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JSPS Information Session (with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)

Date & Time

Tuesday, 25 January 2022 - 11:00am to Tuesday, 25 January 2022 - 12:00pm
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Online via Zoom


Postdoctoral Fellows Office


Note: As of December 15, this session has been rescheduled from Wednesday, January 19 to Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Are you interested in research, collaboration and travel opportunities in Japan?

Hundreds of funding opportunities are available to all fields (social-science, humanities, STEM, multi-disciplinary) for research at all Japanese Universities and public research institutions.

  • Pre-PhD students (summer and short-term fellowships)
  • Postdocs (summer, short and long term fellowships)
  • Faculty fellowships at junior, mid-career and senior levels (short and long term)

If you want to know more, don’t miss this opportunity to learn about funding options directly from the alumni and staff of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)*.

*JSPS is the largest research-funding agency in Japan, under the auspices of the Japanese Ministry of Education.

International Fellowships for Research in Japan
Information Session with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)*

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Registration in this session is requested, and is now open. Those successfully registered will receive a confirmation email and Zoom link within a week of the workshop date.


If you have a disability, medical condition, or accessibility concern that may affect your full participation in the event, please email in advance of the event.


Due to the ongoing situation surrounding COVID-19, this session will be delivered online via Zoom. The following suggestions may help to improve the online experience:

  • Use headphones to reduce noise and avoid feedback between your mic and speaker.
  • Ensure that you are in a quiet location so that the audio does not get polluted with unwanted noise.
  • Keep your microphone on mute unless you are speaking during the session.
  • In case of technical problems, time for plugin downloads, etc., please attempt to log into the Zoom meeting 10-15 minutes before the start. You will be placed in the waiting room until the official start time.


Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
San Francisco Office
2001 Addison Street #260
Berkeley, CA  94706

TEL   510.665.1890
FAX   510.665.1891

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