Mitacs - Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Program

Mitacs is accepting applications for the Mitacs-Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Program, which supports researchers in Canada to undertake 10-week research projects in Japan in summer of 2019.  A summary is provided below.   

Objectives
To provide the opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in Canada to pursue collaborative research in Japan, allowing them to advance their own research while promoting scientific progress in both Japan and Canada

Value
•    Round-trip airfare, maintenance allowance (534,000 yen, less $3,000 CAD from Mitacs paid to the Canadian home university), as well as hotel room charges at Narita and Tokyo, and meals and accommodation charges in SOKENDAI.
•    Insurance during participant’s stay in Japan
•    A research support allowance for up to 158,500 yen for the host supervisor’s research related-expenses

Duration
10 weeks (from June 11 to August 21, 2019)

Deadlines
Submission to ORS – November 21, 2018
Submission to agency – December 5, 2018 by 5pm PT

For further information please visit the following web page: 
https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/globalink/mitacs-jsps-summer-program?utm_source=call&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GRAJSPSCall-Oct102018-CanadianContacts