The new Ichiro Kanehara Foundation Scholarship is now available for foreign students in Japan for the year 2018. The scholarship is awarded to international graduate students, postdoctoral fellow or researchers who are /will be conducting a basic medical research in Japan at least 3 consecutive years including the academic year from April 2018 to March 2019.
Its purpose is to promote academic research and to contribute to improvement in basic medical sciences and medical care. These aims are to be attained by the following scholarship programs.
In December 1986, in accordance with the wishes of Igaku-Shoin Ltd. in memory of the late Mr. Ichiro Kanehara, The Ichiro Kanehara Foundation for the Promotion of Medical Sciences and Medical Care was established. Its purpose is to nurture talent and to provide financial assistance towards research in basic medical sciences and medical care.
Applications close: November 30, 2017
Course Level: Scholarship is available to postdoctoral fellows or researchers.
Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded to pursue a basic medical research.
Scholarship Award: Duration: April 2018 to March 2019, Amount: 100,000 JPY/month.
Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given.
Scholarship can be taken in the Japan
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
- International graduate students, postdoctoral fellow or researchers who are /will be conducting a basic medical research in Japan at least 3 consecutive years including the academic year from April 2018 to March 2019. Applicants should submit a recommendation letter from the supervisor at the host institute as of April 2017.
Foreign nationals are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
College Admission Requirement:
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a previous year degree.
English Language Requirements: Applicants must have excellent written and verbal English skills.
The amount ranges from ¥100,000 to ¥1,000,000 proportionate to the size of the project
How to Apply: Applicants must apply directly to the foundation. Please refer to the Foundation website for details and to download the application forms.