For Students

We welcome high school, undergraduate and graduate students from around the world to the JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017. The opportunity to foster international links and friendship and learn about high quality researches in geoscience are what make the 2017 Meeting worth attending -whether you are presenting or not.

1. Register Now to attend 2017 meeting
2. Apply for Poster Presentation by High School Students → Open in January 2017
3. Outstanding Student Presetation Award Application Guidelines → To be posted soon
4. Student Travel Support → To be posted soon.
5. Appy for Student Work Program→ Open in mid-March.
6. International Mixer Luncheon Application→ Now Open


Registration fee is free of charge for undergraduate students or younger, however students must make online registrations. Graduate students may receive a student discounted rate.

*Students are required to show their student IDs to enter the site.


One of the goals of our meetings is to encourage young students to enhance their knowledges in geoscience and presentation skills.
Poster presentation is one of the opportunity for high school students to improve their skills.
By participating in poster presentation, students get positive comments from great scientists and have a chance to make presentations to a large audience.
Posters not only in Japanese but also in English are also welcomed.
More information will be posted in mid-November and entry starts in January 2017.


Outstanding Student Presentation Award(OSPA) is given to the top student presenters in each section. It offers the opportunity to improve their presentation skills and receive valuable feedback from esteemed scientists. Any presentation is available to apply for OSPA.

To Apply, show your interest in participating during the abstract submission process.

Click here to view details.


Submission has been closed.
The list of successful candidates

Students can apply for travel support in order to participate in the JpGU Meeting 2017.
Below describes the details:

[ Eligible applicants ]
Must be a student (high school to graduate school) at the time of application.
Must be the first author of a presentation (posters included).
Will be required to provide your information to JpGU.
Must be a student who resides in Japan.
*2017 meeting being joint with AGU, AGU will handle the applications from students residing outside of Japan.
AGU will announce on AGU WEBSITE, on 31 January.

** Application form **
>> Application From

[ Submission period ]
January 6 (Fri) through February 24 (Fri), 2017.(JST)

[ Expected total amount ]

maximum 50,000 JPY/person

[ Announcement of recipients ]
March 17, 2017.

[ Selection criteria ]
(1) (1) Students in minority groups in nationality and gender will be given priorities.
(2) Students must secure the whole travel cost and registration fee with the aid of this support.
(3) Submitted abstract need to be recognized as adequate by the relevant JpGU Section.
(4) Applicants will provide answers to short questions.

[ Process ]

(1) Provide travel expense report with receipt of travel cost and hotel cost proof at the time of participation.
(2) Payment will be made in cash in principle within the maximum amount at the time of providing travel expense report.
(3) Provide response to a questionnaire after the meeting together with a brief report (1 page A4/US Letter) of your meeting experience.

[ Other ]
Please contact JpGU for any questions you may have.
Any change to the above will be notified promptly.

The list of successful candidates at 2016 Meeting

[ Inquiry ]


Why don’t you earn money while attending the 2017 meeting? JpGU offers a part time job to students resident in Japan during the meeting .

Detail and application

*Please make sure you are allowed to work as a part-timer or receive wages, especially if you are participants from abroad.


Taking place on May 22nd, 2017, International Mixer Luncheon offers an opportunity for students and young researchers to meet new people from around the world, make friends and discuss scientific topics. Free lunch and drinks will be provided at the venue.

See HERE for more details.