LAST DATE: 30th May 2009
Applications are invited on plain paper from Indian nationals residing in India for the award of 33 scholarships for Master’s and “Research Studies/Ph.D” offered by the Government of Japan for the year 2010. No scholarship will be offered for Post Doctoral studies (After Ph.D or at final stages of Ph.D). About two or three scholarships are reserved for Japanese Language and Japanese Studies. The subjects in which scholarships will be awarded are given below:
Research studies (Ph.D)
1) Information Technology (2) Optical Fiber Communication (3) Quality and Reliability Engineering (As applied to various systems like Electricity & Power, Railways, Heavy Industry, Heavy Electronics) (4) Electronics & Communication (5) Robotics (6) Laser Technology (7) Bio-technology (8) Japanese Language and Literature (9) Fisheries (10) Japanese Studies (11) Earthquake Engineering (12) Environmental Science (13) Architecture (14) Aerospace Engineering (15) Material Science/Engineering.
DURATION: About two years .
VALUE OF SCHOLARSHIP: Each grantee will be provided monthly with 152,000Yen (Research students Course), 154,000Yen (students enrolled in a Master’s program or a professional degree program), or 155,000Yen (students enrolled in a doctoral program) (an additional monthly stipend of 2,000 or 3,000 Yen may be provided to those undertaking study r research in specially designated regions). However, these amounts are subject to change depending on the annual budget of each year. The scholarship will not be paid to a grantee who takes a leave of absence or is long absent from his/her university.
PASSAGE COST: Economy class air-ticket from the international Airport closest to his/her place of residence in India to Narita International Airport, Japan and back will be provided by the Japanese Government.
AGE LIMIT: Applicant must have born on or after April 2, 1975 ( Below 35 years as on 1st April, 2010).
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