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Hosei International Fund Foreign Scholars Fellowship 2018, Japan


June 02, 2017

Opportunity Cover Image - Hosei International Fund Foreign Scholars Fellowship 2018, Japan

Hosei International Fund (HIF) Foreign Scholars Fellowship

Purpose Invitations are extended to young scholars from abroad who are, at the least, enrolled in a doctoral degree program to apply to the HIF Fellowship Program to carry out non-degree research programs at Hosei University under the direction of and/or in cooperation with Hosei faculty and researchers. It is expected that joint cooperation and coordination with Hosei faculty will contribute much to the development of the university’s research capabilities.

Qualifications / Eligibility Applicant must:

◆ be foreign national (includes stateless person, foreign national currently residing in Japan)

◆ be presently enrolled in a doctoral degree program, hold a Doctorate, or its equivalent as recognized by the University

◆ have sufficient fluency in either Japanese or English

◆ be no more than 39 years of age as of April 1, 2018

◆ not have been a previous recipient of this fellowship

Research Areas

Research areas include those studies in the humanities, social or natural sciences, or engineering as deemed acceptable by Hosei. Please refer to page 10 for information concerning faculties, graduate school departments, research institutes.

*Note1: Positions are not available in medical or veterinary sciences, pharmacology, nursing, agriculture, marine sciences, home economics, fine arts.

*Note2:Any research involving the import/export of components and/or technology which could lead to creation, production and development of weapons of mass destruction is unacceptable in accordance with Japanese Government policy

Travel Grant and Other Perquisites

◆ An HIF Fellow can receive all or part of economy class transportation expenses for travel to and from Japan. The travel subsidy for round-trip travel is ¥300,000 maximum (or up to ¥150,000 for one way travel). To receive the inbound travel subsidy, the researcher must be living outside Japan; to receive the outbound subsidy a researcher must leave Japan within 30 days of completion of the research program.

◆ An HIF Fellow may receive assistance in his/her research from the research advisor, participate in lectures and seminars, and use other facilities of Hosei University.

◆ An HIF Fellow will be provided with shared office space, PC, and a Hosei University network ID.

Other Conditions

◆All statements made in the application must be true and correct in every detail; if found otherwise, the grant will be withdrawn.

◆ Grantees who are concurrently awarded a scholarship from any other institution or organization in Japan will have their HIF grants suspended or reduced according to the amount received from these outside sources.

◆ The Fellow may not engage in any paid activities for a Japanese or foreign institution, while receiving the HIF Fellowship.

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.

Eligible Countries
Host Country
Publish Date
May 10, 2017


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