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Fellowship opportunities for young researchers

Key dates

Application deadline: Thursday 15 January 2015

Dates of programme: Tuesday 9 June to Wednesday 19 August 2015


The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Summer Programme provides the opportunity for young researchers to receive an orientation on Japanese culture and research systems and to conduct collaborative research activities with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and research institutions over a period of two months during the summer.

Awards include: 

  • return international airfare
  • maintenance allowance
  • domestic research trip allowance
  • overseas travel and accident insurance policy.


Applicants must have British nationality and be a current PhD or MPhil student at a British university at the point of April 2015.  

How to apply

For the application guidelines and form, please follow the link below. 


For further information and to submit completed application forms, please email:

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