Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science - Invitation Fellowship Program for Research in Japan (Short Term)

The JSPS Invitation Fellowship for Research in Japan (Short Term) is offered to promote international scientific cooperation and exchange. It allows researchers employed at designated Japanese research institutions and laboratories to invite fellow researchers from other countries to Japan for short periods of time to participate in discussions, attend seminars, give lectures, or perform similar duties at their institutions. Applications for this program must be submitted to JSPS by a host researcher in Japan through the head of his/her university or institution.
All fields of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences are included under this program.
Fellows must conduct their research at the host’s affiliated institution. Fellowships are awarded for a period of 14 to 60 days. Fellows will be provided with a round-trip air ticket; daily maintenance allowance of ¥18,000; domestic research travel allowance of ¥150,000 Overseas travel accident and sickness insurance coverage.

Due May 12, 2009

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