Given the low costs of tuition and room and board (especially compared to North American and other private colleges in developed countries), financial aid for Japanese students, North American students, Western European students, or other students coming from families or situations with comparable resources is limited. If the student’s family does not have sufficient resources to pay the tuition and fees, the university expects students from these areas to take advantage of loans, support from their congregations, and similar resources. Nevertheless, if a student demonstrates financial need and lack of resources, he or she may qualify for some level of financial aid (grants and other scholarships). All students who have serious financial need, therefore, are encouraged to apply for financial aid.
It should be noted that, although married persons are welcome to study at TCU, TCU does not provide any financial assistance for family members. And it is difficult for spouses without adequate Japanese to find jobs to cover their expenses and those of any children. Therefore, only unmarried students without any obligation to support other people (parents, brothers, sisters, etc.) will find it practical to attend TCU while receiving financial aid.
In most cases, notification of the result of the scholarship application will be made after the result of the admission application is made. Scholarship awards are made on a year-to-year basis. You can apply to all scholarships if you are eligible.
|Scholarship for Children of Church Ministers* (One time only)|
|Eligibility||Children of church ministers.|
|How to apply||Submit the following at the time of application for admission.
1) Scholarship for Children of Church Ministers application form/Commitment Letter
2) A verification document such as church bulletin that states your parent is a church minister
|Scholarship for Alumni Family Members* (One time only)|
|Eligibility||Family members of alumni of Tokyo Christian University or one of its predecessor schools.|
|How to apply||Submit the Scholarship for Alumni Family Members Application Form/Commitment Letter at the time of application for admission.|
|Scholarship for Students from Countries Qualifying for the Japanese Government’s Official Development Assistance (ODA)|
|Amount||To be determined based on the applicant’s financial need.|
|Eligibility||Those with a nationality of the recipient countries of Official Development Assistance (ODA) who are exceptionally able and demonstrate financial needs.|
|How to apply||Submit the Scholarship for Students from Countries Qualifying for Government’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) Application Form/Commitment Letter at the time of application for admission.|
|Eligibility||Those with a non-Japanese nationality who value the educational purpose of our university, excel in both academics and character and are in need of economic assistance.|
|How to apply||Submit the Noah Scholarship Application Form/Commitment Letter at the time of application for admission.|