2018 JAUW



Deadline for Currently Inviting Application

March 31, 2018



Japanese Association of University Women (JAUW) is now calling for Applications for its 2018 International Fellowships.


Objective of this Program

    To allow promising researchers/graduate students in any field to spend a period of time in residence in a graduate/research institute etc. in Japan.



Outline of JAUW International Fellowship Program

  • The program is open to applications between November 2017 and March 31, 2018.
  • The program will allow maximum of  2  recipients,  each winning between Yen500,000 and up to Yen1,000,000 to support transportation to and from Japan and cost for her stay in Japan.
  • The period of stay in Japan under this program is between September 2018 and March 2019 for 4 to 6 months.
  • The program cannot be extended in all events.



Applicant Eligibility

  1. Applicants must be of non-Japanese women in the age below 45.
  2. Applicants must live outside Japan at the time of application.
  3. Applicants must hold a Master’s Degree or above.
  4. Applicants need to identify an institution/university in Japan where to conduct research.



They need to have contacted and obtained a consent from a host at the identified institution/university before application. JAUW won’t extend any help regarding this matter.

  1. Applicants must submit application forms according to the Instructions.



For details of this program, please see the INSTRUCTIONS, which is downloadable from below.

 INSTRUCTIONS for 2018 JAUW International Fellowship Application, (pdf)




To apply, you have to use the designated forms, downloadable from here : 

2018 Application Form Part 1 (Personal Data), (pdf) &word (docx)


2018 Application Form Part 2 (Proposal & Related Data), (pdf) & word (docx)


2018  Form of a Letter of Acceptance (pdf) & word (docx)

             (Be sure to ask your host professor etc. to use this form when writing a Letter of Acceptance. Other forms shall not be accepted.)


    2018 Form of Certificate of Health, (pdf)




Thank you for your interest in this program.



 JAUW International Fellowship Committee