Season’s Greetings!

Indian Association for Social Psychiatry (IASP) institutes various sponsorships to promote growth in the field of social psychiatry. Application for the 2019 “Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology Fellowship Award” are now open to all members of IASP. Two IASP members will be nominated for this award from IASP by the Executive Council . The nominations will be forwarded to the JSPN and final approval will be provided by the JSPN. The last date for submission for the award is 25th September, 2018. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATION:

We invite applications from young psychiatrists, who are member of Indian Association for Social Psychiatry, for the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (JSPN) Fellowship Award-2019.
Young psychiatrist for the purpose of this award should:

1. Be psychiatrists younger than 40 years of age or with 10 years or less experience in psychiatry
2. Not be previous recipients of the JSPN Fellowship Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize early-career, outstanding psychiatrists and to encourage academic discussion and personal friendships with early-career Japanese psychiatrists at the 115th annual meeting of the JSPN on June 20th – 22nd, 2019, at Niigata Convention Center, Nikko Niigata, Japan.

Award recipients will receive a waiver of meeting registration fees, accommodations, and a partial reimbursement of airfare (JPY 70,000 for recipients from World Bank A and B category countries, and JPY 140,000 for those from C and D countries). Award recipients will be expected to give a presentation at one of the international sessions, the themes of which are “Psychiatry to bridge human, mind, and brain: Beyond time and current matters”, and attend other programs for JSPN Fellowship Award recipients. Award recipients will also be expected to participate in future JSPN Fellowship Award Alumni programs.

Attachment: Communication from JSPN

The Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (JSPN) appreciates, if your society can disseminate the following application announcements to your young members under 40 years of age or with 10 years or less experience in psychiatry so that those who may be interested in, will not miss the deadline. We are hoping that the program will enhance the collaboration among young psychiatrists in the world.

With kindest regards and cordially yours,
Shigenobu Kanba
President of the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology

Toshifumi Kishimoto
International Committee Chair, the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology

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Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology Fellowship Award

Application Deadline: October 21st, 2018 (Japan time)

The Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology is pleased to invite young psychiatrists from around the world -particularly Asia- to apply for the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology Fellowship Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize early-career, outstanding psychiatrists and to encourage academic discussion and personal friendships with early-career Japanese psychiatrists at the 115th annual meeting of the JSPN on June 20th to 22nd, 2019, in Niigata, Japan.

Award recipients will receive a waiver of meeting registration fees, accommodations, and a partial reimbursement of airfare (JPY 70,000 for recipients from World Bank A and B category countries, and JPY 140,000 for those from C and D countries). Award recipients will be expected to give a presentation at one of the international sessions, the themes of which are “Coercive measures in psychiatry” and “Case Vignette”, and attend other programs for JSPN Fellowship Award recipients. Award recipients will also be expected to participate in future JSPN Fellowship Award Alumni programs.

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# Applicants must:

  1. Be psychiatrists younger than 40 years of age or with 10 years or less experience in psychiatry
    2. Not be previous recipients of the JSPN Fellowship Award
  2. Belong to a World Psychiatric Association member society
    (To ensure broad participation from around the world, the JSPN accepts nominations from each society up to a maximum of two applicants.)

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# Meeting Information

115th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology
-Date: June 20th – 22nd, 2019
-Venue: Niigata Convention Center, Nikko Niigata
-Meeting president: Toshiyuki Someya (Professor Department of Psychiatry, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences)
-Theme: Psychiatry to bridge human, mind, and brain: Beyond time and current matters

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# Application Procedure

For details, please ask the applicants to visit the English web site of the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology. https://www.jspn.or.jp/modules/english/index.php?content_id=86

Applicants must submit through On-Line Registration System for the 115th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology. https://reg.c-linkage.co.jp/jspn115_fellowship/mypage/

Application Deadline: October 21st, 2018 (Japan time)

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# Contact
-E-mail: jimu-kokusai@jspn.or.jp
-Postal address: Hongo-Yumicho Building, 2-38-4, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033 Japan

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For application to JSPN please view this page: IASP>AWARDS>JSPN FELLOWSHIP