The Department of Genetics has a system to employ graduate students as Research Assistants (RA) at NIG. Students receive 550,000 yen/year at the first and second year of 5-year program and 600,000 yen/year at the third year and above (excluding JSPS fellowship holders, IGP, Government-sponsored foreign students).
“Research Fellowship for Young Scientists” is a program provided by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) to offer outstanding students an opportunity to concentrate on their research. If your application is accepted, you will receive the Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows) as well as monthly stipend.Recent NIG Data for JSPS fellowships
Students, who have financial difficulties and an outstanding academic record, may be exempted from their registration and tuition fees (half or whole amount). They need to apply for the exemption and pass screening.
Tuition Exemption: http://www.soken.ac.jp/campuslife/tuition/exemption/
Please contact General Affairs/Education Team, Department of Genetics: email@example.com
The NIG dormitories are available for students.See here for more detail
NIG offers a travel support for student to attend international meetings. Sokendai offers programs to support students who perform collaborative study or an internship abroad longer than 2 weeks.International Travel Support (NIG): The Short-Stay Study Abroad Program
The Morishima Award is given to students who receive a doctoral degree with outstanding performance in the Department of Genetics, SOKENDAI. The students will be granted a certificate and an incentive in order to reward them for their outstanding research and to encourage further achievement.
SOKENDAI AwardsNagakura Research Incentive Award and The SOKENDAI Research Award
The Department of Genetics and NIG support graduate students and postdocs to develop their individual career.See here for more detail: Support for Career Development