Hokkaido University President's Fellowship and the Special Grant Program for International Students Award Ceremony
A ceremony was held on April 23 for two events awarding scholarships to international students. The President's Fellowship and the Special Grant Program for International Students are both aimed at privately funded foreign students with outstanding academic performance and a deep interest in the university's educational research programs.
University President Saeki and supervising teachers attended at the ceremony, and President Saeki personally gave the scholarships to all the recognized students.
The President's Fellowship aims to increase the quality and number of international students entering Hokkaido University at the graduate level. To be eligible, students should be either enrolled in or have graduated from partner institutions and are planning to enter either a master's degree program, the latter period of a doctoral degree program, (or a doctoral degree program in the case of the Graduate School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Dental Medicine and the Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine) or a professional degree course. The program was launched in fiscal 2006, and amongst this year's six recipients is a student that enrolled in April.
The aim of the Special Grant Program for International Students is to develop individuals who will contribute on an international scale. Eligibility is limited to self-supported international students planning to enroll in the latter period of a doctoral degree program (or a doctoral program in the case of the Graduate School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Dental Medicine and the Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine). The program was initiated in fiscal 2008, and 7 students were awarded scholarships this year.
President Saeki presents scholarship certificates
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