Amgen Scholars Program for International Students in Japan 2020

Amgen Scholars Program is available to international undergraduate students who wish to undertake scientific research projects at the Kyoto University and University of Tokyo.

Located in historic Kyoto, Kyoto University is one of Asia’s leading research universities. Kyoto University’s mission is to sustain and develop its historical commitment to academic freedom and to pursue harmonious coexistence within the human and ecological community on this planet.


Application Deadline: Early February, 2020

Degree Level: Undergraduate Program

Field: Kyoto University will accept undergraduate students in laboratories among research fields that include Molecular Medicine, Cell Biology, Neuroscience, Microbiology, Bioengineering, Chemistry, and Quantum Dynamics.

Value: The amount will vary according to the host institution.

Place of Study: Japan

Nationality: International students

Number of Scholarships: Approximately 20 awards


domestic students so they can study at Kyoto University as vacation scholars.

In accordance with an instruction from the Amgen Foundation, Kyoto University selects half of the annual participants from colleges and universities throughout Asia*1, while the other half may come from colleges and universities across the globe.

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.


You will be required to upload the following files in PDF format. – Official academic transcript of your college or university – English test score



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