The Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology


Academic Awards

Diploma of Dermatological Scientist

The Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology awards the Diploma of Dermatological Scientist that aims to develop and support foreign students.

Eligibility (Qualifications)

  1. Applicants must be JSID members
  2. Have 6 or more months of research experience in Japan
  3. Engage in dermatology-related research at a domestic research facility, with the following conditions:
    (1)The research must be presented at JSID
    (The presentation methods shall include joint presentation and exhibition.)
    (2)The applicant must be the primary author of at least one article, which was published in a J Dermatol Sci or similar publication.
  4. 3 or more years must have passed after graduation from university and applying for the program (whether the applicant majored in a medical field of study is not considered).

How to apply

The Applicant's supervisor shall apply with a letter of Recommendation by e-mail to the JSID ( (deadline for applications September 30, 2023)
The Committee on Scientific Activities will evaluate the application.
Qualified applicants are certified via approval by the Councilors' meeting and the General Assembly.

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