Unesco-Keizo Obuchi Fellowships

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The Government of Japan offers 20 scholarships to candidates from developing countries, especially the least developed countries, wishing to carry out research on one or more of the topics listed below. Scholarship aims to support postgraduate research innovative and imaginative in four areas of development of particular interest to UNESCO.

the program is addressed to researchers of graduate with a Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree (or equivalent) and wishing to carry out research abroad (

vecas Unesco Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowship Programme corresponds to the trustee of the Japan Fund, finances and promotes undergraduate research post work in the following fields of research: Environment (with particular attention to water sciences); intercultural dialogue; technologies of information and communication; and peaceful settlement of disputes. No other field of research is not taken into consideration.


– have degree academic master’s or equivalent degree.

– Have less than 40 years.

– Have the confirmation of the academic tutor of the University where you wish to conduct their research.

– Candidates must master the language where it will carry out the investigation.

documents to submit:

scholarship application form provided by UNESCO.
Two authenticated copies of the academic degree of master
Letter of acceptance from the host university which would conduct the investigation.
Two certificate of language (the UNESCO form) duly completed copies.
A detailed, two-page maximum, in English or French which must answer the following questions: why the knowledge and skills that are taught in the University of destination would helpful for your research project?. Results or impact expected of her research?; Describe methods that aims to lead the investigation. Where are you going to do the research?, when are you going to perform research home and life expectancy? and how much is the cost you will need to do the research? (detailed description).

be delivered to the fellow an amount between 6,000 to 10,000 dollars. The closing date for submission of applications is August 30, 2013. Presential training lasts from March 2014 to December 2015.

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