Master’s Student Field Research / Academic Conference Presentation Support Program

Application Deadline: October 25, 2019 (Fri) 16:30

Purpose

This program endeavours to support the research activities of APU master's students. It is expected that master’s students who make use of this subsidy will use their research findings to produce an academic paper that is not only worthy of a master’s degree but also academically relevant and recognized on an international level.

Outline

<Eligibility> Full-time APU Master’s Student in his/ her 2nd or 3rd semester
<Subsidy Amount> Actual expenses up to ¥75,000 can be subsidized.
<Eligible Expenses>
  • Field Research - Travel expenses (transportation and accommodation fees)
  • Conference Presentation - Travel expenses (transportation and accommodation fees), Registration/participation fee

Schedule

Application Period (1) Deadline: October 25, 2019 (Fri) 16:30
Notice of screening result (by email) Around November 15, 2019 (Fri)
Training session for research compliance and research ethics To be finished at least 2 weeks before starting Field Research / Conference Presentation
Submission of Research Activity Plan Sheet etc. (2) To be submitted at least 2 weeks before starting Field Research / Conference Presentation
Implementation of Field Research / Conference Presentation To be done by March 31, 2020
Submission of Report Form and receipts etc. (3) To be submitted within 2 weeks of completing Field Research / Conference Presentation
Reimbursement of expense Upon receipt of all necessary documents, the payment procedures are initiated for reimbursement.
Presentation at conferences Report Session- Around May, 2020
AP Conference-November or December, 2020

(1) Documents for Application
Submission Deadline: October 25, 2019 (Fri) 16:30

Field Research Application Form(Word), Recommendation Letter(Word),
Research Plan(Word)
Conference Presentation Application Form(Word), Recommendation Letter(Word),
Conference Program/Timetable, Full paper, Acceptance Letter,
Document(s) showing registration/participation fee

(2) Documents to be submitted before traveling
Submission: at least 2 weeks before starting Field Research / Conference Presentation

Field Research &
Conference Presentation
Research Activity Plan Sheet(Word)
Check sheet for Training Session for Research Compliance
Pledge for Training Session for Research Compliance
Certificate for Training Session for Research Ethics

(3) Documents to be submitted after returning
Submission: Within 2 weeks of completing Field Research / Conference Presentation
Final Deadline: March 6, 2020 (Fri)

Field Research &
Conference Presentation
Report Form(Word)
Copies of Bank Passbook
Receipts for transportation/accommodation fee
Flight itinerary / Airplane boarding passes
Statement of credit card
(only for Field Research) Pictures taken during field research (attach on the Report Form)
(only for Conference Presentation) Receipts for the conference registration/participation fee
Any one of the followings: participation certificate, brochure or picture of yourself taken at the venue
Full paper, slides, etc. used for conference presentation

● Please download the documents from the list below.

【Documents for Application】

【Document for Planning】

【Document for report】

<Contact>
Research Office: Subsidy Team
TEL: 0977-78-1134
E-mail: r-app*apu.ac.jp
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