The Fellowship Application Process

Applications for the 2019-20 Fellowship are now closed. Applications for 2020-21will open shortly.

Please check your eligibility first. You are also reminded that as this role is based in Japan, your application and its details will be transferred outside of the European Union. By applying for a Fellowship, you acknowledge and agree that your information will be reviewed by Toshiba in Japan.

Here is a basic outline of the application and selection timeline for the Toshiba Fellowship Programme:

From September/October

  • Applicants may apply via this website. You will be required to attach 2 relevant academic papers and details of 2 referees who can be contacted to support your application need to be entered, as part of the application process. You can start your application and return to complete at any time before the deadline. 

Early January

  • Deadline for submitting completed application forms and supporting documentation.

Early February

  • Applicants are advised of the outcome of the assessment of application forms.
  • Short-listed candidates are invited to interview.


  • Panel interviews for short-listed candidates take place in London. 


  • Interview candidates are notified of the outcome.

Between October and March

  • Successful candidate(s) start their Toshiba Fellowship in Japan.