Fellows Plaza

Fellows Plaza

Supports JSPS Fellows and offers information on both living and doing research in Japan.



These grants cover a full range of creative and pioneering research from basic to applied fields across the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.

KAKENHI Database

KAKENHI Database
Contains project-selection documents and the research report summaries.

JSPS Centers

Research Center for Science Systems

Oversees application screening and project assessment, provides recommendations and advice, and conducts survey and studies.

Center for Global Science Information

Collects, compiles and analyzes information on JSPS programs and worldwide S&T activities.

JSPS Overseas Offices

Ten liaison offices in nine countries.

JSPS Fellowship Programs

Fellowships for Overseas ResearchersEncourage highly qualified researchers from the world to come to and conduct scientific collaboration in Japan.

Science Dialogue Program

JSPS fellows give lectures on their research work at Japanese high schools.

Global Research Council
Nobel Prize

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Funding Opportunities

For short/long-term visits to do research in Japan Postdoctoral Fellowships for Overseas Researchers
Invitation Fellowships for Research in Japan
JSPS RONPAKU (Dissertation Ph.D.) Program
For conducting joint research, seminars, other exchanges with Japanese researchers and/or universities Bilateral Programs
International Joint Research Program
Core-to-Core Program
A3 Foresight Program
Japanese-German Graduate Externship
For participating in international meetings and events by young researchers HOPE Meetings
FoS symposium
Academic Workshops and Seminars for Young Researchers
Fellowships for graduate students and post-graduate researchers in Japanese universities Research Fellowships for Young Researchers
Main system for funding research in Japan Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)


For operating researcher networks JSPS Fellows Plaza
JSPS Alumni Association
BRIDGE Fellowship Program
Japan-Affiliated Research Community Network (JARC-Net)
JSPS’s international networks Global Research Council (GRC)
Asian Heads of Research Councils (ASIAHORCs)
JSPS awards International Prize for Biology
JSPS Prize
JSPS Ikushi Prize

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JSPS Quarterly

JSPS Quarterly

JSPS Quarterly provides a wide segment of the academic community with information on various programs and events carried out by JSPS.

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JSPS Quarterly

Life in Japan for Foreign Researchers

"Life in Japan for Foreign Researchers" provides useful information on living in Japan for researchers.

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JSPS Quarterly

JSPS Brochure 2015-2016

JSPS brochure provides the overview of JSPS.

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YouTube JSPSvideo

Email bulletin "JSPS Monthly"

Email bulletin JSPS Monthly

Email bulletin "JSPS Monthly"
Japanese version only
Provides information about JSPS events, activities and grant applications.