The “Fostering Advanced Human Resource Development to Lead Green Transformation (GX)” project (hereinafter referred to as "SPRING GX"), which has been selected for and is being supported by “Support for Pioneering Research Initiated by the Next Generation” (SPRING) Program of the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), will accept applications for project students who wish to enter the doctoral program (including four-year doctoral programs) at the university on October 1, 2023.
SPRING GX aims to train a large number of Doctoral students (Approximately 600 students in the doctoral program) to become highly skilled professionals who will lead the green transformation (GX) of our society and play an active role in the realization of GX in all fields. In an environment in which curiosity-driven students with a high level of specialist knowledge and strong research skills can freely conduct pioneering and emergent research, students will understand that the future vision of society can only be GX. They will have multiple opportunities to develop an awareness of the link between their research and the issues facing society and to acquire the transferable skills needed to fully utilize their specialist expertise in their future careers.
Successful applicants of SPRING GX are as follows.
Please see below for the announcement of selection results for Doctoral Fellowships.
Those who plan to enroll in the doctoral program(including 4 year doctoral program) of the university's graduate school in September or October 2023.
*Please refer to the application guidelines for qualifications.
Around 30 students
From July 13, 2023 (Thu) to August 1, 2023 (Tue) by 3pm.
The server may be crowded just before the end of the application period, so please apply well in advance. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted, even if the application is still in progress.
(1) Applicant information
Enter the required information from the applicant's website. Please select WINGS at that time.
(2) Application form
Download the designated form, fill it out, convert it to a PFD file, and upload it from the application website.
SPRING GX office provides the following core programs.
We also invite applications for self-directed and integrated project research and provide additional research funding for selected projects.
SPRING GX Office offers the following advanced skills development programs. Students will be selected from among the applicants.
For SPRING GX, you will choose WINGS, which offers an advanced skills development program.
Advanced skills development programs provided by each WINGS are as follows:
[List of advanced skills development programs provided by WINGS]
When preparing the application form, please check the format carefully to make sure it is correct, as it varies depending on the WINGS you have selected.
Select Graduate School/Department and WINGS which you will enter.
* Note that the format differs depending on the WINGS you select.
Depending on the graduate school and department you plan to enter, you may be able to apply together with the University of Tokyo Doctoral Fellowship if you choose one of the following two WINGS.
Please click here about the University of Tokyo Doctoral Fellowship.
When filling out the application form and application documents, if you are applying for both, please select your first and second choice of SPRING GX and Doctoral Fellowship. If you are not applying for both, please select either the SPRING GX or the Doctoral Fellowship.
In the case of dual application, if you are rejected for your first choice, you may be accepted for your second choice.
Online application form *From July 1, 2023 (Thu) to August 1, 2023 (Tue) by 3pm
SPRING GX Office
spring-gx-application.adm [at] gs.mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp