SOKENDAI Student Dispatch Program
About "SOKENDAI Student Dispatch Program"
This program encourages SOKENDAI students to seek a short-term research opportunity abroad and/or a long-term collaborative research project in and outside Japan that may lead to their career in the future. The program follows the educational goals of SOKENDAI, "advanced specialties and expertise," "broad perspective," and "international competitiveness," and intends to financially support such research opportunities of SOKENDAI students.
For details, please see the following application guidelines.
|Deadline for submission||Deadline for submission from your program office to the Hayama office||Possible departure date|
|1st call for applications||Date determined by each program * (Please check with your program office in advance.)||January 27 , 2023||April 1 - July 31 , 2023|
|2nd call for applications||May 26 , 2023||August 1 - October 31 , 2023|
|3nd call for applications||August 25 , 2023||From November 1 , 2023. However, ending no later than March 5, 2024 (upon your return to Japan)|
*For students enrolled before 2022, "program" should be read as "department."
[Note] If you are a student enrolling in a doctoral program in April 2023 (3rd year transferee) and are unable to apply on the 1st call and cannot proceed with the program plan on the possible departure date specified in the second call or thereafter, under special circumstances only, your possible departure date for the second call will be on or after July 1 , 2023. If the above applies to you, you must attach a " Statement of Reason for Desiring a Change in Possible Departure Date " (format of your choice) when you submit your application. In addition, if you have a genuinely unavoidable reason for requiring adjustment of the possible departure date specified in the respective recruitment periods of the application schedule, you must consult with the Student Dispatch Program Office beforehand.