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Online Information Session about the MEXT Scholarship: IGP Special Quota on Dec. 22

(posted on December 16th, 2021)

*NOTE: This event has been finished. The  recorded video is available from HERE (recorded zoom meeting).




The IGP; International Graduate Program for Graduate School of Life Science, Hokkaido University is organizing an online information session about the MEXT Scholarship: IGP special quota (enrollment for October 2022).


PR Video (Youtube)


Date: December 22, 2021

Time: 15:00-16:00 (JST)

The ZOOM URL will be informed to participants after registration.


Please register your participation by December 22 at 10:00 (JST) from the URL below.

The registration URL:


< Content >

– Eligibility of the scholarship

– How to apply

– Application Schedule

– Laboratories of Program

– Q&A

– Others


== About the International Graduate Program ==

The Graduate School of Life Science’s “Training Program for Innovators in Life sciences – Be a Bridge between Hokkaido and the World -” is designed for international students who major in life sciences and are seeking to continue graduate studies in Japan.

Program Brochure (PDF)



== About the MEXT Scholarship IGP special Quota ==

Students of the program can apply for a MEXT* scholarship: IGP special quota. 3-year scholarships for 7 doctoral students and 2-year scholarships for 1 master student are available for international students during their study at Hokkaido University. (*the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan)

The details

“MEXT Scholarship (IGP special quota): Brochure”