Kyoto University Marco Polo Voyage Scholarships 2024 Under MEXT Program

The Marco Polo Voyage Scholarships 2024, supported by the MEXT program at Kyoto University, offers a unique opportunity for students from Southeast Asia to pursue a Master’s or Ph.D. in biological sciences.

So are you a passionate and adventurous student from Southeast Asia, dreaming of a future in biosciences? The Marco Polo Voyage International Bio-Education Program at Kyoto University, Japan, is calling your name. This prestigious Japanese fellowship, established by the Graduate School of Biostudies (GSB) and supported by the Japanese Government through the MEXT program, is an opportunity you don’t want to miss.

Benefits of Marco Polo Voyage Fellowship

  • Stipend: A comfortable monthly stipend to support your living expenses.
  • Zero Tuition: Admission and tuition fees (usually JPY 535,000 per year) are waived.
  • Housing Options: Potential access to university dormitories (subject to availability and application).
  • Visa and Travel: Assistance with visa applications and a return flight from your home country to Japan.
  • Support Network: Access to English-speaking staff and student mentors.
  • Health Insurance: Enrollment in Japanese national health insurance.
  • Cultural Integration: Opportunities to learn Japanese and immerse yourself in the local culture.

As a Marco Polo Scholar, you will also:

  • Receive your education in English, easing the language barrier.
  • Conduct groundbreaking scientific research with world-renowned experts.
  • Enjoy a generous monthly stipend of JPY 147,000.
  • Earn a globally recognized Master’s or Ph.D. degree.

How to Apply?

Ready to take the plunge? Prepare the following documents first:

  • Two letters of recommendation needed
  • A compelling cover letter outlining your research interests and career aspirations.
  • A detailed CV, including education, achievements, and employment history.
  • Proof of excellent English language proficiency.
  • A copy of your degree certificate.
  • Official academic transcripts and graduation/completion certificates.

Where to Apply?

You can apply Macropolo Voyage scholarship 2024 directly at their department website and there is no application fee required to submit your application.

Application Deadline:

Submit these documents to the Kyoto University Admission Assistance Office by January 17, 2024.

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