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December 1 2021
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Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowships for Foreign Researchers


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.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
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  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Social Sciences, Humanities

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Contact Nicole Restrick Levit
Fellowships Manager; Associate Director
Tel: 718-517-3639 Address One Pierrepont Plaza, 15th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201