MATSUMAE International Foundation 2024 Research Fellowship Program

MATSUMAE International Foundation 2024 Research Fellowship Program

MATSUMAE International Foundation 2024 Research Fellowship Program

The MATSUMAE International Foundation is happy to be accepting applications from motivated applicants for the 2024 Research Fellowship Program for the academic session.

The fellowship will be granted only within the period specified in the grant letter, which cannot be extended or shortened. Only the individual specified in the grant letter is eligible for the grant.

Only successful applicants are eligible to receive fellowships, which are intended to cover living expenses and research activities in Japan. It’s important to note that the fellowship is not transferrable. The Matsumae International Fellowship program will not assist with immigration procedures, airline tickets, or accommodation expenses for the family or companions of the selected applicant.

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Fellowship Summary:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): MATSUMAE International Foundation, Japan

Scholarship Type: Fully-funded

Host Institution(s): Institution in Japan (Universities, National research institutions)

Scholarship Worth: JPY 220,000 monthly allowance, JPY 120,000 for living cost

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: PhD

Nationality: International Students

Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for the MATSUMAE International Foundation Research Fellowship:

  • Applicants must obtain an invitation (acceptance) letter from a host institution in Japan prior to application.
  • Applicants must hold Ph.D. (Doctoral degree).
  • Applicants must be at the age of 49 years old or younger at the time of application.
  • Applicants must have sufficient the English or Japanese languages ability.
  • Applicants should not have past or current experiences of staying in Japan (other than short-term stays such as for sightseeing or conferences).
  • Applicants must have an occupation in their home countries, return there upon completing their fellowship tenure, and should contribute to development of their own country.

Benefits for the MATSUMAE International Foundation Research Fellowship:

  • A monthly allowance of JPY 220,000 is provided to cover expenses for research activities (including materials) and living expenses in Japan.
  • JPY 120,000 is provided to cover part of the initial costs of living in Japan.
  • Round-trip economy class airfare is provided between the nearest international airport from a grantee’s domicile and Tokyo, Japan.
  • Overseas travel insurance with medical treatment and death benefit is provided.
  • The MIF invites fellowship recipients to participate in a study tour during their fellowship to deepen their understanding of Japan.

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Application Procedures for the MATSUMAE International Foundation Research Fellowship (How to Apply):

Please download the application form and fill accordingly. An ID photograph taken within the past three months must be attached.Please make sure that the form is filled out precisely.

Applicants must submit their application documents to the MIF via e-mail. Here is the Email: application@mif-japan.orgApplications will not be accepted for any reason before or after the application period.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2024

For more information Visit the Official Website.

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