Japan Short Term fellowships

JSPS London Short-Term Award 

Call for Applications with Fellowships to Start Between November 2010 to the end of March 2011

Closing Date: 17:30, Tuesday 1 June, 2010

We would like to inform you of our second call for applications for the JSPS Short-Term Award Programme for fiscal year 2010.  JSPS is the leading research funding agency in Japan, established by the Japanese Government for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science. JSPS plays a key role in the administration of various scientific and academic programmes, whilst expanding bilateral exchange between Japan and the United Kingdom.

The Short-Term Award provides the opportunity for pre and post doctoral UK researchers and European and North American researchers based in the UK to visit Japan for 1 to 12 months to undertake cooperative research with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Institutions.  The programme is designed to provide researchers with first-hand experience of the research and living environment in Japan.  Eligible research fields are not limited: computer, engineering, health, biological, life, natural and physical sciences, mathematics, humanities and social sciences etc. The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 1 June, 2010 and successful applicants are asked to start their fellowship between November 2010 to the end of March 2011.

Electronic versions of all the application materials are available on our website at:  http://www.jsps.org/funding/fellow_short.html  If possible we would like to ask you to advertise this award on your website and provide a link from there to the award information on the JSPS London website or similarly please forward this information to any eligible and interested parties. 

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact us at the JSPS London Office on 020-7255-4660 or by e-mail to: short-termaward@jsps.org.  We look forward to receiving applications from your institution.