Friday, 8 November 2013

Japanese Association of University Women (JAUW) International Fellowship Program

Deadline-  31 March 2014

Japanese Association of University Women (JAUW) has announced international fellowships for women applicants in Japan. The goal of this program is to offer financial help to applicants to further pursue their ongoing study/research. All the Application documents must be typed in English.

Documents required-

    3 copies of Application Form
    3 copies of Application Form
    3 letters of Recommendation
    a letter of acceptance/confirmation/invitation
    a medical certificate of health
    6 a 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm photo of applicant


    Up to two fellowships will be awarded under this Program.
    The amount of grant will range from ¥700,000 to ¥1,000,000 per grantee. The duration of applicants stay in Japan and various other factors will be taken into consideration in deciding the total amount of grant.
    This grant is for 5 to 6 months between September 2014 and March 2015, depending on their proposal.
    One third of the total amount will be paid at the time of their arrival in Japan. The rest will normally be paid within 40 days after the initial payment. However, the latter amount (i.e. two thirds of the total) may be payable in two or three installments, depending on circumstances surrounding the grantee in Japan.

Eligibility & Criteria-

    Applicants are a woman of any nationality other than Japanese, living outside Japan at the time of application.
    Applicants have received a Master’s degree or its equivalent, and presently work outside academia, or they are a student/researcher higher than MA/its equivalent level
    Applicants to explain in their proposal why they have to come to stay in Japan to pursue their ongoing study or research.
    Applicants have to state clearly in their proposal how and in what aspect they will contribute to their home country through their study/research in Japan.
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