SponsorMitacs & the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
For More Information
Please see the Mitacs website for more information including the application template.
Mitacs has partnered with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) to support student mobility between Canadian universities and Japanese universities and research institutes. The Mitacs-JSPS Internship provides opportunities for graduate students in Canada to pursue collaborative research in Japan, allowing them to advance their own research while promoting scientific progress in both Japan and Canada.
Graduate Students, Faculty (see Eligibility Guidelines). Students who have previously participated in a JSPS Fellowship Program are not eligible.
The Mitacs-JSPS Internship is competitive with limited awards available.
Maximum Project Value
JSPS will provide round-trip airfare, insurance, a maintenance allowance, and a research support allowance.
10 Weeks from June 14 to August 24, 2016
Travel to the destination prior to the approval of the award is not permitted and neither Mitacs nor JSPS is responsible for any costs incurred before the application is approved. Travel may not be initiated until Mitacs has received all documents, including the International Pre-departure Form, Mitacs Student Code of Conduct and Ethics Form, and the application has been approved.
If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.
How to Apply
Upon approval from the Office of Research Services, PI’s are to submit their final application (saved as PDF) to the sponsor at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject heading of your email please state “[student first and last names]_JSPS.”