Hitachi Scholarship Program 2016 for Postgraduate Study in Japan

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The Hitachi Scholarship provides an excellent opportunity for Southeast Asian universities to send faculty members, who wish to continue teaching and research at their universities after graduation, to Japan as part of their human development programs. Recipients of this award are invited to attend Japanese public and private graduate schools that have close relationships with Southeast Asian universities. The Scholarship provides financial support and personal assistance and consultation.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligibility for the program is limited to faculty members up to the age of 35 for Ph. D. degree candidates in the fields of scince and technology and each applicant must be recommended by a senior staff at their home university as a potential candidate for international reasearch collaboration after graduation.
  •  Qualifications
    • Be faculty members of one of the eligible universities stated below.
    • Have been nominated by their university’s presidential office, with the approval and recommendation of the faculty and the department.
    • Have received a specific and confirmed invitation from a professor at a Japanese university, who will act as the host professor to collaborate with and/or advise the applicant until graduation or the completion of the program.

Scholarship Worth:

Airfare: Economy class roundtrip airfare

Stipend: ¥180,000 per month

Expenses for field study in Japan: ¥50,000 per year upon request from host professor

Expenses for Int’l conferences: At cost max. ¥200,000 per year upon request from host professor

Tuition and other school expenses: At cost

Housing allowance: (maximum per month) Any place in Japan with or without Family (¥40,000)

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the  Hitachi Scholarship Program 2016 for Postgraduate Study in Japan

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