February 01, 2019
Amgen Scholars Program- Kyoto University
The Amgen Scholars Program at Kyoto University is eight weeks of intensive research in the sciences. Amgen Scholars will be assigned to one of several Kyoto University departments or interdisciplinary areas that traditionally support science and biotechnology research.
Placements will be made based on student interests and available spaces. While each Amgen Scholar will be assigned for supervision by a specific Kyoto University faculty member, supervision and guidance may also be provided by other persons associated with the supervising professor’s lab, including graduate students and post-doctoral associates. All placements are full time (approximately 40 hours per week).
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Graduate School of Medicine:1–Molecular Pharmacology 2-Neuroscience 3- Cell and Developmental Biology 4- Drug Discovery 5-Molecular Genetics 6- Biochemistry 7- Molecular Medicine.
- Graduate School of Engineering:1– Chemistry 2-Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
- Graduate School of Agriculture: Biotechnology
- Graduate School of Energy Science
- Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies:1-Biotechnology Microbiology
- Graduate School of Biostudies:1-Microbiology 2-Drug Discovery
- Institute for Chemical Research
- Institute of Advanced Energy
- Center for iPS Cell Research and Application:1- Bioinformatics 2-Molecular 3-Statistics
- Institute for Advanced Study
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Eight weeks(June 11, 2019 – August 4, 2019 )
Amgen Scholars at Kyoto University must agree to:
Amgen Scholars Asia Program applicants must be undergraduate students who are:
- Enrolled in colleges or universities worldwide that award a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent); and
- At minimum, have completed their first year of undergraduate study at the time the summer program begins, and
- Are not graduating before the summer program begins, and after the summer program ends will resume undergraduate studies for at least 1 semester or quarter
Asia Program applicants must also have:
- A strong record of academic performance; and,
- A good working knowledge of English, demonstrated by a minimum TOEFL (iBT) score of 72, IELTS overall band score of 5.5, Cambridge English FCE, TOEIC score of 1095, TOEIC L&R score of 785, or TOEIC S&W score of 310, if not a native English speaker or English is not your first language, and
- An interest in pursuing a Ph.D.
For students from universities outside Japan
Airline tickets are provided for flights between the nearest airport to the student’s university and Osaka/Singapore by the most direct and economical route.
All Amgen Scholars (excluding Kyoto University students) will be accommodated close to Kyoto University. The payment for accommodation will be made directly to the real estate agency by Kyoto University.
180،000 yen will be provided to Amgen Scholars.
Scholars will receive:
- 90,000 yen at the beginning of the program
- 90,000 yen in the middle of July
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First Step: Submit an online application, please here for the application.
Second Step: Enter your Statement of Purpose,In the online application system, you will be required to enter your “Statement of Purpose” in two columns.
Third Step:(Two) Recommendation Letters, In the online application system, you are required to nominate two people to provide letters of recommendation.
Fourth Step:Uploading files You will be required to upload the following files in PDF format.
– Official academic transcript of your college or university
– English test scores
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Sara Idris / Egypt “
Reviewed by” Salma Aittaleb / Morocco ”
MARJ3 Scholarships team