2013 JAUW  International Fellowships programmes for Women in Japan 
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 JAUW (Japanese Association of University women) offers fellowships for women who are carrying out or would like to carry out independent research or advanced study at the postgraduate level in Japan. Full fellowship details:

School :Japanese Association of University Women
/ Japan

Field(s): Any of the subjects offered by the university.

Level: Postgraduate research

Deadline: 10 April 2013.

Funded by: Japanese Association of University Women

Beneficiaries:The fellowship is open for women of any nationality except Japanese.


  • About two fellowships are offered, and the duration of the fellowship is for 5 to 6 months between September 2013 and March 2014.
  • The amount of grant will range from ¥700,000 to ¥1,000,000 per grantee, taking into consideration the duration of your stay in Japan and various other factors.


  • The  currently announced its 2013 International Fellowships Programme for women who are carrying out or would like to carry out independent research or advanced study at postgraduate level in Japan.
  • Japanese Association of University Women International Fellowship Program for woman of any nationality but Japanese, living outside Japan at the time of application.


To avail JAUW  International Fellowships programmes, candidates must meet the following requirements.   

You are a woman of any nationality but Japanese, living outside Japan at the time of application.

  • You have received a Master’s degree or its equivalent, and presently work outside academia, or you are a student/researcher higher than MA /its equivalent academic attainment (typically of pre-doctoral or dissertation level).
  • Postdoctoral researchers may apply but they may be placed lower in priority.

  • You have to submit, at the time of application, an acceptance letter from the prospective host university/institution in Japan or of your prospective supervisor of the said university/institution.
  • You have to get the said letter by yourself.Japanese Association of University Women will not extend any help regarding to this matter.
  • You have to explain in your proposal that your ongoing study/research is pursued in Japan academically/technically better than in any other place.
You have to state clearly in your proposal how and in what aspect you will contribute to your home country through your study/ research in Japan.
  • The winners will be notified by June, 2013

Fellowship Application Method

  • Apply by post
  • Completed application forms with all required documents and materials should be enclosed in one envelope and posted (e-mail not acceptable) to: Japanese Association of University Women 11-6-101 Samoncho, Shinjuku-ku Tokyo 160-0017, JAPAN E-mail: jauw[at]jauw.org
  • Documents & material to be submitted: three recommendation letters: each letter should be enclosed in a sealed envelope and signed by the writer. medical certificate: issued by a qualified medical doctor certifying that you are healthy enough to do your study in Japan for proposed period. an acceptance letter of your supervisor/partner etc. at host institution a copy of your passport-sized photo. Be sure to write your full name on the other side.

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