Deadline: 30th June 2020 | Grab this fully funded research opportunity in Tokyo, Japan – fully funded by the Matsumae International Foundation (MIF).

The fellowship period is for 3〜6 months, between April 2021 and March 2022. Research fields such as natural science, engineering and medicine will be prioritised. It is expected that around 20 researchers/scholars will be awarded the fellowship.

Host Institutions in Japan:
Applicants are free to select host institutions (universities, national research institutions or the corresponding facilities in private sector) in which to carry out their research. However, applicants are reminded that they are obliged to obtain acceptance from such host institutions prior to submitting their applications. MIF is not in a position to give advice or recommendation to an applicant for a host institution in Japan.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicants of non-Japanese nationality; a Doctorate degree; must be 49 years old or under;  not have been in Japan previously; have firm positions and professions in their home nations; etc.

Fellowship Details:

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

Bonus: Want to learn more about studying in Japan? Free online course here!

Find out more about the MIF fellowship and apply at the official link below:


Apply before 30th June, 2020