Open Call : Application guideline for Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research in Japan

○ JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan
The program provides an opportunity to conduct collaborative research for young overseas researchers under the guidance of their hosts in universities and other research institutions in Japan.

1.Fields of Research
All fields of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.

2.Duration : 12 to 24 months

3.Fellow Eligibility
(1) Be a citizen of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan (JSPS treats Taiwanese and Palestinian researchers in this manner).
(2) Hold a doctorate degree when the Fellowship goes into effect, which must have been received within the past 6 years, or be scheduled to receive a doctorate degree before the Fellowship goes into effect.

Application Guidelines for Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research in Japan for financial year 2018 has been posted on JSPS website. The guidelines and application forms can be downloaded from the following link.

Application guidelines:

The application for the program should be submitted through the institution (Individual applications are not accepted). The institutions must submit the complete documents to JSPS by the end of the application period. Please note that your institution may give you an early deadline to compile all application forms that will be submitted to JSPS (it could be more than a month before the deadline set by JSPS, depending on the procedure each institution takes).

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Overseas Fellowship Division, International Program Department
Email: TEL :+81-(0)3-3263-3444