National Parliamentary Fellowships Program (NPFP) - Japan

Project Summary

28 August 2018

Sector: Security and International Relations / Geopolitics

Country location: Australia, Japan

Grantee: The Australian National University


Project description

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.

Key dates:

  • 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



Last Updated: 16 August 2018
flyer for the National Parliamentary Fellowships Program with ANU Logo, other logos and extensive text
2019 National Parliamentary Fellowships Program: Japan. Credit: Anu Eaber