Okinawa Science Mentoring Program (OSMP) 2021



The Okinawa Science Mentoring Program offers enthusiastic high school students the opportunity to be paired up with a graduate student, technician, or postdoctoral scholar for 5 mentoring sessions and to...
…experience life of scientists at OIST
…interact with individual scientists
…identify your personal areas of interest
…explore future career perspectives

Registration for high school students is now open - please register through For Mentees! Please choose the project you want to work on from the research project list!
The application deadline is extended to 7th July due to the school closure!

Registration for mentors is closed - thank you for your registration! 

Mentoring sessions will be held on the 2nd, 3rd​, 6th​, 10th​, and 13th​ of August, 2021 between 13:00 and 17:00. If you have any questions please contact

  • The first day (8/2): Zoom orientation (Japanese and English)
  • The second ~ fourth day (8/3,8/6,8/10): Experiments
  • The fifth day (8/13): Final presentation(either Japanese or English)


We are constantly monitoring the COVID-19 situation and will delay OSMP to later in the year or have a virtual workshop if necessary.  Please keep an eye on this website for updates.

OSMP 2021 team member
- Tatsuki Hamamoto(Leader)
- Minato Miyake
- Kensei Kikuchi
- Yi-Shan Cheng
- Soma Mishra
- Shuhei Hara

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