MEXT scholarship Priority Graduate Program
This MEXT scholarship is offered for the special program "Interdisciplinary PhD Program on AI and Data Science for Global Leaders", which has been granted to SOKENDAI by MEXT. The program aims at developing next-generation global researchers and highly skilled professionals who should lead researches on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science (DS) as well as many scientific fields that apply AI and DS. The Department of Informatics of SOKENDAI, as one of the member departments of the program, will accept outstanding students for 3-year and 5-year Ph.D. programs who wish to study in AI and/or DS fields under the name of this program. For this program, application is open to anybody who has any nationality of a county that has diplomatic relations with Japanese government. However, based on the strategy by Japanese government on accepting foreign students to gain from the advancements of other countries, around 50% of the positions are to be reserved for applicants from Southeast Asian countries in this program.