Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) have now opened a call for Short Term Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowships.

JSPS London Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers (Short Term)

Application Deadline: Monday, 1 June 2015

Fellowships must start between 1 November 2015 to 31 March 2016.

 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is the leading research funding agency in Japan, established by the Japanese Government for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science. The Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers (Short Term) provides the opportunity for researchers based outside of Japan to conduct collaborative research activities with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Research Institutions for visits of between 1 to 12 months. Eligible applicants need to be either within 2 years of finishing their PhD at the time of applying to start their fellowship in Japan or have obtained their PhD after 2 April 2009. Eligible research fields are not limited.

 Please visit the JSPS London website here for further information:

http://www.jsps.org/funding/2015/03/the-jsps-london-call-for-the-prepost-doctoral-fellowship-for-foreign-researchers-short-term.html

 Case studies including former JSPS Fellows who have taken part in this programme can be found here:

 http://www.jsps.org/case_studies/index.html

Publication date: 23 March 2015