JSPS Invitation Fellowships: Long Term, Short Term and Short Term S.
Application Period: 2 to 6 September 2013 to JSPS Tokyo via host in Japan.
Fellowships must be started between April 2014 to 31 March 2015.

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is the leading research funding agency in Japan, established by the Japanese Government for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science. The Invitation Fellowships provide the opportunity for researchers based outside of Japan to conduct collaborative research activities with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Research Institutions for single visits of between 7 days to 10 months. Eligible applicants need to be established researchers with an excellent record of research achievements. Eligible research fields are not limited. These fellowships can be awarded to the same researcher multiple times.

** Japanese nationals who have lived outside of Japan for at least 10 years and have been actively engaged in research there throughout this period are also eligible to apply **

Please visit this webpage for further information: http://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-inv/index.html