Australian Academy of Science

Published in the Research School of Physics Event Horizon
Vol43 Issue94 5–9 November 2018

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science fellowships call for applications open

The Academy invites applications from Australian researchers for the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowships 2019. Deadline for applications is 5pm (AEDT) Wednesday 21 November 2018.

The JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Foreign Researchers provides opportunities for Australian postdoctoral researchers to conduct, under the guidance of their Japanese hosts, cooperative research with leading research groups in universities and other Japanese institutions. The program aims to help researchers advance their own research while contributing to the advancement of research in Japan and Australia.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified researchers in any field of natural sciences (including technology, engineering and medicine), the humanities and social sciences.

Fellowships are awarded for a period of 12 to 24 months and include:

  • a round-trip air ticket (based on JSPS regulations)
  • a monthly maintenance allowance of ¥362,000
  • a settling-in allowance of ¥200,000 for eligible recipients
  • overseas travel accident and sickness insurance coverage.

Application deadline is 5pm (AEDT) Wednesday 21 November 2018.


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