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 PhD from a university outside Japan within the last six years or be a PhD 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.
a graduate student or a postgraduate student
Must not be attending high school currently
Must study full-time
Restricted to students studying