Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Steps to Applying for a JSPS RONPAKU (PhD dissertation) Fellowship

Step 1

Eligible researchers wishing to receive a RONPAKU fellowship must contact a prospective Japanese advisor and discuss applying for the program with him/her.

Step 2

After obtaining the prospective Japanese advisor's consent, RONPAKU candidates must fill out a Form 2.

Step 3

RONPAKU candidates are to have their home institution prepare a Form 3(Letter of Recommendation). After completing their Form 2, candidates are to submit the application package (Forms 2 and 3) to their prospective Japanese advisor.

Step 4

Japanese advisors are to submit a Form 1 via their university to JSPS together with the package of documents received from the RONPAKU candidate.

Applications submitted directly by candidates to JSPS will not be accepted.

How to Apply

How to Apply