JSPS SUMMER PROGRAMME 2019 FOR MPhil OR PhD CANDIDATES

Application Deadline: 15 January 2019, 23:59 GMT
Fellowship to take place during fixed period: 11 June to 21 August 2019

The JSPS Summer Programme provides the opportunity for current MPhil or PhD students to receive a one week orientation on Japanese culture and research systems on arrival and then move to a host institution in Japan of their choice and approved by JSPS, to conduct collaborative research activities for 2 months during the summer.

For the 2019 Programme, 18 fellowship places are available for UK nationals.

Value of award: Return international airfare, maintenance allowance (534,000, JPY), research support allowance (158,500 JPY) and overseas travel and accident insurance policy are provided.

Eligibility: Applicants must be a UK national and a current MPhil or PhD student based at a UK university or research institution at the time of application. Eligible research fields are not limited.

Applications should be sent to the British Council Tokyo. A link to application guidelines and form are available on the JSPS London website here:
http://www.jsps.org/upcoming/2018/11/jsps-summer-programme-2019-for-mphil-or-phd-students.html

Also reports written by former UK JSPS Summer Programme Fellows about their experiences of this programme can be found on the JSPS London website at the following link:
http://www.jsps.org/funding_case_studies/fellowsummerprogramme/

For any Enquiries please e-mail: science@britishcouncil.or.jp

Publication date: 20 December 2018