CONTACT

Overseas Fellowship Div. International Program Dept.
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, JAPAN

Standard
TEL+81-3-3263-3444, 3761, 3692
E-mailpostdoc-standardjsps.go.jp

Short-term
TEL+81-3-3263-3769, 3783
E-mailpostdoc-shortjsps.go.jp

Pathway to University Positions in Japan
TEL+81-3-3263-3769, 3783, 3444
E-mailpostdoc-pathwayjsps.go.jp

Postdoctoral Fellowships for Foreign Researchers

The JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers PROGRAM GUIDELINES (FY2005)
This program guideline is for FY2005 JSPS foreign researchers and host researchers providing research conditions, regulations and administrative procedures.


  1. BASIC STIPULATIONS(PDF)
    1. Provisions
    2. Aim of the Fellowship
    3. Financial Support and Host’s Role
    4. Maintain Original of Award Letter and Certificate of Financial Support
    5. ID Number
    6. Term of the Fellowship
    7. Points Regarding the Start of Your Fellowship
    8. Obligations
    9. Withdrawal of the Fellowship and Stoppage of Allowances
    10. Communication between Fellow and Host
    11. Release of Information on Fellows
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  3. PROCEDURAL PROVISIONS(PDF)
    1. Pre-departure Procedures
      1. Receive Award Letter and Related Documents
      2. Acceptance of Fellowship
      3. Change of Fellowship Starting Date and Notification
      4. Obtaining a Visa
      5. Applying for Air Tickets
      6. Plan of Fellowship Commencement and Receipt of Initial Allowances
      7. Submission of PhD Certificate
      8. Applying for Research Grant
    2. Post-arrival Procedures
      1. Notice of Fellowship Commencement
      2. Receiving Initial Allowances
      3. Alien Registration
      4. National Health Insurance
      5. Notice of Bank Account
      6. Visa Extension
      7. Interim Research Report
    3. Pre-/post-departure Procedures
      1. Applying for Air Tickets
      2. Notice of Fellowship Expiration (including tenure shortening)
      3. Research Report
      4. Application for Certificate
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  5. FINANCIAL PROVISIONS(PDF)
    1. Nature of Financial Support
    2. International Transportation
    3. Maintenance Allowance
    4. Settling-in Allowance
    5. Domestic Research Travel Allowance
    6. Insurance
    7. Reimbursement
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  7. CHANGE of FELLOWSHIP TENURE and WITHDRAWAL(PDF)
    1. Shortening the Fellowship
    2. Extension of the Fellowship
    3. Temporary Absence from Japan and Re-Entry into Japan
    4. Changing Host Researcher or Host Institute
    5. Withdrawal from Fellowship
    6. Continuous Stay in Japan After Expiration
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  9. RESEARCH GRANT(PDF)
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  11. JAPANESE LANGUAGE TRAINING(PDF)