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Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

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Postdoctoral Fellowships for Foreign Researchers

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan (Standard)
Application through an Overseas Nominating Authority

List of Overseas Nominating Authorities / Application Guidelines / Application Form

JSPS also receives applications for the program through foreign nominating authorities listed below. For information on application procedure, please contact directly the nominating authority in your country.
Country Nominating Authorities
Australia Australian Academy of Science (AAS)
Austria Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD-GmbH)
Belgium Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS)
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Bulgaria Ministry of Education and Science (MES)
Canada Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
P. R. China Ministry of Science and Technology of China (MOST)
Czech Rep. The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (ASCR)
Denmark Universities Denmark (DU)
Estonia Estonian Research Council (ETAg)
Finland The Academy of Finland (AF)
France Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
Germany Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation (AvH)
Hungary Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS)
Italy Ministry of Education, University and Research(MIUR)
Netherlands Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
New Zealand The Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ)
Norway The Research Council of Norway (RCN)
Poland Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN)
Romania Ministry of National Education (MEN)
Slovakia Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS)
Slovenia Ministry of Education, Science and Sport (MIZS)
Sweden The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA)
Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems (VINNOVA)
Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF)
Switzerland Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
UK The Royal Society
The British Academy
Ukraine The National Science Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NAS)
USA National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
United Nation United Nations University (UNU)*
(*)UNU/Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU/IAS) administers the program on behalf of UNU.

FY2018 Application Guidelines and Application Form for Researchers Applying Through Nominating Authorities
These files are to be used by foreign researchers who wish to apply for a fellowship through one of JSPS’s nominating authority. (They can not be used by host researchers in Japan to apply for a fellowship.).
For information on application procedure, please contact directly the nominating authority in your country.

Application Guidelines Format1
(For nominating authorities)
Application Form
(For applicants)
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