Australian National University National Parliamentary Fellowships Program in Japan, 2017

 

The Australian National University (ANU) in association with leading Japanese research institutes is offering National Parliamentary Fellowships Program in Japan for 2017.

The National Parliamentary Fellowship Program (NPFP) will select up to two fellows for a three months foreign policy focused research stay in Tokyo, Japan, to commence in mid-February 2017.

ANU is a world-leading university in Australia’s capital. Our focus is on research as an asset and an approach to education.

Course Level: This is a three months fellowship program for postgraduate students from Australia’s Group of Eight (Go8) universities with a strong interest in Japan and Australia-Japan relations.

Study Subject: The National Parliamentary Fellowship Program (NPFP) will select up to two fellows for a three months foreign policy focused research stay in Tokyo, Japan, to commence in mid-February 2017.

Scholarship Award: The Fellowship will cover the cost of an economy round-trip airfare from Australia to Japan, provided by the Australian Department of Education Asia-bound program, accommodation in central Tokyo, and a monthly scholarship of AUD 640. All other costs will be covered by the student.

Scholarship can be taken in Tokyo, Japan

Eligibility:  To be eligible to apply for the program, you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen;
  • Be a graduate of, or enrolled in a postgraduate program at, a Go8 university, and in excellent academic standing (A-levels, graduated with distinction) by the time of the fellowship;
  • Have a strong interest and demonstrated previous research or professional experience in international relations, particularly vis-à-vis Japan, or in Japan’s economic policy or security affairs;
  • Hold an Australian passport that has at least six months validity when the fellowship commences; and
  • Have English fluency and advanced Japanese language skills.

Nationality: Australian citizen is eligible to apply for this fellowship program.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be a graduate of, or enrolled in a postgraduate program at, a Go8 university, and in excellent academic standing (A-levels, graduated with distinction) by the time of the fellowship

English language Requirements: Applicants must have English fluency and advanced Japanese language skills.

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How to Apply: All applications are to be submitted electronically as a single Adobe Acrobat PDF file (including the application form and attachments), in an email addressed to crawford.fellowships-at-anu.edu.au.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Applications must be received by 5:00pm Australian Eastern Standard Time, on Friday 30 September 2016. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview at ANU and successful candidates will be notified by Wednesday 12 October. Requirements.

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