Financial support and scholarships
We are listing below some possibilities of financial support that could be useful to those interested to study Earth Sciences in Kyoto University, at a graduate level (for a Master or Ph.D. degree) or as a post-doctoral researcher. Please also check the Kyoto University website that offers comprehensive guidance. We also advise you to get in contact with a professor in your field of interest and advice with him/her on the possibility of applying for a scholarship to study/do research at Kyoto University.
Scholarships offered by the Japanese Government
Japanese government-sponsored scholarships are available under the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship program. For details please check this web page, which also provides additional resources for those interested to study in Japan.
Scholarships offered by JSPS
Please find the detailed information at the site of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) (Research Fellowship for Young Scientists & JSPS Post-doctoral Scholarship for Research in Japan). The specific time of application and the procedure will be informed by the Graduate School of Science or the Division of Earth and Planetary Sciences.
Scholarships offered by JASSO
Please find detailed information at the site of the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO). The specific time of the application and the procedure will be informed by the Graduate School of Science or the Division of Earth and Planetary Sciences.
Appointment of TA and RA
The Graduate School of Science is providing financial support by appointing master-program/doctoral-program students as TA (Teaching Assistant) or RA (Research Assistant). The specific procedure of employment for the students of the Division of Earth and Planetary Sciences will be informed at the beginning of each fiscal year.
There are also other scholarships available, as provided by different institutions and foundations. The Graduate School of Science or the Division of Earth and Planetary Sciences will inform when a public offer is opened.