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JSPS Fellowships for Research in Japan: Information Session for Stanford University Scholars

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January 30, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM



RSVP required by 5PM January 29.


Philippines Conference Room
Encina Hall, 3rd Floor
616 Serra Street, Stanford, CA 94305

JSPS Fellowships for Research in Japan: Information Session for Stanford University Scholars

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science offers fully funded fellowships to scholars with excellent records of research achievement for the purpose of conducting collaborative research, discussions, and opinion exchanges with counterparts in Japan. The fellowships are intended to help advance the research activities of the fellows while promoting science and internationalization in Japan. This information session is offered to Stanford Scholars interested in conducting collaborative research in Japan, in order to provide fellowship information and guidance. All fields of research are welcome.
12:00pm Fellowship Programs
  • Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • Invitational Fellowships
12:20pm Alumni Experience and Q&A
12:35pm Networking
Applicant Eligibility
Please note that not all eligibility requirements or exceptions are noted. Eligibility by program may vary.
For further information and details regarding eligibility prior to the information, please see the JSPS application guideline or visit the JSPS website
Questions regarding eligibility can be directed to the JSPS San Francisco Office at
  • Holds citizenship of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan

    •  Exception:  JSPS Postdoctoral Short-term Program (hold citizenship or permanent residency of US, Canada, EU, Switzerland, Norway or Russia)

  • Holds PhD by start of fellowship AND be within six years of receiving your PhD

    • Exception:  JSPS Postdoctoral Short-term Program (hold the status above OR be enrolled in a doctoral course AND be scheduled to receive a Ph.D. within 2 years)

  • Holds a full-time position at a research institution equivalent to professor, associate professor, or assistant professor

    • Exception:  Short-term S Program (be a Nobel laureate or equivalent)

    • Exception:  Non-faculty researchers who are conducting research at a university or non-profit institution (case-by-case)

    • Exception: Non-faculty researchers who've held a PhD for 6 years or more and are conducting research at a university or non-profit research institution

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