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Accepting Visiting Research Fellows under the Agreement between China Scholarship Council (CSC) for 2022

YNU will accept researchers from China as Visiting Research Fellows under "CSC-YNU Joint Scholarship Program" which has been agreed to implement between China Scholarship Council (CSC).
For those who wish to be accepted as researchers at YNU under this program in 2022, please follow the direction below.

(1) Entry Criteria
1. Candidates should be citizens of the People’s Republic of China at the time of application and must not be
currently working or studying abroad.
2. Candidates for visiting fellows are required to have a doctoral degree and to have research achievements
equivalent to YNU professors, associate professors or lecturers.
3. Candidates for postdoctoral fellows are required to have their doctoral degrees within the last 3 years at the
time of application.

(2) Duration of Acceptance
Duration for each visiting fellows will be from 3-12 months and duration for each postdoctoral fellows will be from 6-24 months. In either case, researchers must arrive at Japan by the end of December 2022.
(In case the researcher finds difficult to arrive Japan as mentioned above related to COVID-19, the arrival can be extended until the end of Dec. 2023 with a prior permission from CSC. In case the duration of acceptance needs to be changed, researchers are advised to discuss with the supervisor in advance.)

(3) Number of Acceptance
5 researchers.

(4)Funding from CSC
Researchers will be provided 170,000JPY per month for living stipend and a return international airfare to Japan by the most economical route.

(5) Application and Selection Procedure
Candidates should firstly find a supervisor at YNU. Please see the YNU Researcher Database新しいウィンドウが開きます and contact directly to the researcher who you wish to be accepted. Please mention that you wish to be accepted as visiting research fellow under "CSC-YNU Joint Scholarship Program", and discuss the research theme, research duration and other necessary conditions with your supervisor. In addition, please follow any other directions requested by the supervisor.
Selection procedure will be carried out by the College, Faculty, Organization, Center or Institute (hereafter "Collage etc.") which the supervisor belongs. When permission of acceptance is approved by the College etc., a letter of conditional acceptance will be issued to the candidate and will become the finalist candidate to be nominated to CSC from YNU.
After the nomination, the finalist candidate should apply via CSC Website for the scholarship by themselves. Please note that the finalist candidate should select "CSC- YNU Joint Scholarship Program" for application.

(6) Deadline of Procedure
Candidates must receive approval from the College etc. of YNU no later than Mar. 10th (Thu) 2022. Date of screening will be different depending on each College etc. so candidates are recommended to confirm the deadline of application to the supervisor.

(7) Letter of Acceptance
When the candidate pass the selection procedure by CSC, please send the copy or the Letter of Acceptance issued by CSC to the supervisor at YNU.

(8) Contact
International Office: kokusai.kikaku()ynu.ac.jp *insert @ in ().

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