Study Subject(s):

Fellowships are awarded in the field of science and technology.


Course Level:

Fellowships are awarded to conduct postdoctoral and cooperative research at Japanese universities or research institutes.

Scholarship Provider:

The Hitachi Scholarship Foundation

Scholarship can be taken at:

Japan

 

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Eligibility

Only the faculty members, who belong to the universities invited by the Foundation and wish to conduct their post-doctoral and cooperative research in the field of science and technology except veterinary science at Japanese universities or research institutes, will be accepted as applicants.

They have to satisfy the following requirements:

Ph.D. holder

Below 45 years of age (born on or after November 1, 1968)

Firm position or profession in the university

Scholarship Open for International Students:

The applicants of (Southeast Asian countries) Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, The Philippines and Thailand can apply for these fellowships.

Scholarship Description:

The Hitachi Scholarship Foundation (“Foundation”) provides the scholars and researchers in Southeast Asian countries with opportunities to conduct their post-doctoral and cooperative research in the field of science and technology at Japanese universities or research institutes.

Duration of award(s):

One (1) to three (3) months for a short-term fellowship. Four (4) to ten (10) months for a long-term fellowship. The fellowship begins on the day of the grantee’s arrival in Japan and ends on the day of departure from Japan. The fellowship cannot be extended.

What does it cover?

The Foundation will support the following costs and expenses. No financial support is provided to his/her family or dependent.

For a short-term fellowship

Travel expenses:

Economy class round-trip airfare between the nearest airport of the grantee’s university and the airport in Japan, the travel expenses between the airport in Japan and the place of grantee’s research affiliation, and the travel expenses to visit the office of the Foundation.

Maintenance allowance: ¥15,000 a day (This rate is applied to the number of nights the grantee stays in Japan.

Research travel allowance: At cost but up to ¥100,000 (If the grantee wishes to receive this allowance, the travel plan and the recommendation letter of the Japanese host scientist should be submitted to the Foundation for review and approval in advance. This plan should relate to the proposed research.

For a long-term fellowship

Travel expenses: Economy class round-trip airfare between the nearest airport of the grantee’s university and the airport in Japan, the travel expenses between the airport in Japan and the place of grantee’s research affiliation, and the travel expenses to visit the office of the Foundation.

Maintenance allowance: ¥270,000 a month

Research travel allowance: ¥100,000

Research allowance: ¥40,000

Housing allowance: At cost but up to ¥100,000 a month

Selection Criteria

Support of the senior management of the applicant’s university of his/her post-doctoral and cooperative research.

Academic performance and achievement by the applicant

Proposed plan and significance of research

Notification

The result of selection will be informed to the applicant through the President’s office of his/her university in June 2014, and the successful applicant is requested to come to Japan by the date agreed with the host scientist in Japan.

How to Apply

Application shall be endorsed by the President’s office of the university to which the Foundation has offered the fellowship award and submitted by post using the registered mail. Neither personal nor direct application to the Foundation is accepted.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 31, 2013

For more details, please visit website: www.ceat.uplb.edu.ph