The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) has been carrying out the RONPAKU (Dissertation PhD) Program since 1978. The aim of this program is to provide tutorial and financial support for promising researchers in countries of Asia and Africa or other specified countries who wish to obtain a PhD degree from a Japanese university through the submission of a dissertation without matriculating a doctoral course.
Eligible Fields: All fields within the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences are included.
Fellowship Tenure: Maximum of 3 years from 1 April 2020
Application Deadline: 19-23 August 2019
Link: JSPS RONPAKU (DISSERTATION PhD) PROGRAM 2020