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Guidelines for Application

Kyushu University provides an international program in the Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences. The program is termed International Graduate Program and qualifies for the Master's and Doctoral degrees for international students. The program has been implemented since 1994 and currently more than 400 individuals have completed the program successfully. The Master's Course in the program is a 24-month intensive full-time course consisting of several block modules given in English and dissertation research. The semester begins in October.In the Doctoral Course, research on the specified subject is carried out under the supervision of a group of academic staff. The doctoral dissertation is tailored to the theme of the course selected. Doctoral degree is awarded for the successful completion of the research.
The Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences has been reformed since adimission 2010. There are four departments in the Master's and the Doctoral course. Each department has a couple of Educational Course.
We are preparing 6 seats for Doctoral Course and 2 seats for Master's Course supported by a scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan (MEXT; Monbu-kagaku sho) .
We have been awarded one additional seat for the Doctoral Course, which is supported by the "Innovtive Asia Program" of the MEXT scholarship (plaease read the Guideline for Application for the details of the "Innovative Asia Program") In addition to the MEXT seats, we have been also awarded 2 additional seats for Master's Course supported by Asian Development Bank-Japanese Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP). You are required to complete the Online Entry Form(s) to apply for these scholarships. There are two separate online entry forms. Please click it and fill information requested.
Please make sure that you read the guidelines for application very carefully before going to the online entry.
For Master's course applicants: If you are eligible for both scholarships, you may complete both online entry forms.

Application Guideline

Please select the application method from below.

1. General application (privately-funded international student) October Entry

  1. Guidelines for Application 2020PDF
  2. Recommendation Form 1
  3. Recommendation Form 2
  4. 2. General application (privately-funded international student) April Entry

    1. Guidelines for Application 2020PDF
    2. Recommendation Form 1
    3. Recommendation Form 2

    3. MEXT scholarship (Kyushu University recommendation) application

    1. Guidelines for Application 2020PDF
    2. Entry Form (Online entry only. Please don’t submit it by e-mail or postal mail.)
    3. Recommendation Form 1
    4. Recommendation Form 2

    4. ADB-JSP scholarship application

    1. Guidelines for Application 2020PDF
    2. Entry Form (Online entry only. Please don’t submit it by e-mail or postal mail.)
    3. Recommendation Form 1
    4. Recommendation Form 2

    5. MEXT scholarship (embassy recommendation) application

    6. JDS Ph.D application

    Other information

    1. Outline of the Departments
    2. Faculty members

Online Entry

Available only between November 1 and November 30, 2019, 23:59 (JST).

 


Selection Schedule






Differences between ADB-JSP and MEXT scholarship

  ADB ScholarshipMEXT Scholarship
Scholarship coverage Master's course ONLY Master's and doctoral courses
Full-time working experienceAt least TWO years requiredNot required
Age limitation Born after Janualy 15, 1985 Born after April 2, 1985
Current residencyApplicant's home countryOutside of Japan
Income limitationAppliedN/A
Overseas study experienceNot allowedN/A
Degree requirementBachelor's degree holders only Bachelor's and master's degree holders
Requirement upon course completion Immediate return to home country after completion of your expected degree(s)N/A

Contact us
If you have any queries regarding the entry to MEXT scholarship and ADB-JSP,
please e-mail to:
agrryugakus@agr.kyushu-u.ac.jp

Please do not attach file like CV, transcript, certificate and so on at your first contact.
The application period of MEXT and ADB-JSP for students enrolled in October 2020 has already ended in early December 2019.

Student Section
Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences
Kyushu University
744 Motooka Nishi-ku, Fukuoka
819-0395 Japan


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