United Nations/Japan Long-term Fellowship Programme 2020
The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the
Government of Japan in cooperation with the Kyushu Institute of Technology
(Kyutech) have established a United Nations/Japan Long-term Fellowship
Programme on Nano-Satellite Technologies for nationals of developing countries
or non-space-faring nations.
University or Organization: Kyushu Institute of Technology
Course Level: Research
Award: 144,000 JPY
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: Not known
Nationality: Nationals of developing countries or
The award can be taken in Japan
- Eligible Countries: Candidates from developing
countries or non-space-faring nations
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: Research in any
- Admissible Criteria: To be eligible for this
fund, the applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Applicants must be nationals of developing
countries or non-space-faring nation
- 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;
- Applicants must be under 35 age at the time of
application (Born on or after 2 April 1985)
- Should have the academic and professional
background required by the specific fellowship program.
- Candidates seeking a Master’s degree are
expected to have completed studies ending with a Bachelor’s 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’s Degree or equivalent (5 years university degree) in
- Degrees in different technological fields can be
considered by the Doctor Commission; and
- Applicants must be able to make professional use
of the experience gained in the fellowship program.
Method of Application
Before submitting the completed application documents
through the online upload-form, you are demanded to complete the electronic
Supporting Documents: The fully completed application form
and other required documents except the referee report forms shall be submitted
in electronic format (.doc or .pdf or.xls) at the Web address that is in the
confirmation e-mail you will receive after registering above.
The Referee report forms should be sent by email to the
Post-graduate study on Nano-Satellite Technologies (PNST)
(firstname.lastname@example.org) email address by the referees themselves by no later
than 19 January 2020 (Sunday, 23:00 JST).
Admission Requirements: To be considering for the program,
applicants must have a bachelor and/or master’s degree (or equivalent) in the
Language Requirements: Aspirants are required to have a good
command of the English language (reading, writing, speaking, and listing).
Each successful scholar will receive a grant under the
Japanese government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) scholarship (Research Students) of
approximately 144,000 JPY per month for the duration of their fellowship study
(2 or 3 years) to cover housing, food, local transportation, and other
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.
19 January 2020 (Sunday, 23:00 JST)
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