up to 2 months as an intern student during their period of study, with the aim of educating leading individuals who will lay the foundations of a future network between India and Japan.

Applications for this program are submitted by the host researcher at UTokyo who wishes to host an IIT student.

2. Applicant (Host Researcher) Eligibility

The applicant (host researcher) must be employed full-time or classified as being employed full-time as a faculty at UTokyo and must wish to host an IIT student.

3. Candidate (IIT Student) Eligibility

Each candidate (IIT student) for the program must:

1. Be registered as a full-time student in an undergraduate or graduate course.

2. Be taking a major in Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautics, Electrical Engineering, Information Science and Technology or Robotics.

3. Not be receiving other scholarships from any domestic or foreign organization.

4. Period of scholarship

The Scholarship is awarded for a period of up to 2 months.

(In principle, students should conduct the internship during the May-July period.)

5. Number of scholarship recipients

Up to 2 students will be granted scholarships.

6. Terms of scholarship

Monthly stipend: JPY 150,000 (JPY 5,000 × length of stay)

Support for travel costs: JPY 50,000

7. Application procedure and deadline for the program

Application for this program must be submitted to the International Affairs Department of UTokyo by a host researcher at UTokyo. IIT students wishing to participate in this program are advised to establish contact with a researcher in their field and ask him/her to submit an application. They should make this contact before Tuesday, 31 January, 2017. If they cannot obtain a supervisor’s acceptance until then, they will not be eligible.


Application process is as follows:

- Contact made between candidate and applicant (host researcher) by Tuesday, 31 January, 2017.

- Applicant (host researcher) submits application to faculty/graduate School’s head office

- Office submits application to the International Affairs Department of UTokyo



8. Notification of selection results

Notification of the selection results will be made in writing through the head of the applying faculty/graduate school in the middle of March.

9. Recipients’ obligation

Scholarship recipients shall participate in events planned by the sponsor of this program.

10. Sponsor

This program is sponsored by DMG MORI CO., LTD. Scholarship recipients shall intern at DMG MORI CO., LTD. for about two weeks during their time at UTokyo.

11. Useful links:

Faculty search


The University of Tokyo India Office


12. Contact

If you have any questions regarding either graduate schools or the scholarship, please do not hesitate to contact the following office.


International Exchange Group, International Affairs Department

The University of Tokyo

Email: intex-ut.adm@gs.mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp