※The details of this financial support are subject to change. Please see the program’s website for the most current information.

Research Fellow (RF)

The MIP provides doctoral or latter doctoral course, the third to fifth year of the five-year doctoral course students who meet specified criteria with an opportunity for paid participation (approximately 100,000 yen/month) in the research fellow (RF) program. MIP students who wish to participate in the RF program submit an application form with the necessary information and research plan written therein as well as a letter of recommendation from their academic supervisor. Students will be selected based on the submitted documents and the program portfolio. 

Internship/Joint research project

To complete this program, students are required to participate in an internship (at an overseas research institute or a domestic or overseas company) or in an Interdisciplinary Joint Research project, aimed at acquiring global mindset and research abilities. A part of the expenses related to these activities will be supported by the MIP.