JICA Innovative Asia Scholarship 2017[Call for applications]

Hokkaido University, e3 program is calling for applications for the JICA Innovative Asia Scholarship from prospective international students seeking master’s or doctoral degrees in Engineering, October-2017 intake.

The Innovative Asia initiative by JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) aims to enhance the circulation of competent human resources between Japan and Asian countries and to promote innovation throughout Asia by proving students from the partner universities at 12 Asian countries opportunity to study and conduct research in Japanese universities and join internship in Japanese companies.

Participating countries and universities: 60 partner universities at 12 countries, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam.

Candidates will be chosen at the program through a competitive application process and evaluated by JICA from the viewpoint of potential to contribute to the national development of the home country and must be officially approved as participants of the program by the respective government and JICA.

Outline of the scholarship (JICA)

Summary of the scholarship and application process (e3)

List of Application documents

Application deadline for October 2017 intake is May 2nd, 2017.
*Please note that application deadline for JICA Innovative Asia scholarship is earlier than the application for regular October 2017 admission (self-supported applicants, applicants with their own scholarships), which is May 31, 2017.