2013 AUN/SEED-Net Master’s Scholarships Program in Japan

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AUN/SEED-Net provides Master’s scholarship Program to highly qualified young faculty staff /prospective young faculty staff of Member Institutions to acquire Master’s degrees in ten engineering fields at Host Institutions. During two years of study at Host Institution, students will be jointly supervised by advisor at Host Institution and Japanese co-advisor from Japanese Supporting Universities to conduct the highquality thesis research under the supporting program called Collaborative Research Program. AUN/SEED-Net promotes collaboration between its members and industry, and it is essential for the prospective young faculty staff to study the concept of Management of Technology (MOT), mainly in Intellectual Property (IP) and Marketing and Innovation. The opportunity to join MOT course will be offered.

(1) Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline of engineering, or to be awarded the bachelor’s degree before starting the Master’s degree program. (2) Applicants should be ranked within top 10% of the class, or have the grade point average of 3.0 or higher from the grade point system of 4.0 in their undergraduate study. (3) Applicants must be young faculty staff of Member Institutions, or graduating students, or young graduates of Member Institutions who are strongly motivated to pursue a professional career as faculty staff at Member Institutions. (4) Applicants should be not over the age of 30 at the time of application and capable of carrying out independent research. (5) Applicants who have already received another equivalent major award, scholarship or a salary to undertake a proposed course are not eligible for scholarships. (6)Applicants should be aware that some Host Institutions strictly require their applicants to obtain a TOEFL and/or GRE score as an admission requirement.

Deadline: Applications for the Master’s Degree Program should be submitted, in printed forms, to AUN/SEED-Net by January 31, 2013.

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