National Parliamentary Fellowships Program (NPFP) - Japan
Sector: Security and International Relations / Geopolitics
Country location: Australia, Japan
Grantee: The Australian National University
The National Parliamentary Fellowship Program (NPFP) Japan aims to identify and foster the development of a new generation of leaders from Australia and Japan, promoting Australia-Japan relations through the networks which fellowship holders create.
For a period of two to three months, fellows from Australia will assist a Japanese Diet member in developing policy advice and will have the opportunity to attend public policy hearings and briefings. Fellows will also be affiliated with a faculty mentor at one of the Australian National University's partner universities in Tokyo, pertinent to their primary foreign policy research interest, and will attend relevant events offered through leading Japanese research institutes partnered with ANU in Tokyo.
Similarly, fellows from Japan will prepare a policy paper for the consideration of an Australian parliamentarian and will have the opportunity to attend public policy hearings and briefings. Fellows will also be affiliated with a research mentor at the Australian National University pertinent to their primary policy research interest, and will attend relevant events offered through ANU and other leading research institutes and think tanks in Canberra.
- Embassy visit, Australia and Japan, 31/07/2019 to 31/07/2019
- Research report publication, Australia and Japan, 30/11/2019 to 30/11/2019
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Australia-Japan Foundation grant offer: $15,000