Funding: SSRC/JSPS Fellowships for recent PhDs and ABDs


*Deadline January 15, 2019*

The JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for ABDs and recent PhDs provides promising and highly qualified researchers in the humanities and social sciences with the opportunity to conduct extended research at leading universities and research institutions in Japan. Fellowship terms are for single continuous stays from 1 to 12 months (short-term) or 12 to 24 months (long-term). Short-term fellowships must commence between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020 and long-term fellowships must commence between April 1, 2019 and November 30, 2019. Applicants for short-term fellowships must submit proof of a doctoral degree received no more than six years prior to April 2, 2019 or a letter from an advisor attesting to the fact that the applicant is within 2 years of completion of degree. Long-term fellowship applicants must submit a copy of a PhD diploma dated no more than six years prior to April 1, 2019.

The application deadline for both short-term and long-term fellowships is January 15, 2019.

For eligibility requirements and application instructions, please consult our website at

Social Science Research Council
Japan Program
One Pierrepont Plaza, 15th Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: 212-377-2700

About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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