CONTACT

Overseas Fellowship Division,
International Program Department,
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, JAPAN
TEL+81-3-3263-2480
FAX+81-3-3263-1854
MAILinvitation@jsps.go.jp

Please submit a Research Report to the following address.
MAILff15@jsps.go.jp

Invitation Fellowship Programs for Research in Japan

PROCEDURE

Applications must be submitted to JSPS by the inviting researchers in Japan through the head of his/her institution. Overseas researchers wishing to participate in either of these programs are advised to establish contact with a Japanese or overseas resident researcher in their field and to ask him/her to submit an application. They should make this contact well in advance※ of the host institution’s application deadline indicated below.Application materials are distributed to the inviting institutions.
* roughly two months before.

Note:
JSPS does not find or introduce host researchers.
JSPS does not accept applications submitted directly by overseas researchers or through diplomatic channels.

FY2017 Application Guidelines and Forms

Recruitment
Program
Deadline
Notification of Results
First for FY2017
Long-term
Short-term
Short-term S
2 September,2016
By the end of January 2017
Second for FY2017
Short-term
Short-term S
28 April, 2017
By the end of August 2017

*Japanese fiscal year(FY) is from 1 April to 31 March of following year.

process
- contact made between candidate and applicant(host researcher)
- applicant(host researcher) submits application to institution’s head office
- office submits application to JSPS

Notification
Notification of selection results will be made to the applicants (host researchers). An award letter will be issued from JSPS to the successful candidates at the same time.
*JSPS does not respond to individual requests for selection information.

Notice:
The application through overseas authorities is not issued from FY 2017 onwards.