Research Aid Planning Division, Research Aid Division I, Research Aid Division II, Research Aid Division III, University-Industry Cooperation and Research Program Division, Research Program Department,
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, JAPAN
FY2023 KAKENHI application guidelines and application forms can be downloaded from this page for the following four 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 (FY2023) has been closed. The information on this page is for reference of future applicants.|
１ Specially Promoted Research and Scientific Research (S/A)
２ Scientific Research (B/C), Challenging Research (Pioneering/Exploratory) and Early-Career Scientists
Steps to Applying
Step 1: Select the grant category you prefer and download application form(s) posted below.
Step 2: Prepare your application and check you have completed it in full.
Step 3: Go to the JSPS Electronic Application System(hereinafter “the System”) after you have been issued with an ID and a password to the System by your affiliated institution.
Step 4: Fill out all fields on the web-based form and upload your complete application form(s) to the System.
Step 5: You can add co-investigator(s) to your planned project through the System, if necessary.
Step 6: Submit your application online by the deadline set by your institution. Once your application has been confirmed by your institution, you may not make any changes. You can check the status of your application through the System.
Applicant’s manual for the JSPS Electronic Application System
(1) Web-based Form
Follow the “applicant’s manual” below to fill out all required fields online.
FY2023 Procedures for Preparing and Entering a Research Proposal Document (items to be entered in the Website)(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S))
FY2023 Procedures for Preparing and Entering a Research Proposal Document (items to be entered in the Website)(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
FY2023 Procedures for Preparing and Entering a Research Proposal Document (items to be entered in the Website)(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B/C), Challenging Research (Pioneering/Exploratory), and Early-Career Scientists)
(2) Word/PDF file-based form(s)
Download the application form(s) of your preferred grant type below.
|Form #||Grant Category||Procedures for Preparing and Entering a Research Proposal Document <Word/PDF file-based form>||Application Forms|
|S-1(1)||Grant-in-Aid for Specially Promoted Research (new proposal)||
Note: Procedures for Preparing and Entering a Research Proposal Document <Web-based form> included.
|S-11||Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S)|
|S-12||Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research (A)|
|S-13||Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research (B)|
|S-14||Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research (C)|
|S-41-1||Grant-in Aid for Challenging Research (Pioneering)|
|S-42-1||Grant-in Aid for Challenging Research (Exploratory)|
|S-21||Grant-in Aid for Early-Career Scientists|
|PDF files are prepared in Adobe Acrobat, which can be opened with Acrobat Reader version 4 or later.|
Please be advised that unwanted line breaks or garbled characters may occur in the downloaded file(s). Applicants are requested to resolve issues at their own risk. JSPS will not answer any inquiries on the operating systems of the computers used, nor is it liable in relation to any damage caused by the file(s) downloaded through its website or the third-party websites.