Matsumae Foundation Research Fellowship for Natural science,Engineering and Medicine 2018


Entries are now been accepted for the Matsumae International Foundation Research Fellowship 2018 for natural science, engineering and medicine. All applicants are to ensure that the comply with the stated eligibility criteria to avoid disqualification.

About the Award: 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.

Application Deadline: 31st August, 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): Japan

Eligible Fields of Study:  Fields of study such as natural science, engineering and medicine are given first priority. Candidates are free to select host institutions (university research laboratories, national research institutions or the corresponding facilities of private industry)

Type: Fellowship

Eligibility: To be eligible, candidates must:

  • be of non-Japanese nationality;
  • have a Doctorate degree;
  • be 49 years old or under;
  • not have been in Japan previously;
  • have firm positions and professions in their home nations

Number of Awardees: Twenty (20)

Value of Scholarship: 

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

Duration of Scholarship: From three(3) to six(6) months. The commencing month and ending month should be between April 2018 to March 2019. (e.g. 5 months from June 2018 to October 2018)

How to Apply: Visit Scholarship Webpage to apply.

Before applying for this scholarship, candidates should download the Fellowship Application Requirements  in PDF 

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: The Matsumae International Foundation (MIF)

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