05 Nov 2013 JSPS Summer Programme 2014 

JSPS Summer Programme 2014
Application Deadline: Wednesday 15th January 2014
Fellowship to take place during fixed period: 10 June to 20 August 2014

The JSPS Summer Programme provides the opportunity for current MPhil or PhD students to receive a one week orientation on Japanese culture and research systems on arrival and then move to a host institution in Japan of their choice and approved by JSPS, to conduct collaborative research activities for 2 months during the summer.

Value of award: Return international airfare, maintenance allowance (534,000, JPY), domestic research trip allowance (58,500 JPY), research-related expense allowance (100,000 JPY) and overseas travel and accident insurance policy are provided.

Eligibility: Applicants need to be a UK national and a current MPhil or PhD student based at a UK university or research institution. Eligible research fields are not limited.

Applications should be sent to the British Council Tokyo. Application guidelines and form are available on their website here: http://www.britishcouncil.jp/en/programmes/higher-education/support-researchers