Research Support

Haraguchi Memorial Asia Research Fund
―Research Field Trip Grant―

This grant is open to the regular graduate school students at Waseda University whose research theme is related to Southeast Asian Studies. The annual field trip grant is JPY\250,000 (maximum) and it will aid maximum 15 students per year. For further information please kindly refer to the Guidelines.

Subsidies for Presenting a Thesis at an International Academic Conference

These subsidies are designed to cover part of the costs incurred by graduate school doctoral program students in releasing their research thesis at an international academic conference, symposium, or other meeting. Among such costs are (1) thesis registration fees and (2) overseas travel expenses.

Students eligible for subsidies

Graduate school doctoral program students (excluding research associates, students already receiving financial aid as Grant-in-Aid for JSPS fellows, and students taking a year’s leave of absence) are eligible for these subsidies. Students taking time off from school to study abroad are eligible for the subsidies as well.

International conferences covered by subsidies

These subsidies cover international academic conferences and symposiums sponsored by established academic societies with participants from at least two countries.

Amount of subsidies and number of times financial support can be received

(1)Thesis registration fees

Up to JPY 55,000 will be provided to eligible students to finance part of the thesis registration fee for one international academic conference per year. The subsidies covers only expenses related to the student’s participation in the academic conference. Expenses incurred in participating in convivial parties are not to be covered by the subsidies.

(2)Travel expenses subsidy to present a thesis at an academic conference being held overseas

Up to JPY 110,000 will be provided to eligible students to cover part of their travel expenses (mainly covers air fare) when they present their thesis at one international academic conference or symposium being held overseas once a year. If the air fare costs less than JPY 110,000, accommodation cost is also eligible for subsidies.

Procedure

Please access the URL below.
http://www.waseda.jp/rps/en/fas/manual/announce.html#anc01

Subsidies for Miscellaneous Costs Related to Research Activities

These subsidies are intended to cover part of the costs incurred by doctoral program students related to research activities, including photocopying documents necessary for research, academic society participation fees and annual membership fees, and fees for the submission of research papers.

Students eligible for subsidies

Graduate school doctoral program students (excluding research associates, students who are receiving funds from JSPS Research Fellowships for Young Scientists DC program, and students taking a year off from school) are eligible for these subsidies.

Eligible items for subsidies

Please choose one from the following four items:
Cost of photocopying (a copy card will be supplied), academic society meeting participation fee, academic society annual membership fee, fee for submission of a research paper.

Amount of subsidies

Eligible students can receive JPY 5,000 per year.
Even if the amount applied for is less than 5,000 yen, one student may only apply once a year.

Procedures

Please access the URL below.
http://www.waseda.jp/rps/en/fas/manual/announce.html#anc02