FIELDS OF RESEARCH STUDY
Fields of research such as natural science, engineering and medicine are considered with first priorities.
PERIOD AND NUMBER OF FELLOWSHIPS
Applicants indicate the period of Fellowship with the length of stay needed for the Research Project (Application
Document #2) between 3 to 6 months, and commencing month and ending month between April 2020 and March
2021. (e.g. 5 months from June 2020 to October 2020)
MIF plans to invite more or less 20 researchers/scholars.
HOST INSTITUTION 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.
Applicants should obtain the current issue of the Fellowship Announcement from MIF. Or download the
announcement from the MIF’s website and print out the Application Form in PDF-format or MS Word file.
MIF cannot entertain requests for waivers of the eligibility requirements and other conditions, listed in the
Fellowship Announcement, and will not accommodate such requests.
Application must be submitted from the applicant’s home country. MIF accepts those submitted
Those applications submitted electronically or via facsimile will be unacceptable.
Applications must be received by MIF by 17:00 on July 31, 2019 (Japan Standard Time).
Application will not be accepted in any reason after the deadline date.
VI. APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
All of the following documents (#1-#7) should be in A4 size and be submitted all together in one package by
postal mail. The documents are not to be bound into a book.
All documents must be type-written. Hand-written documents are not basically accepted unless adequate reason
is recognized by MIF. Documents must be written in English and in English only.
MIF will not be responsible for any costs incurred for submitting an application, and reserves the right to
request additional documents if necessary. All the documents received by MIF will become MIF’s property and will
not be returned.
(Applicants should use the original Form provided by MIF. A self-customized Form is not
st professor/scholar and planned content must be consistent with the
|Date Posted:||Jun 1, 2019||Closing Date:||Jul 31, 2019|