The 83rd Annual Meeting of JSS - Call for Travel Grant Application(Deadline: June 21)

投稿日:2010年06月21日 カテゴリー:大会情報  投稿者:学会事務局

Call for Travel Grant Application
(Travel Grant for Starting Scholars from Overseas)
Application Deadline: June 21, 2010

The 83rd Annual Meeting of the Japan Sociological Society
Nagoya University, Japan
November 6-7, 2010


The International Liaison Committee of the Japan Sociological Society (JSS) is pleased to announce the annual Travel Grant competition for starting scholars living outside of Japan. The objective of this grant is to support up to 6 international sociologists to present their papers and participate in the JSS annual meetings in Japan. This grant will provide 80,000 yen for each scholar selected and should cover accommodation fees and travel expenses.


1. Eligibility requirements:
To be eligible for support, the international applicant must:

(1) be currently living and working (or studying, if the applicant is a graduate student) outside of Japan. Scholars living in Japan, Japanese citizens, and permanent residents of Japan are NOT eligible to apply.

(2) hold a master's degree or higher obtained within the past ten years, and be at a stage of starting their career as a sociologist at the time of the JSS annual meeting.

(3) hold a membership in their country's national sociological association (or equivalent sociological association).


Although the competition is open to any starting scholars meeting the eligibility requirements above, a preference is given to Asian citizens currently living in Asia (excluding Japan, as mentioned above).


* Please note that in order to receive the grant, selected awardees must be able and willing to submit the following three items:

(a) a letter of agreement for the conference participation,
(b) a membership application for the JSS, and
(c) a travel itinerary and air-ticket stubs.
Grant winners will be exempt from the annual conference fee as well as the JSS membership fee for the first year. All awardees will make 15-minute presentations at a session in the JSS either in English or Japanese.


2. Applications:
An applicant must send the JSS office the following three items: 

(1) an application form for Travel Grant,

(2) a one-page Abstract of his/her presentation (300 English words or 1000 Japanese characters), and

(3) a two-page detailed summary of his/her presenting paper.

Submit Items 2 and 3 using the JSS format. 


For more information of about the annual meeting and the format, please visit

 Application form for Travel Grant

 Abstract and Summary Form for Travel Grant 


3. Application Deadline: June 21, 2010, 23:59 (Tokyo, GMT+9:00) by e-mail
Please send applications to by deadline. Decisions will be made by July 31, 2010.


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