Organization : Amgen Foundation
Scholarship Name : Amgen Scholars Program 2019
Applicable For : Undergraduates Students
Applicable Country : India
Application Deadline : February 1, 2019
Website : https://amgenscholars.com/asia-program/
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Amgen Scholars Program
Amgen Scholars is hosted at four premier educational institutions in Asia. Undergraduates worldwide are eligible to apply to participate at one of the host institutions. Each host institution has its own application process.
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Amgen Scholars Eligibility
Amgen Scholars Asia Program applicants must be undergraduate students who are:
** Enrolled in colleges or universities worldwide that award a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent); and
** At minimum, have completed their first year of undergraduate study at the time the summer program begins, and
** Are not graduating before the summer program begins, and after the summer program ends will resume undergraduate studies for at least one semester or one quarter
Asia Program applicants must also have :
** A strong record of academic performance; and
** A good working knowledge of English, demonstrated by a minimum TOEFL (iBT) score of 72, IELTS overall band score of 5.5, Cambridge English FCE, TOEIC score of 1095, TOEIC L&R score of 785, or TOEIC S&W score of 310, if not a native English speaker or English is not your first language, and
** An interest in pursuing a Ph.D.
Amgen Scholars Online Application
Information about applying to each host university is available by following the appropriate links to the host universities’ respective applications.
Just follow the below steps to apply for the Amgen Scholars Program 2019.
Step 1 : Go to the official website of Amgen Foundation provided above.
Step 2 : Read the instructions carefully and select one of the host institions.
Step 3 : Then click on the “Apply” button and fill the required details to complete the application.
Asia Program Dates
|Host Institutions||Program dates||Application deadline|
|Kyoto University (Japan)||June 11 – August 4, 2019||February 1, 2019|
|National University of Singapore||June 3 – August 2, 2019||February 1, 2019|
|The University of Tokyo (Japan)||June 11 – August 5, 2019||February 1, 2019|
|Tsinghua University (China)||July 1 – August 23, 2019||February 1, 2019|
1. Do I need to be a citizen of an Asian country to apply to participate in the Amgen Scholars Program at one of the host institutions in Asia?
No. There is no citizenship requirement for the Amgen Scholars Program in Asia.
2. Is there one application form for the four host institutions in Asia?
No. Each host institution in Asia has its own application process.
3. Are there certain application requirements common to all host institutions in Asia?
Yes. The application at each host institution in Asia requires, at a minimum, the submission of an official transcript, a letter of recommendation and a personal statement or essay.
4. Can I apply to participate in the Amgen Scholars Program in Asia if I am not a science or engineering major?
Yes. Though it is expected that the majority of Amgen Scholars will be science or engineering majors, students in any major may apply.
5. What about housing, food and travel expenses to and from the summer program in Asia?
Financial support is a critical component of the Amgen Scholars Program. Please note that details vary by host institution. See each institution’s Amgen Scholars Program website for more information.
6. Can I apply to participate as an Amgen Scholar in both Asia and the U.S., Europe, Australia, or Canada Programs?
Yes. The Asia Program is open to undergraduates worldwide, so students eligible to apply to the Asia Program may indeed be eligible to apply for the U.S., Europe, Australia or Canada Programs as well. See the Eligibility section of this website for further information