MIF Research Fellowship Program 2021- Apply Now

MIF Research Fellowship Program– This is to bring to your notice that the online application for Matsumae International Foundation (MIF),  Research Fellowship Program is now open. The Concept of Matsumae International Foundation (MIF) founded in 1980 was ” Towards A Greater Understanding of Japan and a Lasting World Peace”

MIF Research Fellowship Program

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Fellowship

To be taken at (country): Japan

Number of Awardees: Twenty (20)

Duration of Scholarship: From three(3) to six(6) months.

Fields of Study:  Fields of study such as natural science, engineering and medicine are given first priority. Candidates are free to select host institutions (university research laboratories, national research institutions or the corresponding facilities of private industry)

Value of Scholarship: 

  • Stipend for research and stay
  • Insurance
  • Air transportation (a round-trip air ticket to/from Tokyo)
  • Lump sum on arrival


To be eligible, candidates must:

  • be of non-Japanese nationality;
  • have a Doctorate degree;
  • be 49 years old or under;
  • not have been in Japan previously;
  • have firm positions and professions in their home nations

How to Apply: 

Applicants should go through Application instructions on the Program Webpage before applying.

Application Form

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Application Deadline: 30th June, 2020 17:00 (Japan Standard Time).

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