JSPS RONPAKU (Dissertation PhD) Program provides support for promising researchers in Asia and Africa or other specified countries who wish to obtain their Ph.D. degrees from Japanese universities through the submission of a dissertation without matriculating a doctoral course.
Application Deadline for FY2016
August 20, 2015 – August 26, 2015
(JSPS accepts applications through the Japanese advisors’ universities by August 26, 2015)
Notes: The date noted above is the submission deadline for the Japanese advisor’s university. Applicants must send their application documents to their prospective Japanese advisor well in advance of their deadline. (As some universities have their own deadline, candidates should consult their prospective Japanese advisor with regard to the time frame.)
Application Guidelines for RONPAKU (Dissertation PhD) Program for financial year 2016 has been posted on JSPS website. The guidelines and application forms can be downloaded from the following link.