The scheme provides funding for early career postdoctoral researchers to conduct cooperative research in Japan, with leading research groups in Japanese universities and other institutions, under the guidance of a Japanese host.
The British Academy is an overseas nominating authority for this scheme, which is funded entirely by the JSPS. In this capacity, the British Academy nominates a designated number of candidates each year.
The aim of the programme is to help early career researchers advance their own research while contributing to the progress of research both in Japan and abroad.
Candidates from all fields of the humanities and social sciences are eligible to apply.
Awards are for a period of between 12 months minimum to 24 months maximum. JSPS provides the following support:
Applications must be submitted online using the British Academy’s grants application system, Flexi-Grant.
Application, reference/Head of Department statement and current UK institution application approval deadline: Wednesday 13 December 2023 (17:00 UK time).
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