The Japan Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine invites candidates to apply for the JSUM Fellowship for the year 2016, as explained in the enclosed Guidelines for the JSUM Fellowship. The Guidelines are also available at the JSUM website: http://www.jsum.or.jp/jsum-e/index.html
The period of research or training in Japan will be from April 2016 through March 2017.
Individual members of each affiliated society of AFSUMB are requested to submit applications to JSUM no later than July 14, 2015. Applications should be accompanied by (1) a completed Application Form, (2) a photocopy of passport showing photograph and identification information, (3) a written pledge from the candidate, (4) evidence of being a member of each affiliated society of AFSUMB (or verification/recommendation letter from secretary/ President of each AFSUMB affiliated society, (5) certificate of TOEFL/TOEIC score, and(6)a Letter of Provisional Acceptance by a Japanese supervisor stating that the applicant will be accepted by the supervisor's institution if a fellowship is offered. Japanese supervisors can be chosen on the JSUM website: http://www.jsum.or.jp/jsum-e/fellowship/2015/index.html
Applicants must be 40 years of age or under as of April 1st of 2016.
From this year we decided to request a letter of recommendation by the president of the affiliated society of AFSUMB in the country of the trainee to the application documents. So Please do not forget to enclose it in the application documents.
In addition, in order to know the motive of the application and ability of English of the trainee, we ask him/her to talk with the supervisor directly by telephone or skype before /after the decision of the acceptance is made.
The number of candidates from each society is not limited.
Please note that applications arriving after the deadline cannot be accepted.
We will mail the names of selected Fellowship recipients to the secretary of each society by the end of December 2015.
For inquiries or more detailed information, please contact Dr. Masatoshi Kudo, Chief of the International Exchange Committee, JSUM, at the above address.
Thank you for your cooperation.
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