OIST Japan Research Internship for International student

Fully Funded japan Research Internation for Internation students

Study Interns positions are competitively awarded twice a year. Selection is highly competitive and depends on the suitability of the work expected, academic history, funding available, and space.

Note: Not all available positions will necessarily be filled

Condation of Entry

Candidates are eligible for entry without regard to gender, gender identity, gender preference, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental illness, medical condition, race, nationality, heritage, history, national origin, religion or marital status. But Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.


  • Opportunity type: Fully Funded
  • Opportunity: Internship
  • Scholarship Level:
  • Awarding Country: Japan
  • Gender: Male and Female
  • Duration: 10 – 12 weeks
  • Deadline: 15.April.2020

Key Dates & Application Round

  • First Round: Starting between October – March
    • Application Period: March 15th – April 15th
    • Announcement date: July
  • Second Round: Starting between April – September
    • Application Period: September 15th- October 15th
    • Announcement date: January


  • The OIST Study Internship Program comprises outstanding undergraduate or master’s degree candidates in universities, college, junior colleges and vocational schools in Japan or abroad
  • The students currently enrolled must have their home institution’s permission.
  • Academic background
  • Need more information about Eligibility Click On Link


  • living allowance 2,400 JPY per day
  • Commuting support
  • Accommodation
  • Travel Expenses
  • Housing
  • Visa acquisition
  • Health insurance 


  • CV ( Download )
  • Personal Statement ( Download )
  • Academic Transcript
  • Recommendation Letter
  • ID Card
  • Photo
  • Write a paragraph on 1 page, with the following points
    1. How do OIST and your desired research unit(s) fit with your current expertise & skillset? If you are interested in multiple research units, please explain your interest & fit for each briefly within one single statement.
    2. What do you hope to accomplish at OIST?
    3. How does a research internship at OIST fit into your overall career plans/ aspirations?

How to Apply

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For more inforamtion Please visit the official website