JICA Innovative Asia Scholarship 2018 [Call for applications]

Hokkaido University, e3 program accepting applications for the JICA Innovative Asia Scholarship from prospective international students seeking master’s degree in Engineering, research topics related to the priority field "Information Technology, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence") , October-2018 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 2018 intake with JICA scholarship is April 20,2018.
*Please note that application deadline for JICA Innovative Asia scholarship is earlier than the application for regular October 2018 admission (self-supported applicants, applicants with their own scholarships etc.), which is May 14, 2018.