MITACS – Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

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Memorial Deadline: Tuesday 1st, February 2022

External Deadline: Friday 4th, February 2022


Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) (Japan – travel from Canada)

  • Deadline: February 4, 2022, at 5 p.m. PT
  • Level: Full-time master’s and PhD students, postdoctoral fellows
  • Themes: All disciplines
  • Other requirements: Interns must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada
  • Eligible institutions: complete list here: Japanese national, public or private universities, Inter-University Research Institute Corporation, National Laboratories, Prefectural Research Institutes, Independent Administrative Institutions, Non-Profit Organizations, Corporations etc.
  • Co-funding: No financial contribution is required from the Canadian university
  • Award amount: JSPS arranges round-trip airfare and insurance. Mitacs and JSPS provide an allowance for the student or postdoctoral fellow (equivalent to 534,000 yen in total). Host supervisors are eligible for a research support allowance.
  • Duration: 9 weeks
  • Internship dates: Projects must take place during the period set by the JSPS. The dates for the 2022 program are June 9 – August 11, 2022. More details can be found here. Note that dates are tentative and may be subject to change.
  • Application process and submission: instructions here. Submission to Mitacs through the local Mitacs Business Development representative

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This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: January 30, 2023