Eligible Students

Individuals scheduled to be enrolled in any of the following graduate schools as first-year master’s program students or first-year doctoral program students in April 2023 who have sufficient Japanese language skills to understand lectures:

  • ・Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Global Society
  • ・Graduate School of Human-Environment Studies
  • ・Graduate School of Medical Sciences
  • ・Graduate School of Engineering
  • ・Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering
  • ・Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences

Number of Students to be Accepted

  • ・First-year master’s program students: Approximately 20 students
  • ・First-year doctoral program students: Approximately 10 students

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Academic Support

Research Survey Support

Participating students will receive a grant to cover research survey expenses. As a general rule, the grant will be provided once in the first year of the master’s program and once in the first year of the doctoral program, with up to 100,000 yen for each master’s program student and up to 150,000 yen for each doctoral program student.

Support for Innovative Research

Outstanding students will receive a competitive research grant up to 500,000 yen per research in their second year of the doctoral program or beyond. Students will also receive support in the form of a proposal writing boot camp in preparation for applying for a research fellowship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

Other Support

Students will receive financial support when travel is required for a course to be taken. Some on-the-job training sessions will be provided for students, using TAs and RAs employed by the University.