Japanese Association of University Women

Japanese Association of University Women (JAUW), established in 1946, is a member of IFUW; the world’s leading organization for women. JAUW shares IFUW’s mission together with its 50+ member associations around the globe.

They are:

  1. to improve the status of women and girls
  2. to promote life-long education
  3. to enable women graduates to use their expertise to effect change

JAUW is committed to:

  1. improving higher education for women
  2. promoting gender equality in the society
  3. advocating world peace and international understanding

JAUW provides:

  1. consolidated voice on social issues, especially for women and girls
  2. fellowships/awards for women and girls to continue their education
  3. support for women and girls in different parts of the world
  4. networking with women who have common purposes and interests
  5. mentorship via lectures for the next-generation, female leaders

If you are:

  1. interested in any of the above statement
  2. graduated or planning to graduate from universities/colleges
Japanese Association of University Women Tokyo, Japan
Feb 20, 2018
Scholarship - General
Japanese Association of University Women (JAUW) is now calling for Applications for its 2018 International Fellowships. Deadline for Currently Inviting Application  M arch 31, 2018   Objective of this Program     To allow promising researchers/graduate students in any field to spend a period of time in residence in a graduate/research institute etc. in Japan.  Outline of JAUW International Fellowship Program The program is open to applications between November 2017 and March31, 2018. The program will allow maximum of  2recipients,  each winning between Yen500,000 and up to Yen1,000,000 to support transportation to and from Japan and cost for her stay in Japan. The period of stay in Japan under this program is between September 2018 and March 2019 for 4 to 6 months. The program cannot be extended in all events.   Applicant Eligibility Applicants must be of non-Japanese women in the age below 45. Applicants must live outside Japan at the time of application. Applicants must hold a Master’s Degree or above. Applicants need to identify an institution/university in Japan where to conduct research. They need to have contacted and obtained a consent from a host at the identified institution/university before application.  JAUW won’t extend any help regarding this matter. Applicants must submit application forms according to the Instructions.