The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) would like to raise awareness of the first of two calls in FY2018 for their Short Term Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowships, which is now open:
Application Deadline: Friday, 1st December 2017
Fellowships must start between 1st May 2018 to 31st March 2019.
Case studies from former JSPS Fellows who have taken part in this programme can be found here: http://www.jsps.org/case_studies/index.html
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is the leading research funding agency in Japan, established by the Japanese Government for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science. Their Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers (Short Term) provides the opportunity for researchers based outside of Japan to conduct collaborative research activities with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Research Institutions for visits of between 1 to 12 months. Eligible applicants need to be either within 2 years of finishing their PhD at the time of applying to start their fellowship in Japan or have obtained their PhD after 2nd April 2012. Eligible research fields are not limited.
If you are considing appliying for this call, BU staff should contact Emily Cieciura Research Facilitator: EU & International.
Please also see the details of the forthcoming JSPS visit to Bournemouth University.