Apply! International Fellowship for Women Researchers JAUW 2015

jauw2015Application Deadline: 31 March 2015

The Japanese Association of University Women (JAUW) is accepting fellowship applications from women students/researchers to study or conduct research at any of the host institutions in Japan. The 2015 JAUW International Fellowship Program offers core funding to pursue the ongoing study/research.

Fellowship amount range between ¥700,000 and ¥1,000,000 per grantee for the duration of 5 to 6 months. This fellowship must begin after September 2015 and end by March 2016.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be a woman belonging to any country (except Japan), living outside Japan at the time of application.
  • Applicants must have received a Master’s degree or equivalent and presently work outside academia. Student/researcher higher than MA or equivalent level (pre-doctoral or dissertation level) can also apply.
  • Applicants should have found a host university or institution in Japan and received a letter of acceptance from the host or prospective supervisor beforehand. She will have to submit the acceptance letter along with application materials.
  • Application documents must be typed in English. They must reach JAUW via airmail by the deadline.
  • Proposal should clearly state how and in what respect will the applicant contribute to her home country through the study/research in Japan. She should explain in the proposal the reason why she is in Japan to pursue her ongoing study/research.

Complete application documents include – 3 copies of application form Part 1 (personal data); 3 copies of application form Part 2 (proposal and related data); 3 letters of recommendation (signed by the writer and enclosed in a sealed and signed envelop); a letter of acceptance/confirmation/invitation from host supervisor or partner; a medical certificate of health issued by a qualified medical doctor; and a 3.5X4.5cm photo of the applicant.

For more information, please visit Fellowship Program.


Posted on December 17, 2014, in Africa, Education, Fellowship, Gender, Women, Girls, Global, Opportunities and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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