The Matsumae International Foundation Research Fellowship Program in Japan 2022

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.

“2022 Research Fellowship Program” has been officially released.
Application Period will be from April 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021 (Japan Standard Time).

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant of non-Japanese nationality; employed in your home country, holding a doctoral degree, at the age of 49 or younger, without previous/current experiences of staying in Japan etc.

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:
Monthly Allowance for research and stay, Insurance, Air Transportation (Round-trip air tickets to/from Tokyo), Start-up Fund upon Arrival.

Fellowship Period:
3 to 6 months within the period between April and March.

Number of Fellowship Recipients:
10 or less

For details, please download “ Fellowship Announcement”
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