• Wednesday, October 20, 2021

  • CUI

  • International Office


To provide students an opportunity to pursue research study in Japan, the Japan Foundation has organized the Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Fellowships programme for the academic year 2022/2023. All international, US, and non-US students, can apply to participate in this fellowship programme to pursue a research study degree in Japan. Eligible students will be awarded financial support towards the overall cost of study in Japan including airfare, stipend, and other allowances. The Japan Foundation is Japan’s only institution dedicated to carrying out comprehensive international cultural exchange programs throughout the world. It was established in October 1972 as a special legal entity by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Course Level: PhD

The selected students will be provided round-trip airfare (discount economy class [most direct and economical route] and stipend and other allowances.

Students can apply for research study programmes in humanities and social sciences.

To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:

· Applicants must hold nationality or lawful permanent resident status in countries that have diplomatic relations with Japan.

· Applicants must secure all affiliation arrangements by the application deadline.

How to Apply:

Students must submit their admission applications to the Japanese university of their choice first. The fellowship application form must be submitted to r_info@jpf.go.jp.

Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:

· Application form

· Two references

· Letter of Affiliation

· Official academic transcripts

Deadline: 1st December 2021

Official link: Applicant must log in to the given below application portal link of the university to apply. https://www.jfny.org/grants/grants-for-japanese-studies/fellowship-program/