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JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Foreign Researchers 2013-2014

  • 2013/05/10


The fellowship's purpose is to provide opportunities for young postdoctoral researchers from other countries to conduct, under the guidance of their hosts, cooperative research with leading research groups in universities and other Japanese institutions. The program allows such researchers to advance their own research while contributing to the progress of research in Japan and the counterpart countries.

Applications for this program are submitted by a host researcher in Japan who wishes to host a foreign postdoctoral fellow.

Candidate (Fellow) eligibility:
- Be a citizen of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan.
- Hold a doctorate degree when the Fellowship goes into effect, which must have been received on or after April 2, 2007, or be scheduled to receive a doctorate degree before the Fellowship goes into effect.
- Have arranged in advance a research plan with his/her Japanese host researcher.

Duration: 12 - 24 Months
Start: 2013/09/01 - 30
Application deadline for host institution: 2013/05/2 -10 (the time frames for applicants to submit their applications are normally earlier)

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