The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the JSPS RONPAKU PhD Scholarships 2023/2024 for African and Asian students. This scholarship is designed to provide financial support and research opportunities to promising researchers from Africa and Asia who wish to pursue doctoral studies in Japan.
To be eligible for the JSPS RONPAKU PhD Scholarships 2023/2024, applicants must:
- Be a citizen of an African or Asian country
- Have a Master’s degree or equivalent
- Be enrolled in a PhD program at a Japanese university
- Have a strong research proposal
- Be able to demonstrate the ability to conduct independent research
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The JSPS RONPAKU PhD Scholarships 2023/2024 will cover the following:
- Monthly stipend of JPY 180,000
- Round-trip airfare from the applicant’s home country to Japan
- Research allowance of up to JPY 500,000 per year
- Enrollment fee and tuition fee waiver
The application deadline for the JSPS RONPAKU PhD Scholarships 2023/2024 is April 15, 2024. Applicants can submit their applications online.
Applications will be assessed by a panel of experts based on the following criteria:
- Academic record
- Research proposal
- Letters of recommendation
- Personal statement
- Interview performance
Notification of Results
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications in June 2024.
Benefits of JSPS RONPAKU PhD Scholarships 2023/2024
The JSPS RONPAKU PhD Scholarships 2023/2024 offer a number of benefits, including:
- The opportunity to conduct research at a world-class university in Japan
- Access to a vibrant research community and mentorship from renowned scientists
- Exposure to a global network of researchers and industry partners
- Potential for career advancement and leadership opportunities in science and technology
The JSPS RONPAKU PhD Scholarships 2023/2024 are a valuable opportunity for outstanding African and Asian students to pursue their PhD studies in Japan. These scholarships provide students with the financial support and resources they need to conduct their research and make a significant contribution to their field of study.
- The JSPS RONPAKU PhD Scholarships 2023/2024 are renewable for up to three years
- Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as the competition for these scholarships is high.
- For more information about the JSPS RONPAKU PhD Scholarships 2023/2024, please visit the JSPS website.