Human Resource Development

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SG FResHU Support


Hokkaido University has been running “Top Global University Project (MEXT)”. In this project, FResHU offer a support program for female researchers who has difficulties in traveling abroad due to pregnancy, childbirth, child-care. It provides them an opportunity to invite researchers from foreign countries to have deep discussion on their research.

Total amount of the aid and the number of applicants to be adopted

・This program gives a financial support for travel expenses (transportation and hotel expenses) and for honorarium of the invited researcher.
・The period of the invitation is approximately 5 – 10 days.
・The maximum amount of the financial support is;

  • 100,000 yen for the honorarium,
  • 290,000 yen for the travel expenses.
    ・Two applicants are to be adopted.

Possible Candidate of the support

・Female researchers who have difficulty in travelling overseas due to pregnancy, childbirth, child-care.(A graduate student is inapplicable.)
・The successful applicants are also required to hold a seminar that is open to the researchers and students in Hokkaido University within the invitation period.

Successful applicant’s duty


The successful applicants are to submit a report to FResHU within a month after the invitation. The report will open in public and FResHU office may use reports to improve and develop the future support program for female researchers.

Follow-up questionnaire

We will send the successful applicants a follow-up questionnaire about the progress of the collaborative research related to this support in 12 months after the end of support.

Application form

Use designated application form
Download: 申請書/Application form (Deadline is July 1st, 15:00)
Please see here for details on recruitment of 2019.

How to apply

Please send your application form to FResHU Office by an e-mail.
– The subject :“SG FResHU Support application”
– The e-mail address: