Calling for Application: Post-doctoral Fellowship Programme for Foreign Researchers 2013-2014


Above grant of JSPS is now calling for application.  The deadline is 3- 7 September 2012 for the first recruitment, and 2-10 May 2013 for the second recruitment.

Note : These deadlines are for the head of the host institution to submit the application to JSPS; the time frames for applicants (host researchers) to submit their applications are normally earlier.

About the detail of the program and application guideline, see here and read it carefully. 

The fellowship’s purpose is to provide opportunities for young postdoctoral researchers from other countries to conduct, under the guidance of their hosts, cooperative research with leading research groups in universities and other Japanese institutions. The program allows such researchers to advance their own research while contributing to the progress of research in Japan and the counterpart countries.

The amount of the awards are;
1.     A round-trip air ticket (based on JSPS regulations)
2.     A monthly maintenance allowance of ¥362,000 (approximately 4500 USD)
3.     A settling-in allowance of ¥200,000 (approximately 2500 USD), Overseas travel accident and sickness insurance coverage, etc.

You should communicate with your host researcher in Japan first.  Applicant is the host researcher, he/she must be a researcher who is employed full-time or classified as being employed full-time at a university or research institution that is eligible to apply to MEXT for funding under the Grants-in-Aid for Scientific-Research Program (Kakenhi) and approved by JSPS as an appropriate institution for hosting young foreign researchers.

Also check here and read carefully the details of the program.

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