Pre/Postdoctoral Short-Term Fellowship through the
US-Canada JSPS Alumni Association

The JSPS Washington Office is pleased to announce a specialized application pathway to the Pre/Postdoctoral Short-Term Fellowship.  This pathway is open to all AA members.  It aims to extend and expand the researchers' network developed between AA members and the researchers in Japan, increase the benefit of AA membership, and encourage more former fellows to join the AA. The period of this Fellowship can range from 1 to 12 (full) months.

An applicant must be a regular member of the US-Canada JSPS Alumni Association or be recommended by a regular member of the Alumni Association.  An applicant must be a regular member of the US-Canada JSPS Alumni Association or be recommended by a regular member of the Alumni Association using this Recommendation Letter.  Other restrictions apply to qualify as an applicant.  Please see the Application Guidelines for complete eligibility details and use this Application Form document (in Word format) following these instructions for the application form.  If you have any questions or need more information, please email was-short-termfellowship@overseas.jsps.go.jp or contact the JSPS Washington Office.

(Please click here to read the email dated 21 January 2021 announcing this fellowship opportunity.)

Fields of Research

All fields of the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences are included under this program.  Please note that JSPS does not support any research project related to military affairs.

Application and Review Schedule

Applications will be due by Friday March 19, 2021.  Review will follow by the AA’s review committee and then the JSPS Washington Office.