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The Hitachi Scholarship Foundation


Scholarship Program for Postgraduate Study in Japan

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 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.

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Term of assistance

Ph.D. degree candidates:

3 years

Scholarship and other financial support


Economy class roundtrip airfare


¥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