Hitachi Fellowship Foundation Program

Deadline- 11 October 2013

All eligible applicants are invited to submit applications for Hitachi Research Fellowship Program in the field of science and technology. The objective of this program is to provides the scholars and researchers in Southeast Asian countries with opportunities to conduct their post-doctoral and cooperative research at Japanese universities.

Benefits-

  • 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-
  1. 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.
  2. Maintenance allowance: ¥15,000 a day
  3. Research travel allowance: At cost but up to ¥100,000
  • For a long-term fellowship
  1. 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.
  2. Maintenance allowance: ¥270,000 a month
  3. Research travel allowance: ¥100,000
  4. Research allowance: ¥40,000
  5. Housing allowance: At cost but up to ¥100,000 a month

Eligibility & Criteria-

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

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