Funding Opportunities


Latest Calls Category: Fellowships

FY2021 JSPS London Call for the Short Term Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan (Final call for FY2021)

28 April 2021

Fellowships

This programme provides the opportunity for short-term visits for pre- and post-doctoral UK researchers and European, North American and Canadian researchers based in the UK and Ireland, for cooperative research with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Institutions. The programme is designed to provide researchers with first-hand experience of the research and living environment in Japan, whilst expanding academic exchange between Japan and the UK or Ireland. Researchers from any fields; Computer, Engineering, Health, Biological, Life, Natural and Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences etc. are eligible to apply. Awards will cover visits of 1 to 12 months.

Fellowship Start Period: 1st November 2021 – 31st March 2022

Closing Date: Monday 14th June, 2021

Completed applications should be sent to JSPS London using the following e mail address: short-termaward@jsps.org  Any applications received by post or after the closing date will not be accepted.

Please download and carefully read the following 9 documents before starting your application:

01 General Award Information for Applicants  

02 Guidelines for Completing your Application  

03 Abstract 

04 Subject Area Form for the Natural and Physical Sciences  

05 Subject Area Form for the Humanities and Social Sciences 

06 Application Form FY2021 

07 Application Checklist  

08 Notes for Referees 

09 Reference Form  






2021 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Call

15 January 2021

Fellowships

Application Deadline: 15:00, Wednesday 10th March 2021

Fellowships are expected to commence between 1 September 2021 – 30 November 2021.

*There may be an extension to this visit period depending on the state of the COVID pandemic at that time which could restrict international travel.

This fellowship provides the opportunity for researchers based outside of Japan to conduct collaborative research activities with leading research groups at Japanese universities and research institutions for visits of between 12 to 24 months.

Eligible applicants should be a UK resident and currently based at a UK university or research institution. The applicant needs to have finished their PhD at the time of applying to start their fellowship in Japan or have obtained their PhD on or after 2nd April 2015.

Eligible research fields must be within the remit of natural sciences, which includes but is not limited to biological research, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics.

Applications for this fellowship should be submitted to The Royal Society as our nominating authority. Please visit this web page for further information:

https://royalsociety.org/grants-schemes-awards/grants/jsps-postdoctoral






FY2021 JSPS London Call for the Short Term Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan (First call for FY2021)

25 November 2020

Fellowships

This programme provides the opportunity for short-term visits for pre- and post-doctoral UK researchers and European, North American and Canadian researchers based in the UK and Ireland, for cooperative research with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Institutions. The programme is designed to provide researchers with first-hand experience of the research and living environment in Japan, whilst expanding academic exchange between Japan and the UK or Ireland. Researchers from any fields; Computer, Engineering, Health, Biological, Life, Natural and Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences etc. are eligible to apply. Awards will cover visits of 1 to 12 months.

Fellowship Start Period: 1st August 2021 – 31st March 2022

Closing Date: Tuesday 26th January, 2021

Completed applications should be sent to JSPS London using the following e mail address: short-termaward@jsps.org  Any applications received by post or after the closing date will not be accepted.

Please download and carefully read the following 9 documents before starting your application:

01 General Award Information for Applicants  

02 Guidelines for Completing your Application  

03 Abstract 

04 Subject Area Form for the Natural and Physical Sciences  

05 Subject Area Form for the Humanities and Social Sciences 

06 Application Form FY2021 

07 Application Checklist  

08 Notes for Referees 

09 Reference Form  






FY2020 JSPS London Call for the Short Term Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan (Final call for FY2020)

04 April 2020

Fellowships

This programme provides the opportunity for short-term visits for pre- and post-doctoral UK researchers and European, North American and Canadian researchers based in the UK and the Republic of Ireland , for cooperative research with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Institutions. The programme is designed to provide researchers with first-hand experience of the research and living environment in Japan, whilst expanding academic exchange between Japan and the UK or Republic of Ireland. Researchers from any fields; Computer, Engineering, Health, Biological, Life, Natural and Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences etc. are eligible to apply. Awards will cover visits of 1 to 12 months.

Fellowship Start Period: 1st November 2020 – 31st March 2021

Closing Date: Monday 8th June, 2020

Completed applications should be sent to JSPS London using the following e mail address: short-termaward@jsps.org  Any applications received by post or after the closing date will not be accepted.

Please download and carefully read the following 9 documents before starting your application:

01 General Award Information for Applicants  

02 Guidelines for Completing your Application 

03 Abstract Form

04 Subject Area Form for Natural and Physical Sciences

05 Subject Area Form for Humanities and Social Sciences

06 Application Form FY2020 

07 Application Checklist  

08 Notes for Referees  

09 Reference Form 






FY2020 JSPS London Call for the Short Term Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan (First of two calls)

09 October 2019

Fellowships

This programme provides the opportunity for short-term visits for pre- and post-doctoral UK researchers and European, North American and Canadian researchers based in the UK and the Republic of Ireland , for cooperative research with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Institutions. The programme is designed to provide researchers with first-hand experience of the research and living environment in Japan, whilst expanding academic exchange between Japan and the UK or Republic of Ireland. Researchers from any fields; Computer, Engineering, Health, Biological, Life, Natural and Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences etc. are eligible to apply. Awards will cover visits of 1 to 12 months.

