The Matsumae International Foundation Research Fellowship Program in Japan

The Matsumae International Foundation Research Fellowship

Three to six months of research fellowships from around the world are eligible for applicants from the Matsumae International Foundation in Japan, for a deeper understanding of Japan and sustainable world peace.


  • Opportunity type: Fully funded
  • Opportunity: Fellowship
  • Awarding Country: Japan
  • Institute: The Matsumae International Foundation
  • Duration: 3-6 months of study
  • No. of Fellowship: 20 fellowships are available
  • Gender: Male and Female
  • Fellowship availability: International
  • Deadline: June 30, 2020    


  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Natural science


  • Monthly allowance
    • 220,000 Jen
  • Health Insurance
  • Flight expenses


  • Return to your country after the program’s completion
  • Not having a long stay in Japan before
  • Have enough knowledge of English or Japanese
  • have earned a Ph.D. or have an equivalent academic degree approved by MIF
  • Get a letter of invitation from Japanese host institutions


  • Application form
  • The research project
  • English Certificates
  • Recommendation Letter
  • CV
  • Transcripts
  • Academic Diploma
  • Invitation letter 

How to apply

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You should send you documents per post in this address

  • The Matsumae International Foundation
  • 4-14-46, Kamiogi, Suginami-Ku, Tokyo, 167-0043 Japan
  • Tel: +81-3-3301-7600