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Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences


JSPS Summer Programme 2020

Application Deadline: 15 January 2020, 23:59 GMT Fellowship to take place during fixed period: 9 June to 19 August 2020


The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Summer Programme provides the opportunity for current MPhil or PhD students to receive a one week orientation on Japanese culture and research systems on arrival and then move to a host institution in Japan of their choice and approved by JSPS, to conduct collaborative research activities for 2 months during the summer.


For the 2020 Programme, 23 fellowship places are available for UK nationals.


Value of award: Return international airfare, maintenance allowance (534,000, JPY), research support allowance (158,500 JPY) and overseas travel and accident insurance policy are provided.


Eligibility: Applicants must be a UK national and a current MPhil or PhD student based at a UK university or research institution at the time of application. Eligible research fields are not limited.


Applications should be sent to the British Council Tokyo. A link to application guidelines and form are available on the JSPS London website here:


Also reports written by former UK JSPS Summer Programme Fellows about their experiences of this programme can be found on the JSPS London website at the following link:


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