United Nations Long-term Fellowship Programme Japan for 2017

United Nations Long-term Fellowship Programme Japan for 2017

Applications are invited for United Nations Long-term Fellowship Programme Japan to pursue postgraduate programme. Fellowship is awarded to nationals of developing countries.




Course Level:  

The United Nations Long-term Fellowship Programme Japan Fellowship is available for pursuing postgraduate study.

Study Subject:

United Nations Long-term Fellowship Programme Japan Fellowship is awarded on Nano-Satellite Technologies.

Scholarship place:

Kitakyushu, Japan

Application Deadline: 

22 January 2017




Award: The selected candidates will receive a grant under Japanese government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) scholarship (Research Students) of about 145,000 yen per month for the duration of their fellowship study (2 or 3 years) to cover housing, food, local transportation, and other expenses (actual scholarship amount is subject to change). Each candidate will be provided, according to his/her itinerary and route as designated by MEXT, an economy class air ticket between an international airport in the country of his/her nationality and Narita International Airport or Fukuoka International Airport. Fees for matriculation, tuition and entrance examinations will be paid by Kyutech.

Eligibility for United Nations Long-term Fellowship Programme Japan

  • Be nationals of developing countries or non-space-faring nations (countries without an established substantial capability to develop space technology/launch space objects);
  • Be duly nominated by their institutions;
  • Be born on or after 2 April 1982;
  • Have the academic and professional background required by the specific fellowship program. Candidates seeking a Master degree are expected to have completed studies ending with a Bachelor Degree or equivalent (4-year university degree) in engineering-related subjects. Candidates seeking a Doctorate degree are expected to have completed studies ending with a Master Degree or equivalent (5 years university degree) in engineering-related subjects. Degrees in different technological fields can be considered by the Doctor Commission;

Admission Requirement for United Nations Long-term Fellowship Programme Japan

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be nationals of developing countries or non-space-faring nations (countries without an established substantial capability to develop space technology/launch space objects).

English language Requirements: If selected for the Fellowship you will be asked to provide solid evidence of English language competency from one of internationally acknowledged exams (such as TOEFL, TOEIC, etc., e.g. by providing a copy of your TOEFL iBT score) by the end of June 2016. Therefore, if you have not yet taken such an exam, you should do so at your earliest convenience. If it is difficult or not possible to sit an internationally acknowledged English exam prior to the application deadline, you may temporarily provide an alternative proof of your English language skills, such as an English language certificate, certified by a local English teacher or language institution.

How to Apply:

Applications Should be be First Filled Online using Link below.

Registration for the Post-graduate study on Nano-Satellite Technologies (PNST)

After registering for PNST you will receive a confirmation email with the web address where you will download the .doc-versions of the application forms.

Application Form (.pdf)

Application Deadline: Applications for the Fellowship Programme will be accepted until 22 January 2017.

Scholarship Link

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