Research Aid Planning Division, Research Aid Division I, Research Aid Division II, University-Industry Cooperation and Research Program Division, Research Program Department,
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
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Page for downloading grant application guidelines and application forms
FY2020 grant application guidelines and application forms can be downloaded from this page for the following grant categories: Specially Promoted Research, Scientific Research(S/A/B/C), Challenging Research(Pioneering/Exploratory), and Early-Career Scientists.
Application Procedures for Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research FY2020
Supplement (Forms / Procedures for Preparing and Entering a Research Proposal Document)
The JSPS electronic application system is provided in English. Please refer to the English operational manuals for the electronic application system and Procedures for Preparing and Entering Research Proposal Document (items to be entered in the Website). Although they provide indications of the system and the instruction of operation, it may be difficult to understand how to operate the electronic application system. The grant administrators at your host institution will help you to operate it properly.
The procedures for Grant-in-Aid for Specially Promoted Research are included in Instructions PDF files of Second Step.
Second Step: Fill out the online Research Proposal Document (forms to be uploaded)
Download the Research Proposal Document (forms to be uploaded) by clicking on either PDF or MS-Word icon in the right-hand column. Research Proposal Document (forms to be uploaded) are provided for the below-listed Research categories . They ask you to describe your proposed research project.
Procedures for Preparing and Entering a Research Proposal Document
Grant-in-Aid for Specially Promoted Research (New Proposal)
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S)
Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Grant-in Aid for Challenging Research (Pioneering)
Grant-in Aid for Challenging Research (Exploratory)
Grant-in Aid for Early-Career Scientists
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