Overseas Fellowship Division, International Program Department,
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, JAPAN



Pathway to University Positions in Japan
TEL+81-3-3263-3444, 3810



Application guidelines

The application for the program should be submitted through the institution (Individual applications are not accepted). The institutions must submit the complete documents to JSPS by the end of the application period.

Please note that your institution may give you an early deadline to compile all application forms that will be submitted to JSPS (it could be more than a month before the deadline set by JSPS, depending on the procedure each institution takes).

FY2017 Application Guidelines and Forms

Recruitment Application periods
(for host institution)
Notification of selection results Fellowship periods and periods for arrival in Japan Number of fellowship award
1st August 29-September 2, 2016(by 5 p.m. (JST)) late December 2016 April 1,2017– September 30, 2017 125
2nd April 24-28, 2017(by 5 p.m.(JST)) middle of August 2017 September 1, 2017– November 30, 2017 125