Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Application and Selection Procedures

[1] Nomination

JSPS receives applications for this program only through the overseas nominating authorities listed below. Application procedures may vary somewhat by authority. If you are interested in applying for the program, please contact the nominating authority in your country about the detailed application procedures.
Country Nominating Authorities & Contact Address
* As for applications from Canadian researchers, they are recruited and screened by Mitacs Inc. Successful applications are sent to the Canadian Embassy in Japan, which compiles them and submits nominations to JSPS.

[2] Selection

JSPS asks the prospective host institutions whether they will officially accept the nominees; and upon confirmation, selects the successful applicants, and then notifies the nominating authorities of the results. Concurrently, JSPS sends a formal letter of invitation to each successful applicant through the designated nominating authorities.