Scholarships available at the Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine are shown below.
(As of April 2017)
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As part of the university education, the TA Program was introduced to train able faculty members and specialists with experience in education. In the 2016 fiscal year, 10 persons were employed, and they earned about 140,000 yen per person.
Those students who are expected to complete the Hokkaido University Master’s Program and intend to take examinations for the Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, or government-financed international students (persons receiving MEXT Scholarship grants) are exempted from this fee but must include a statement to this effect when submitting the application.
The TF and TA Programs were introduced to improve university education, as well as to create opportunities for postgraduates to experience educational training by providing tutorial support to undergraduate students with subjects mainly given in the School of Medicine. The payment they receive varies depending on the subjects for which they provide tutorial assistance, but selected applicants receive about 140,000 yen (actual amount in 2016) per year as salary.
The RA Program was introduced to improve young researchers' research ability as well as to enhance the research environment by encouraging outstanding students in the Doctoral Program to participate in research projects as research assistants at the Faculty of Medicine. Selected applicants receive about 540,000 yen (actual amount in 2016) per year as salary.
Doctoral students with outstanding research achievements have a chance to be employed as research assistants. Hours of employment depend on their research performance.
A student who achieved outstanding research performance may be employed as a fixed-term, specially appointed assistant professor.