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21 Dec 2017 FY2018 JSPS London BRIDGE Fellowship Call for Applications


Closing date: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Visit start period: Between July 2018 to the end of March 2019

Application Guidelines and Form


JSPS Summer Programme 2018
Application Deadline: Monday 15th January 2018
Fellowship to take place during fixed period: 12 June to 22 August 2018

Applications should be sent to the British Council Tokyo. Application guidelines and form are available on their website here:

For any Enquiries please e-mail:

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06 Sep 2017 FY2018 Call for the JSPS London Symposium and Seminar Scheme

Closing date: Wednesday 8th November, 2017

Time frame for holding events: between June 2018 to the end of February 2019

Application Guidelines and Form

20 Jul 2017 FY2018 EPSRC UK-Japan Call in Coordination with the JSPS Core to Core Programme

The EPSRC are seeking expressions of interest by Monday 14th August 2017, for participation of UK groups in the JSPS Core-to-Core Scheme in the area of advanced functional materials. 

The EPSRC will contribute up to £2M for the call as matching funding to that provided by JSPS, funding approximately two collaborations depending on success in the peer review process that will be managed by JSPS. Funds should be used over a 5 year period starting from April 2018 for joint research projects, seminars and researcher exchanges with the aim to create world-class research hubs centred around the UK, Japan and at least one other country.

For more information please go to:

19 Jul 2017 FY2018 Bilateral Joint Research Projects/ Seminars

Applications to JSPS Tokyo 

Type A: Bilateral Joint Projects with JSPS’s Counterpart Institutions
This is a scheme based on the agreement with the Royal Society.

Duration of Project: 2 years

*Starting date on 1 April 2018 for Japanese side.

Staring date up to and including 31 March 2018 for UK side.  

Application Period: 

JSPS: Wednesday 23rd August to Wednesday 6th September, 2017

* Please note that applicants’ affiliated institutions may set earlier deadlines. Under no circumstances will JSPS accept applications submitted after this period.

Type B: Open Partnership Joint Projects/Seminars

Duration of Project: 

Joint Projects – up to 2 years 

*Start date must be during the period of 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

Joint Seminars – up to 1 week
* Seminars must be held during the period of 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

For more detailed information

FY2018 Call for JSPS Core-to-Core Projects


Applications to JSPS Tokyo 
Duration of Project: April 2018 - March 2023 (Max. 5 years)
Application Period: Wed 6 September 2017 - Wed 4 October 2017

Application Procedure

FY2018 Call for JSPS Invitation Fellowships

There are 3 types of JSPS Invitation Fellowships for mid career to senior level researchers to do collaborative research in Japan:

Long term: for a 2 to 10 month visit

Short Term: for a 2 week to 2 month visit

Short Term (s): for a 1 week to 1 month visit 

Fellowship Start Period: between 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

Application Deadline: 1 September 2017

*Please send applications to JSPS Tokyo via a host institution. Please be aware the internal deadline set by the host institution to collect applications to forward to JSPS Tokyo will be earlier.

Application Guidelines and Form

02 Apr 2017 JSPS London Call for the Short Term Pre/Post-doctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers (final call of FY2017)

Applications to JSPS London

Fellowship Start Period: 1st November 2017 to 31st March 2018

Closing Date: Thursday 1st June 2017

Application Guidelines and Form

18 Jan 2017 2017 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship (Long Term)

2017 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship (Long Term) 

For a 12 to 24 month research visit to Japan.

Eligibilty is limited to the natural sciences and UK and EU citizens.

Fellowships should start between 1 September to 30 November 2017.

Applications should be sent to the Royal Society

Deadline: Tuesday 7th March 2017

05 Jan 2017 Application Guidelines for the JSPS London JBUK Japan Award 2017

Closing date: Monday 20th March 2017

Visit Period: Between June 2017 to the end of February 2018

Application Guidelines and Form