SSRC/JSPS Fellowships for Recent PHDs and ABDs

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for ABDs and recent PhDs provides researchers in the humanities and social sciences with the opportunity to conduct extended research at leading universities and research institutions in Japan. Application Due: Dec. 1, 2008

*SSRC/JSPS FELLOWSHIPS FOR RECENT PHDs AND ABDs -- The application deadline for both short-term and long-term fellowships is December 1, 2008.

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for ABDs and recent PhDs provides promising and highly qualified researchers in the humanities and social sciences with the opportunity to conduct extended research at leading universities and research institutions in Japan. Fellowship terms are for single continuous stays from 1 to 12 months (short- term) or 12 to 24 months (long-term). Short-term fellowships must commence between April 1, 2009 and March 31, 2010, and long-term fellowships must commence between April 1, 2009 and November 30, 2009. Applicants for short-term fellowships must submit proof of a doctoral degree received no more than six years prior to April 2, 2009 or a letter from an advisor attesting to the fact that the applicant is within 2 years of completion of degree. Long-term fellowship applicants must submit a copy of a PhD diploma dated no more than six years prior to April 1, 2009. JSPS currently provides round-trip international airfare for fellows originating in the U.S.,insurance coverage for accidents and illness, a monthly stipend of 364,000 for PhDs (200,000 for ABDs), a settling-in allowance of 200,000, and eligibility for an additional 1,500,000 annually for research expenses for stays of 12 to 24 months. For eligibility requirements and to download the application form, please consult our website at http://fellowships.ssrc.org/japan/postdoc/

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