European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Japan Diabetes Society (JDS) Reciprocal Travel Research Fellowship Programme

Up to four Fellowships each of up to Euro 50,000 available

Deadline Date: 1 July 2017

The objective of the EFSD/JDS Reciprocal Travel Research Fellowship Programme is to encourage collaborative research in the field of diabetes. Applications for Fellowships to carry out a scientific project will be accepted from both applicants working in Japan to travel to Europe or its associated countries and also from applicants working in Europe or its associated countries to travel to Japan. The host institution must be a recognised research institution and applicants should have demonstrated their ability in the field of diabetes research.

Up to four Fellowships will be awarded, each in the sum of up to Euro 50,000 (fifty thousand). The money awarded will be paid into the account of the recipients’ home institution. The scientific project will be one to twelve months in length with some extra time allowed to complete a language course. The budget may include items such as: salaries, travel, sustenance and consumables. The recipients must start the fellowship within six months of notification.

Applications may be made by any scientist or clinician who is working in a postdoctoral position, with no age restriction. Each applicant will need to provide a letter of support from both the home and the host institution.

Download the application form

Please send your application as one single PDF email attachment by 12:00 CET on the deadline date, to the following address: