Subsidies for former international students / sending of technical materials
The following is a list of assistance systems for JASSO scholarship students after they return home:
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science offers:
1. Follow-up Technical Publication Donation
In order to advance the research of former international students in Japan in their respective special areas and to further enhance the results of their study in Japan, the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) donates technical publications to these students after their return home.
These technical publications will be donated to those who, after their return home, will, or are engaged in administrative work, educational work, or research work or, except for those engaged in work in private sectors, are continuing their studies at a higher educational institute. Nationality and other factors limit the number of grantees.
Available publications are those already published which are considered relevant to a grantee’s special and technical field of study and are sold at ordinary bookstores. Any weekly/monthly/seasonal publications, organizational magazines, research bulletins, monographs or overseas editions will not be donated.
The duration of any donation is for one year. While the grantees are not charged for publications, the total costs should not exceed ¥10,000 annually (shipping costs not included).
Please click on Follow-up Technical Publication Donation for application information for this program as well as to contact the International Office.
International Office Tel. 027-220-7637
Important!! Follow-up Technical Publication Donation for application information for this program was abolished in March 2009.
2. Follow-up Research Guidance
The Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) supports the dispatch of research advisors to visit former international students, who are currently engaged in educational or research activities in universities or research institutes in their home country/region, for the purpose of providing research guidance, giving lectures in seminars/symposiums, etc. The objective of this program is to further polish the knowledge and research methods that the former international students acquired in Japan, to promote academic exchange between local and Japanese researchers, and to motivate local students to come to study in Japan.
For information about application and various requirements, click on Research Guidance to Former International Students by JASSOas well as to contact the International Office.
International Office Tel.027-220-7637
3. Follow-Up Research Fellowship
The Japan Student Services Organization (“JASSO”) provides the Follow-up Research Fellowship for Former International Students in Japan to researchers who have previously come to study in Japan from a developing country/region and are currently active in education, research, or government in their home country/region (“former international students”). The fellowship extends to those researchers an opportunity to conduct short-term research with academic advisors at universities in Japan.
For information about application and various requirements, click on Follow-up Research Fellowship as well as to contact the International Office.
International Office Tel.027-220-7637
4. JSPS RONPAKU Program
The aim of JSPS RONPAKU (Dissertation PhD) Program is to provide tutorial and financial support for promising researchers in Asia who wish to obtain their Ph.D. degrees from Japanese universities through the submission of a dissertation without matriculating a doctoral course.
For information about application and various requirements, click on JSPS RONPAKU Program as well as to contact the International Office.
International Office Tel.027-220-7636