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(Now recruiting) The Second Marie Sklodowska Curie Award

The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) is now accepting applications for the 2nd Maria Skłodowska Curie Award for Young Female Researchers. This award recognizes the efforts of young female researchers who are expected to be active internationally, and is open to graduate students (doctoral course). Interested course students are encouraged to apply.

【Application Guideline】
●Application Deadline: Noon, Monday, December 12, 2022 (Japan Time)
●Eligibility
 ・Early career female researchers who have obtained a PhD within the last five* years including postdoc (as of April 1, 2023), PhD students, and those who are equivalent to them. * Periods away from research due to life events, such as maternity leave, are excluded from this total.
・Any research discipline related to science and technology.
・Holding Japanese citizenship. Place of residence is not required.
●Awards
・Grand Prize (for one person) : 1M yen, Travel expenses (transportation and accommodation) to visit research institutes in Poland (Autumn of 2023).
・Inspiration Prize (for two people): 500K yen (each)
●URL for details: https://www.jst.go.jp/diversity/en/OurEfforts/mscaward/index.html
●Contact: Japan Science and Technology Agency(JST), Office for Diversity and Inclusiveness
E-mail:diversity@jst.go.jp