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Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research

Page for downloading grant application guidelines and application forms

FY2022 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

  Application Procedures for Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (FY2022) has been closed. The information on this page is for reference of future applicants.

Major Changes in the Call for Proposals for Fiscal Year 2022(07/01/2021)

1 Specially Promoted Research and Scientific Research (S/A)

Application Procedures PDF
 
Supplement (Forms / Procedures for Preparing and Entering a Research Proposal Document for two grant categories) (07/01/2021) PDF


2 Scientific Research (B/C), Challenging Research (Pioneering/Exploratory) and Early-Career Scientists

Application Procedures PDF
 
Supplement (Forms / Procedures for Preparing and Entering a Research Proposal Document for three grant categories) (08/01/2021) PDF


Attached Table 1    Table of Restriction on Parallel Grant Application/Receipt (07/01/2021)

Attached Table 2    Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research-KAKENHI- “Review Section Table” (07/01/2021)


Steps to Applying


Follow these steps to apply for a KAKENHI grant.

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


Application Forms

(1) Web-based Form

Follow the “applicant’s manual” below to fill out all required fields online.


FY2022 Procedures for Preparing and Entering a Research Proposal Document (items to be entered in the Website)(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S))


FY2022 Procedures for Preparing and Entering a Research Proposal Document (items to be entered in the Website)(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)


FY2022 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) PDF

Note: Procedures for Preparing and Entering a Research Proposal Document <Web-based form> included.

PDF Word
S-1(2) PDF Word
S-1(3) PDF Word
S-11 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) PDF download PDF Word
S-12 Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research (A) PDF download PDF Word
S-13 Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research (B) PDF download PDF Word
S-14 Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research (C) PDF download PDF download Word
S-41-1 Grant-in Aid for Challenging Research (Pioneering) PDF download PDF download Word
S-41-2 PDF download Word
S-42-1 Grant-in Aid for Challenging Research (Exploratory) PDF download PDF Word
S-42-2 PDF download Word
S-21 Grant-in Aid for Early-Career Scientists PDF download PDF Word




Word  Microsoft Word files are saved in Word 97-2003 format.

Word  PDF files are prepared in Adobe Acrobat, which can be opened with Acrobat Reader version 4 or later.

Note:
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.