Japanese Association of University Women (JAUW) is now calling for Applications for its 2016 International Fellowships.
This program is to offer core funding to financially help you come and stay in Japan when you have found that it is preferable or very important for you to stay in Japan to further pursue your ongoing study/research.
・ You are a woman of any nationality but other than Japanese, living outside Japan at the time of application.
・ You have received a Master’s degree or its equivalent, and presently work outside academia, or you are a student/researcher higher than MA /its equivalent level (typically of pre-doctoral or dissertation level). Postdoctoral researchers may apply but they may be placed lower in priority.
・ You have to find a host university or institution in Japan by yourself, and have to submit, at the time of application, a Letter of Acceptance from that host or from your prospective supervisor thereof. JAUW will not extend any help regarding this matter.
・ You have to explain in your proposal why you have to come to stay in Japan to pursue your ongoing study or research.
・ You have to state clearly in your proposal how and in what aspect you will contribute to your home country through your study/ research in Japan.
・ Applications must be submitted using the official forms, downloaded from JAUW homepage.
・ All entries of the Application Forms must be single spaced, and typed in English. The format must be kept as specified in each form.
For details of this program, please see the Further Official Information