Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Call for Proposals for Fund for the FY2025 Scientific Research (A/B/C), Challenging Research (Pioneering/Exploratory), and Early-Career Scientists

FY2025 grant application guidelines and application forms can be downloaded from this page for the following grant categories: Fund for Scientific Research (A/B/C), Challenging Research (Pioneering/Exploratory), and Early-Career Scientists.

Application Period

Tuesday, July 16–4:30 pm on Wednesday, September 18, 2024 (to be strictly observed) (JST)
*The JSPS Electronic Application System will be available for use on Tuesday, July 23.

Deadline for submission

4:30 pm on Wednesday, September 18, 2024 (to be strictly observed) (JST)

Explanatory Materials and FAQs

Application Procedures

Application Procedures, Supplement

Major Changes in the Call for Proposals for Fiscal Year 2025

Table of Restriction on Parallel Grant Application/Receipt, Review Section Table, and List of Sections That Are Subject to Joint Review

Steps to Applying

 

Application Forms

Composition of the Research Proposal Document

The Research Proposal Document consists of the following two parts; "Items to be entered in the Website" and "Forms to be uploaded".

Composition of the Research Proposal Document

  Items to be entered in the Website (First part) Forms to be uploaded Items to be entered in the Website (Second part) Composition of the Research Proposal Document
Scientific Research (A) Form S-12
Scientific Research (B) Form S-13
Scientific Research (C) Form S-14
Challenging Research (Pioneering) 【Outline】 Form S-41-1
Challenging Research (Pioneering) Form S-41-2
Challenging Research (Exploratory) 【Outline】 Form S-42-1
Challenging Research (Exploratory) Form S-42-2
Early-Career Scientists Form S-21

Preparing and Entering a Research Proposal Document

1. Application Forms (items to be entered in the Website)

The Research Proposal Document (items to be entered in the Website: Research Project Information, Research Expenditure and Their Necessity, The Status of Application and Acquisition of Research Grants) must be filled out by the Principal Investigator on the web-based forms of the JSPS Electronic Application System.

2. Application Forms (forms to be uploaded)

The Research Proposal Document (forms to be uploaded: research plan, etc.) must be prepared by the Principal Investigator using the following forms and uploaded to the JSPS Electronic Application System.

Application Forms (forms to be uploaded)

Form
Scientific Research (A)
Scientific Research (B)
Scientific Research (C)
Challenging Research (Pioneering) 【Outline】
Challenging Research (Pioneering)
Challenging Research (Exploratory) 【Outline】
Challenging Research (Exploratory)
Early-Career Scientists

Procedures for Preparing and Entering a Research Proposal Document (forms to be uploaded)