JICA announces scholarships for IIT-Hyderabad students

thinkstockphotos-graduation-cap-money-cash-educationThirty graduating students of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad will be offered scholarships by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to study in Japanese universities. These scholarships would be offered to 30 graduating students of IIT-H to pursue masters or Ph.D. and would cover tuition fees and logistics, a JICA statement said.

The project has been initiated by JICA to facilitate the development of research networks between institutions of higher learning and industrial clusters in Japan with IIT-H “that would lead to excellence in education and applied research in science and engineering”.

“FRIENDSHIP connotes Future Researchers at IIT-H to enhance Network Development with Scholarship of Japan. Under the project, scholarships are offered to students of IIT-H to pursue degrees such as Ph.D. at internationally renowned universities in Japan, such as Tohoku University, University of Tokyo, Keio University, Waseda University, Nagoya University, Kyoto University, Ritsumeikan University, Osaka University and Kyushu University”, it added.

In the 6th Edition of the Academic Fair, The University of Tokyo, The University of Usaka, The University of Keio and The University of Ritsumeikan along with 23 Japanese Companies participated and shared insights on the various opportunities offered by JICA.