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. Students of the program can apply for the MEXT scholarship: International Graduate Program (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.

Interested students should contact prospective supervisors to discuss their suitability by October 31, 2022. After a professor agrees to sponsor a student, application documents should be submitted to the supervisor, who will be subsequently submit to the IGP administration office by December 2, 2022.

Read more here, and in the leaflet to the right on this page. Watch more about the opportunity here.