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JSPS Research Fellowships
for Young Scientists

In view of the growing need to foster young researchers who will play an important role in future scientific research activities, JSPS provides a special program under which fellowships are granted to 1) young Japanese postdoctoral researchers who conduct research activities at Japanese universities or research institutions on a non-employment basis and to 2) graduate students who conduct research in Japanese university doctoral programs.


  Doctoral course students (DC) Postdocs
(PD,RPD)
Superlative Postdocts (SPD)
Tenure 2-3 years 3 years 3 years
Monthly stipend 200,000yen 362,000yen 446,000yen
Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research up to 1,500,000yen/year up to 1,500,000yen/year up to 3,000,000yen/year

Fellowship recipients may apply for a research grant of up to 1,500,000 yen per year. When necessary to advance their work, they may, for a stipulated period of time, conduct research at other research institutions including those overseas.


 
Number of Fellowships 2000-2010
 
 
 

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