|Duration of Program||12 to 24 months||14 to 60 days|
|Candidate Eligibility||(1) Nationality
Be a citizen of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan (JSPS treats Taiwanese and Palestinian researchers in this manner).
Note: Foreign researchers who have/will acquire a doctoral degree in France are also eligible to apply for this program through CNRS by fulfilling CNRS’s requirements.
(2) Employment Status
Be a full-time researchers or person with full-time researcher status at a university or research institution in a foreign country and have a position equivalent to a professor, associate professor or assistant professor in Japan (including positions such as professor emeritus).
|Terms of Award||(1) Airfare: A round-trip air ticket (economy- class, based on JSPS’s regulations)|
|(2) Maintenance Allowance :
¥387,600 per month
¥18,000 per day
|(3) Miscellaneous: A settling-in allowance of ¥200,000, overseas travel insurance, etc.|
|(4) Research support allowance: Up to ¥150,000 (Application is made by the host researcher through his/her institution.)|
- The amounts of the Award indicated above are subject to change for budgetary reasons.
- If the candidate resides in Japan before the fellowship starting date, the “airfare” for the flight to Japan and the “settling-in allowance” will not be paid.
The application should be submitted to JSPS Tokyo by your host researcher in Japan.
Note: Each Japanese institution has a different deadline (usually about one month prior to the one set by JSPS). Please make sure to confirm with your host researcher.
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