Fellowship Start Period: 1st May 2020 – 31st March 2021

Grants are awarded for a period: 1 to 12 months

Closing Date: Monday 2nd December, 2019

Completed applications should be sent to JSPS London using the following e mail address: short-termaward@jsps.org  Any applications received by post or after the closing date will not be accepted.

Please download and carefully read the following 9 documents before starting your application form:

01 General Award Information for Applicants

02 Guidelines for Completing your Application

03 Abstract Form

04 Subject Area Form for Natural and Physical Sciences

05 Subject Area Form for Humanities and Social Sciences

06 Application Form FY2020

07 Application Checklist

08 Notes for Referees

09 Reference Form






JSPS SUMMER PROGRAMME 2020 FOR MPhil OR PhD STUDENTS

07 October 2019

Fellowships

JSPS Summer Programme 2020
Application Deadline: 15 January 2020, 23:59 GMT
Fellowship to take place during fixed period: 9 June to 19 August 2020

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.

Eligibility: For the 2020 Programme, 23 fellowship places are available for UK nationals who are enrolled in PhD or M.Phil. programmes at a UK university at the time of application. Eligible research fields are not limited.

Value of award: Return international airfare, maintenance allowance (534,000, JPY), research support allowance (158,500 JPY) and overseas travel and accident insurance policy are provided.

Applications should be sent to the British Council Tokyo.

Application guidelines and form are available on their website here:

https://www.britishcouncil.jp/en/programmes/higher-education/support-researchers

For any Enquiries please e-mail: science@britishcouncil.or.jp

Also reports written by former UK JSPS Summer Programme Fellows about their experiences of this programme can be found on the JSPS London website at the following link:

https://www.jsps.org/funding_case_studies/fellowsummerprogramme/






FY2019 JSPS London Call for the Short Term Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan (Second call)

26 March 2019

Fellowships

This programme provides the opportunity for short-term visits for pre- and post-doctoral UK researchers and European, North American and Canadian researchers based in the UK, for cooperative research with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Institutions. The programme is designed to provide researchers with first-hand experience of the research and living environment in Japan, whilst expanding academic exchange between Japan and the UK. Researchers from any fields; Computer, Engineering, Health, Biological, Life, Natural and Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences etc. are eligible to apply. Awards will cover visits of 1 to 12 months.

Fellowship Start Period: 1st November 2019 – 31st March 2020

Grants are awarded for a period: 1 to 12 months

Closing Date: Monday 3rd June, 2019

Completed applications should be sent by e mail (short-termaward@jsps.org) to JSPS London. Any applications received by post and after the closing date will not be accepted.

Please download and carefully read the following 9 documents before starting your application form:

01 General Award Information for Applicants FY2019 2nd call 

02 Guidelines for Completing your Application FY2019 2nd call

03 Abstract_Form FY2019

04 Subject Area Form for Natural and Physical Sciences

05 Subject Area Form for Humanities and Social Sciences

06 Application Form FY2019

07 Application Checklist FY2019

08 Notes for Referees FY2019

09 Reference_Form_FY2019 (2nd Call)    *you can fill in 09 PDF Form directly.






2019 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship (Standard)

23 January 2019

Fellowships

2019 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship (Standard) 

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 2019.

Applications should be sent to the Royal Society

Deadline: 13 March 2019 (15:00 UK time)






JSPS SUMMER PROGRAMME 2019 FOR MPhil OR PhD STUDENTS

02 November 2018

Fellowships

JSPS Summer Programme 2019
Application Deadline: 15 January 2019, 23:59 GMT
Fellowship to take place during fixed period: 11 June to 21 August 2019

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.

Eligibility: For the 2019 Programme, 18 fellowship places are available for UK nationals who are enrolled in PhD or M.Phil. programmes at a UK university at the time of application. Eligible research fields are not limited.

Value of award: Return international airfare, maintenance allowance (534,000, JPY), research support allowance (158,500 JPY) and overseas travel and accident insurance policy are provided.

Applications should be sent to the British Council Tokyo.

Application guidelines and form are available on their website here:

https://www.britishcouncil.jp/en/programmes/higher-education/support-researchers

For any Enquiries please e-mail: science@britishcouncil.or.jp

Also reports written by former UK JSPS Summer Programme Fellows about their experiences of this programme can be found on the JSPS London website at the following link:

https://www.jsps.org/funding_case_studies/fellowsummerprogramme/






FY2019 JSPS London Call for the Short Term Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers (first call)

28 September 2018

Fellowships

This programme provides the opportunity for short-term visits for pre- and post-doctoral UK researchers and European, North American and Canadian researchers based in the UK, for cooperative research with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Institutions. The programme is designed to provide researchers with first-hand experience of the research and living environment in Japan, whilst expanding academic exchange between Japan and the UK. Researchers from any fields; Computer, Engineering, Health, Biological, Life, Natural and Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences etc. are eligible to apply. Awards will cover visits of 1 to 12 months.

Fellowship Start Period: 1st May 2019 – 31st March 2020

Grants are awarded for a period: 1 to 12 months

Closing Date: Monday 3rd December, 2018

This call has been closed.