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Dr. Áurea Christine Tanaka
JSPS Science Advisor Assistant
Email  aurea@jspsbr.org

JSPS Sao Paulo Portuguse

Funding Opportunities

Fellowships Programs for Brazilian Researchers

JSPS Fellowships for Overseas Researchers
JSPS Headquarters offers several fellowship programs to provide opportunities for overseas researchers who have an excellent record of research achievements to conduct collaborative research, discussions, and opinion exchanges with researchers in Japan. Brazilian researchers are eligible for the following programs;

Postdocs
JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Overseas Researchers (Standard/Pathway to University Position in Japan)
  Standard Pathway to University Position in Jap
Outline The purpose of this program is to provide opportunities for young postdoctoral researchers from overseas to conduct, under the guidance of their hosts, cooperative research with leading research groups in Japanese universities and other institutions. The purpose of this program is to promote the employment of overseas researchers in full-time position at Japanese universities and research institutions. It offers the institutions a  funded means of inviting postdoctoral researchers from other countries to do pre-employment research in their institutions.
Duration 12 to 24 months 12 to 24 months
Eligibility ●Be a citizen of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan (JSPS treats Taiwanese and Palestinian researchers in this manner).
●Hold a doctorate degree when the Fellowship goes into effect, which must have been received within the past 6 years, or be scheduled to receive a doctorate degree before the Fellowship goes into effect.
● Be a citizen of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan (JSPS treats Taiwanese and Palestinian researchers in this manner).
●Hold a doctorate degree when the Fellowship goes into effect, which must have been received within the past 10 years, or be scheduled to receive a doctorate degree before the Fellowship goes into effect.
●Hold a position as an associate professor or equivalent
●Have a desire to continue engaging in research and education at the host institution in a full-time employment capacity.
Terms of Award ●Round-trip air ticket (payment in kind) ●Overseas travel insurance
●Monthly maintenance allowance of ¥362,000*
●Settling-in allowance of ¥200,000
●"Grant-In-Aid for JSPS Fellows" (Tokubetsu Kenkyuin Shorei-hi) of up to ¥1,500,000 per year (total of ¥3,000,000 for two years)
●Air ticket (payment in kind)
●Overseas travel insurance
●Monthly maintenance allowance of ¥387,600*
●Settling-in allowance of ¥200,000
●"Grant-In-Aid for JSPS Fellows" (Tokubetsu Kenkyuin Shorei-hi) of up to ¥1,500,000 per year (total of ¥3,000,000 for two years)
Way to Apply By a host researcher in Japan By a head of a university or a research institution in Japan

For detailed information, please visit here.

Mid-career to Professor Level
JSPS Invitation Fellowship Program for Research in Japan (Long-term)
Long-term
Outline This program allows researchers employed at designated Japanese research institutions to invite fellow researchers from other countries to Japan to participate in cooperative activities at their research institutions.
Duration 2 to 10 months
Eligibility ●Be a citizen of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan (JSPS treats Taiwanese and Palestinian researchers in this manner).
●As a rule, researchers who hold a full-time position in an overseas research institution.
●Researchers in a position equivalent to a university professor, associate professor or university research position. Other researchers who received their doctorate degree prior to 6 years or more and are continuing to do research in a university or non-profit research institution may be eligible.
Terms of Award ●Round-trip air ticket (payment in kind)
●Overseas travel insurance
●Monthly maintenance allowance of ¥369,000 
●Domestic research trip allowance of ¥100,000
●Research allowance of ¥40,000
●Host's cooperation allowance of ¥50,000
Way to Apply By a host researcher in Japan

For detailed information, please visit here.

Mid-career to Professor Level
JSPS Invitation Fellowship Program for Research in Japan (Short-term)
  Short-term
Outline This program allows researchers employed at designated Japanese research institutions to invite fellow researchers from other countries to Japan for short periods of time to participate in discussions, attend seminars, give lectures, or conduct similar activities at their institutions.
Duration 14 to 60 days
Eligibility ●Be a citizen of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan (JSPS treats Taiwanese and Palestinian researchers in this manner).
●As a rule, researchers who hold a full-time position in an overseas research institution.
●Researchers in a position equivalent to a university professor or associate professor.
Terms of Award ●Round-trip air ticket (payment in kind)
●Overseas travel insurance
●Daily maintenance allowance of ¥18,000
●Domestic research trip allowance of ¥150,000
●Host's cooperation allowance of ¥50,000
Way to Apply By a host researcher in Japan

For detailed information, please visit here.

Nobel Prize Level
JSPS Invitation Fellowship Program for Research in Japan (Short-term S)
  Short-term S
Outline Under this program, overseas researchers who have eminent records of research achievements and awards on a Nobel Prize level and who are actively leaders in their fields are invited to Japan to give lectures, guide research, and conduct other activities.
Duration 7 to 30 days
Eligibility ●Be a citizen of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan (JSPS treats Taiwanese and Palestinian researchers in this manner).
●Researchers who are Nobel laureates or recipients of similarly high-level international prizes with exceptionally outstanding records of research achievements and who currently occupy a leading position in their subject field.
Terms of Award ●Business class round-trip air ticket (payment in kind)
●Overseas travel insurance
●Daily maintenance allowance of ¥42,000
●Domestic research trip allowance of ¥150,000
●Host's cooperation allowance of ¥50,000
Way to Apply By a host researcher in Japan

For detailed information, please visit here.

Supporting Brazil-Japan Research Collaborations and Seminars

FAPESP-JSPS Joint Research Workshop
Based on agreements with overseas partner research organizations, JSPS and the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) will carry out joint workshops to foster collaboration between young researchers in Japan and in Brazil in all the scientific disciplines including humanities and social science.

For detailed information, please visit here.

*Information on the Latest Call (FAPESP Website)

Open Partnership Joint Research Projects/Seminars
JSPS provides all researchers around the world with an opportunity to conduct bilateral joint research projects or seminars with funded Japanese colleagues.

For detailed information, please visit here.