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JSBD Travel Fellowship and VISA

Japanese Society for Developmental Biology – Travel Fellowship Program

Application deadline: January 16 (Mon) January 23 (Mon), 2017(Japan time)
EligibilityUndergraduate and graduate students in the Asia-Pacific region who attend an eligible JSDB annual meeting
(APDBN Homepage http://apdbn.org/about/index.html)
Eligible meetings50th annual meeting (Tokyo; May 10- 13, 2017; joint meeting with APDBN)
# of fellowships2017: 5 fellowships
※Multiple applications may be submitted from the same laboratory (same PI), however, only a maximum of two applications may be approved.
Application requirements1. Must make a presentation (oral or poster)
2. Must attend all days of the meeting
Application materials1. Presentation summary (including title, name of presenter, and affiliation);presenter’s age, position, and publications over past 5 years. (All information should fit on an A4 sheet of paper)
                  Application form for the fellowship(by WORD file)
                  Application form for the fellowship(by PDF file)
2. Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s PI
Selection processBy a selection committee appointed by the meeting organizer
PaymentPayment to be made in cash (Japanese yen) at the meeting
Others1.Within one month after the meeting, successful applicant must submit a report (approximately one A4 page in length) and a picture of the participant taken at the meeting venue.
2.Submission deadlines and other details will be posted on the meeting website
Handling of personal informationThe personal information obtained as part of this funding activity will only be used in activities necessary for the completion of the activity, such as application, review, notification of results, and payment of awards. The Japanese Society of Developmental Biologists at present has fewer than 5,000 members, and as such is exempt from the provisions on organizations handling personal information under Japanese law. However, the JSDB will nonetheless handle such information in a manner that complies with the intent of the relevant laws and will only use personal information for the limited activities described herein, and will not provide personal information it collects to any third party. Some personal information collected will be registered in a database maintained under contract by a third party vendor, but such vendors shall also be requested to comply with all applicable laws and conventions.

Applications should be submitted to: Prefecture
JSDB Secretariat
2-2-3 Minatojima-minamimachi
Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0047, Japan

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Japanese Society for Developmental Biology - VISA

Application deadline: March 31 (Friday), 2017(Japan time)

If you need to apply for a visa to enter Japan, please make your flight arrangements as soon as possible, fill in the attached "Information sheet for visa," and send it to us by e-mail jsdb2017@jsdb.jp with a photocopy of your passport at your earliest convenience.

Information Sheet for VISA (by WORD file)
Information Sheet for VISA (by PDF file)

Please note that it is recommended that you send us the required document and information sooner, as the approval of visa may sometime require 1 month or longer.

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