The Matsumae International Foundation Research Fellowship Program 2022 in Japan

Fellowship Research in Business and Law , in Engineering , in Medicine , in Natural Science
  • Japan, Japan
  • Apply Before : June 30, 2021

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 7303
  • Degree Research
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • No. of Opportunity 10
  • Fields of study Different
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 3-6 months
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction EnglishJapanese
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

About the fellowship

The Matsumae International Foundation in Japan is offering three to six months of research fellowship program applicants from all over the world for a greater understanding of Japan and a lasting world peace.

As there are three crises endangering mankind’s future including lack of energy, lack of food supplies and an increasing world population that the last one will lead to conflict between the nations.

To create a situation for the people of Japan to live peacefully with other nations, the Matsumae international foundation is preparing a forum for international activities that will create a path to peace and prosperity based on mutual understanding.

Details of the fellowship:

Deadline: June 30, 2021 (JST)

Location: Japan

Duration: 3-6 months (April 2022 and March 2023.)

Number of fellowships: 10 or less

Opportunity type: Fully funded research

Result announcement: December 2021

Institution: Institutions in Japan (applicants are free to choose one)

Research fields:

  • Natural science
  • Engineering
  • Medicine

Financial benefits of The Matsumae International Foundation Research Fellowship Program in Japan:

MIF provides the following assistance:

  • Monthly allowance of 220,000 Japanese Yen for research and stay.
  • Insurance
  • Round-trip flight tickets
  • Start-up fund of 120,000 Japanese yen on arrival in Japan to start the research

Who can apply?

  • Open to all nationalities except Japanese
  • Obtain an invitation letter from host institutions in Japan
  • Must have obtained a Ph.D. degree
  • Be 49 years old or younger (exclusive)
  • Have sufficient English or Japanese languages skills
  • Not have previous or current experience of a long stay in Japan (except short one)
  • Be currently employed in their home countries
  • Return back to their home countries after the completion of the program

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How to apply?

Eligible applicants should Read the complete announcement HERE, then download and fill the application form linked below, finally send it along with required documents to MIF by email.

Required documents:

  • Application form
  • The research project (plan)
  • A reprint of the most significant publication by the applicant (one publication only): a summary/abstract in English is required if the main language of the publication is not English.
  • CV
  • Recommendation letter from employer
  • Certified copies of all academic degrees the applicant has obtained
  • Invitation letter signed by the professor/scholar-in-charge in the host institution in Japan (on the letterhead of host institution)

Send your complete application package to

Note: MIF may ask applicants to send the above documents through post as well.

Visit the official link for more details.

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