Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowships for Foreign Researchers

Sponsor: Social Science Research Council, IDRF Program

award type
December 1st
application deadline
10 - 17
12 Awarded
Prior Year

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Fellowships provide short-term (1-12 months) and long-term (12-24 months) support for research at universities and other institutions in Japan. Applicants must have received a Ph.D from a university outside Japan within the last seven years or be a Ph.D candidate within two years of graduation (short-term fellowship only). Applicants who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents must have completed a graduate course at a U.S. university and for at least three continuous years conducted research in the U.S. after graduating. Financial support is provided in yen and varies according to the duration of project. JAPANESE NATIONALS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a graduate student
  • Must attend a university or a four-year college
  • Must study full-time
  • Must not be attending high school currently
  • Restricted to students studying Humanities or Social Sciences

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