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Research Fellowship for Young Scientists of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Research Fellowship for Young Scientists of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science is designed to nurture researchers who will lead the future of Japan by providing them with opportunities to devote themselves to outstanding young research and by offering research incentives.

Outline

Research Fellowship for Young Scientists of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science is designed to nurture researchers who will lead the future of Japan by providing them with opportunities to devote themselves to outstanding young research and by offering research incentives.
The RPD system was newly established in 2006 to support a smooth return to the research field after a break in research due to childbirth or childcare.

Information on Application Procedures

1. Application Guideline

Application guidelines and application forms are available on the JSPS website.
Please make sure to check the latest version before applying.

2. Application Office(Issuance of ID and Password)

Requests for the issuance of IDs and passwords for the electronic application system and inquiries regarding application procedures should be directed to the office of the department to which the “post-adoption host researcher” listed on the application form belongs.

  • Only applicants whose institution of research as a special researcher is Kyushu University are eligible to apply through Kyushu University.(In the case of DC1 application, if you are a student at Kyushu University or a former student of Kyushu University at the time of application, you can apply from Kyushu University.)
  • For details on how to submit the application documents, please ask at the contact office below.

3. Notes on Application

  • From the application for the fiscal year 2016, submission to the JSPS has been completely computerized.
  • When preparing application documents, please read carefully the Application Guidelines published by JSPS.
  • Please note that the deadline for applications at each department within the Kyushu University is set before the deadline stated in the JSPS application guidelines. For more information, please contact the each department above.

Support Program

Information on Post-Hire Procedures

1. Compliance and Procedures

Special Research Fellows are obligated to devote themselves to research, and there are rules and regulations that must be followed.
In addition, if necessary, please follow the procedures to change your status or to change your researcher.
For details, please refer to the JSPS website.

2. Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Research Fellows

JSPS Research Fellows are eligible to apply for the Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Research Fellows and will receive up to 1,500,000 yen (3,000,000 yen for SPD) each year after screening.
Please pay attention to the notice from the JSPS and Kyushu University.

Contact Information
  • Grant Support Section, Grant Support Office, Research and Industrial Collaboration Promotion Department

    • TEL +81-92-802-2327

    • FAX +81-92-802-2390

  • E-mail