International students who have returned to their countries after having studied in Japan and who are currently active in education, academic research or public administration, are invited to a Japanese university to conduct joint research with relevant academics.
The Japan Student Services Organization provides the Follow-up Research Fellowship for former international students in Japan and researchers who have previously come to study in Japan from a developing country, region, etc. These fellowships are available to conduct short-term research of 60-90 consecutive days.
JASSO is an independent administrative institution affiliated with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). As a core and leading organization dealing with student services, JASSO comprehensively takes care of a wide range of programs to support students, including scholarships and activities that are arranged for current and prospective students, so that those who are from both Japan and overseas can have a comfortable and fruitful study life in Japan.
The aim of the fellowships is to give an opportunity to researchers to conduct short-term research with academic advisors at universities (except junior colleges) in Japan.
Type: Fellowship, Research
Eligible Candidates: Returnees from Japan with nationalities of developing countries and regions
To Be Taken At (Country): Japan
Eligibility: Under 45 years old. At least one year after returning from Japan.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award:
- Round-trip Air fare and
- Daily allowance (¥11,000/day) for the recipient and
- Remuneration for cooperation (up to ¥50,000) for the research advisor
Duration of Program: 60-90 consecutive days
How to Apply:
- Applications must be received by Thursday, November 30th, 2017. The deadline is just for JASSO. The deadline at your host university might be different. Please confirm the deadline for your host university.
- Submit both 5 printed copies of application forms（1 copy of Form1 original) and the digital file data. Please let you confirm “For University Use:Cautions When Submitting Files” by all means when you make it.
Award Providers: Japan Student Services Organization (JSSO)
Application Deadline: 30th November, 2017