Admission  /  15.12.2017

HU President's fellowship 2018 [Call for applications]

Hokkaido University is calling for applications for the President’s Fellowship from prospective international students seeking master’s, professional, or doctoral degrees for October 2018 intake. Applicants must possess an excellent academic record as well as a strong interest in Hokkaido University and Japanese culture.

Applicants seeking enrollment in English Engineering Education Program can also apply for this fellowship.

【Eligibility Requirements】

Applicants must be current or alumni students of universities that have concluded Inter-University Exchange Agreements and a Memorandum of Understanding on Student Exchange with Hokkaido University.

*Students who are already enrolled at Hokkaido University can not apply for this scholarship. *Applicants can not have other scholarships or fellowships when enrolling in Hokkaido University.


November 2nd, 2017 – January 12th, 2018

Required documents shall be submitted through your home university!

[Number of Fellowships]

Limited number

Please check for more details:

2018 Application Guidelines

Form 1

Hokkaido University Funded Scholarships


Admission  /  16.10.2017

Accepting applications for April 2018 intake

We are now accepting applications for admission for Spring Semester 2018 starting April 1st

Application deadline is November 15, 2017. Here you can check about tuitions and available funding options.


Admission  /  24.03.2017

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. 

Admission  /  22.12.2016

MEXT e3-2017 results were released today

Thank you for applying to our program. Results of the inner selection for the Japanese Governmnet MEXT scholarship [University nomination: special program slot] ("MEXT e3 Scholarship"),   October 2017 intake were released today. If you didn't receive any e-mail, please make sure to check your spam box.

Events/Reports  /  14.12.2016

eVision Sep-Oct 2016 edition is up!

Find more about everyday life, research and cultural experiences of e3 members in the eVision, a newsletter prepared by e3 students. With a little delay issue of September-October 2016 is out now.