Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (Short-term) for North American and European Researchers 2014-2015
The purpose of the program is to provide opportunities to young and excellent pre-/post-doctoral researchers from the US, Canada and Europe to conduct, under the guidance of their hosts, cooperative research with leading research groups in universities and other Japanese institutions. In so doing, the program is designed to help advance the research of the visiting fellows, while augmenting opportunities for young researchers to come to Japan from the US, Canada and Europe.
Applications for this program are submitted by a host researcher in Japan who wishes to host a foreign postdoctoral fellow.
All fields of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences are included under this program.
Fellowships are awarded for a period of 1 to 12 months
Successful candidates must start the Fellowship in Japan during the following period:
Fellowship start periods
7-11 Oct 2013
Apr 2014 thru Mar 2015
6-10 Jan 2014
Jul 2014 thru Mar 2015
7-11 Apr 2014
Oct 2014 thru Mar 2015
7-11 Jul 2014
Jan 2015 thru Mar 2015
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.
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