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UTokyo Amgen Scholars Program 2020

The Amgen Scholars Program provides hundreds of undergraduates each year with the opportunity to undertake scientific research projects at many of the world's leading institutions.

Launched in 2006 in the United States, 2008 in Europe, and 2015 in Japan at the University of Tokyo and Kyoto University, Amgen Scholars has expanded to additional world-class institutions in the U.S., Europe and Asia!

< UTokyo Amgen Scholars Program 2020 - Important Dates >

  - November 1, 2019: 2020 Program Online Application Open
  - February 3, 2020 at 3:00 pm JST*: Application deadline
(*Japan Standard Time=UTC+9:00)
  - Mid-March, 2020: Applicants notified of decision
  - June 8, 2020: Participants must have arrived in Tokyo by this date
  - June 9, 2020: UTokyo Amgen Scholars Program 2020 starts
  - August 3, 2020: Program ends

  - August 4/5, 2020: Move to Singapore
  - August 6-8, 2020: Amgen Scholars Asian Symposium in Singapore

UTokyo would like to express its appreciation to the Amgen Foundation for the generous support provided for this program.

As we are currently experiencing a large volume of inquiries, we cannot guarantee answers to inquiries received after 9:00 AM, 21 January 2020 (JST).

Be careful of websites providing false information
regarding the Amgen Scholars Program!

As these false websites do not provide adequate information, those applying for the Program based on the information on these websites are highly likely to be misled and therefore not qualify for selection. Please be aware that the University of Tokyo will not bear any responsibility for missed opportunities and/or damages/loss which may be caused by these false websites.

Applicants are advised to thoroughly read and understand the information on this website before starting their application.


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Office of UTokyo Amgen Scholars Program
Education and Student Support Department, The University of Tokyo
7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8652 JAPAN

Please send all inquiries regarding the Program to the following email address:
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The Program Office is NOT able to answer inquiries if you use the inquiry form below.
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