Invitation to Japan Epilepsy Society Scholarship 2017

With the objective to train young researchers in the Asian Oceanian Region, the Japan Epilepsy Society (JES) has decided to subsidize part of the research expenses during the scholar’s study in Japan.

JESscholarship Acceptable facilities

施設名 旭川医科大学脳神経外科
英文施設名 Asahikawa Medical University, Neurosurgery
担当医師email kamady-kumin.ac.jp
施設名 東北大学大学院医学系研究科障害科学専攻てんかん学分野
英文施設名 Department of Epileptology, Tohoku University School of Medicine
担当医師email nkstmed.tohoku.ac.jp
施設名 国立精神・神経医療研究センター病院てんかんセンター
英文施設名 Epilepsy Center, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry
担当医師email otsukitncnp.go.jp
施設名 国立病院機構 静岡てんかん・神経医療センター
英文施設名 National Epilepsy Center,
Shizuoka Institute of Epilepsy and Neurological Disorders
担当医師email sienshizuokamind.org
施設名 京都大学大学院医学研究科 てんかん・運動異常生理学講座
英文施設名 Department of Epilepsy, Movement Disorders and Physiology
Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
担当医師email pilepsykuhp.kyoto-u.ac.jp
施設名 大阪市立大学脳神経外科
英文施設名 Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine
担当医師email udamed.osaka-cu.ac.jp
施設名 福岡大学医学部小児科
英文施設名 Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Fukuoka University
担当医師email hirosefukuoka-u.ac.jp


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Conditions for application

The applicant should fulfill the following conditions:

1.  A medical doctor

2.  Scheduled to engage in research for at least 6 months in a Japanese institute during 2018

3.  Below 35 years of age (

4.  At the time of application, the applicant should have already found a research institute in Japan which is willing to accept him/her for training (the receiving institute), and should have decided the study period. The potential supervisor at the receiving institute (the recommending person), who should be a member of JES, should be willing to recommend the applicant, apply on his/her behalf, and be the contact person during the selection process and study period.



The scholar should present the research results at the Annual Conference of JES either during the study period or within one year after the study period.  

The scholar should submit a JES award report either during the study period or within one year after the study period. As the content, a brief document including general impression and the scientific summary or abstract is appropriate, and an original article is not necessarily needed. It will appear in the JES English journal “Epilepsy and Seizure”( https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/browse/eands/).


Application procedures and scholarship contents

Application procedures and scholarship contents

1.  The scholarship is scheduled to be award to two scholars for 2018

directly to JES). The recommending person at the receiving institute then submits a recommendation letter and the applicant’s curriculum vitae to the secretariat of JES (E-mail: このメールアドレスは、スパムロボットから保護されています。アドレスを確認するにはJavaScriptを有効にしてください ).

3.  The recommending person will be the contact person during the selection process and study period.

4.  For each scholar, the scholarship will be \500,000 (Japanese Yen) including research and living expenses. Another \100,000 will be paid for one-way travel to Japan. Receipt of other research funds is permitted.

5.  The research expense and travel expense will be paid by the Japan Epilepsy Society to the recommending person.

6.  The deadline of application is July 31, 2017.


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