2015 Matsumae International Foundation (MIF) Research Fellowship Program for study in Japan (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: 31st of August 2015.

Upon the concept of the founder of the Matsumae International Foundation (MIF), “Towards A Greater Understanding of Japan and a Lasting World Peace”, MIF has started the Research Fellowship Program in 1980.

Currently, MIF is receiving application for Research Fellowship Program until the 31st of August 2015.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Applicants of non-Japanese nationality who meet all of the following eligibility requirements are invited to submit the required application documents.
  • Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (Doctorate) degree, or be recognized by MIF as possessing equivalent academic qualifications.
  • Applicants must be under 49 years old at the time of application.
  • Applicants must have sufficient conversational ability in English or Japanese to prevent insurmountable difficulties during their research activities in Japan.
  • Applicants should not have been in Japan in the past and/or in the present.
  • Applicants should have firm positions and professions in their home countries, and should return to their countries on completion of their fellowship stay by MIF.
  • Applicants must be of sound health and not physically handicapped in any way which would not prevent from carrying out research in Japan

Period & Number of Fellowships:

  • For a period of from three to six months; the number of fellowships is about 20 persons each year.
  • Applicants indicate the period of Fellowship with the length of stay needed for the Research Project  between 3 months to 6 months, and the commencing month and ending month between April 2016
    to March 2017. (e.g. 5 months from June 2016 to October 2017)

Host Institution In Japan:

  • Applicants are free to select host institutions (university research laboratories, national research institutions or the corresponding facilities of private industry)

Fellowship Details:

  • Stipend for research and stay, Insurance, Air transportation (a round-trip air ticket to/from Tokyo) and Lump sum on arrival

Application:

Download and Fill Out the Application Form

For More Infomation:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Matsumae International Foundation (MIF) Research Fellowship Program

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