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JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2024: Apply Now for Fully Funded Research Opportunity!

JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2024: Apply Now for Fully Funded Research Opportunity!

Are you a young scholar or policymaker passionate about sustainability? The JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2024 is your gateway to advanced research and training in Japan. This prestigious fellowship, jointly organized by the United Nations University (UNU) and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), is now open for applications.


Key Information:

  1. Eligibility:
    • Hold a doctoral degree or scheduled to receive one before the fellowship begins.
    • Completed the doctorate in the past six years (excluding maternity/paternity leave).
    • Citizens of countries with diplomatic relations with Japan are eligible to apply.
  2. Terms of the Award:
    • Round-trip air ticket.
    • Maintenance allowance of JPY 362,000 per month.
    • Settling-in allowance of JPY 200,000 and overseas travel insurance.
  3. Duration:
    • 24-month fellowship starting by November 30, 2024.
    • Fellows must reside in Japan continuously during the fellowship.
  4. Research Areas:
    • Governance for Sustainable Development (GSD)
    • Biodiversity & Society (BDS)
    • Water & Resource Management (WRM)
    • Innovation & Education (IVE)

Application Process:

  1. Deadline: March 10, 2024, 23:59 JST
  2. How to Apply:
    • Fill out the Application Form in English.
    • Secure a host researcher at a Japanese institution before applying.
    • Shortlisted candidates will undergo an online interview.

Nomination of Candidates:

  • UNU acts as the nominating authority based on research objectives, academic merit, and potential for successful research.
  • Successful candidates will submit an official application to JSPS through UNU-IAS.

Embark on a journey of cutting-edge research in Japan with the JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme. This fully-funded opportunity is not just a fellowship; it’s a chance to contribute to sustainability research and collaborate with top minds. Apply before the deadline—March 10, 2024!

For detailed information and the application form, visit JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2024. Don’t miss this fully funded research opportunity!