JSPS Invitation Fellowship Program for Research in Japan
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The JSPS Invitation Fellowship for Research in Japan (Long Term) is offered to promote international scientific cooperation and exchange. It allows researchers employed at designated Japanese research institutions to invite fellow researchers from other countries to Japan to participate in cooperative activities at their research institutions.
FIELDS OF RESEARCH
All fields of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences are included under this program.
The candidate must be a researcher with a research background equivalent to that of a professor, assistant professor or research associate in a Japanese university. As a rule, s/he should be employed full time in an overseas research institution in a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan. (JSPS treats Taiwanese and Palestinian researchers in this manner.) Other researchers may be eligible if they have held a doctorate degree for a period of more than six years prior to April 1, 2010. If the candidate is of Japanese nationality, s/he must have lived abroad and been activity engaged in research for a period of over 10 years.
NUMBER OF FELLOWSHIPS AWARDED
Approximately 70 fellowships will be granted.
TERMS OF AWARD
The terms of the Awards indicated below are subject to change.
1) A round-trip air ticket
2) A monthly maintenance allowance of ¥369,000
3) Domestic research travel allowance of ¥100,000
4) Research expenses of ¥40,000
5) Overseas travel accident and sickness insurance coverage
Host’s cooperation allowance of ¥50,000
APPLICATION DEADLINE (FOR HOST INSTITUTION):
September 4, 2009
Note: This deadline is for the head of the host institution to submit the application to JSPS; the time
frame for applicants (host researchers) to submit their applications is normally earlier.
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