【Additional recruitment】女性研究者のための海外研究者招へい支援 / SG FResHU Support 2019

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本支援について/ Purpose


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

支援金額および採択予定件数 /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,
    travel expenses equivalent to 290,000 yen
  • Basically, air ticket and hotel expenses are in-kind payments.
  • Two applicants are to be adopted.

支援要件 / Possible Candidate of the support


  • 北海道大学にて研究活動を行っている日本学術振興会PDを含む
  • Women researchers (faculty staff and Postdoctoral Researcher) at Hokkaido Univ. who have difficulty in travelling overseas due to pregnancy, childbirth, child-care.
  • The successful applicants are also required to hold a seminar relate to career development, work-life balance for researchers within the invitation period. (The seminar would be co-organized with FResHU.)

支援期間 / Period

Two weeks after each deadline to March 14, 2020

  • The travel should finish within the period.

採択者の義務 / Duties of the successful applicants


  • Communications (negotiation, scheduling, and so on) with invited researcher
  • Report
    The successful applicants are requested 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 women 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 and few years after the end of support.

応募書類/ Application form

Use designated application form

募集要項/Application Requirements(PDF)

申請書/Application form(Word docx)


• メール件名は「SG FResHU Support application」
• 女性研究者支援室メールアドレス: freshu@synfoster.hokudai.ac.jp
Please send your application form to FResHU Office by an e-mail.
• The subject :“SG FResHU Support application”
• The e-mail address: freshu@synfoster.hokudai.ac.jp

応募期限/Submittal destination


First deadline:August 30th, 15:00
Notification of the selection result will be sent to the applicants by September 18th.



※If two successful applicants are decided after the first deadline, the application will be closed. If two successful applicants are not decided after the first deadline, the deadline will be extended to the second deadline below.


Second deadline : September 30th, 15:00
Notification of the selection result will be sent to the applicants by October 16th.