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Program Overview

The Asahi Glass Foundation has implemented four grant programs in Japan in 2013 applications as follows.
Information for new applicants is published at the end of June every year. The application documents (in Japanese) are available for download from our website. The deadlines for the application are in August (Deadlines vary with the program and the field).

For overseas research grants, applicants must be researchers in Chulalongkorn University, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi or Institut Teknologi Bandung, and recommended by these universities.

Program Overview
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Guidelines in Japan

[Eligibility]
   Full-time researchers in universities in Japan, including their affiliated research laboratories and colleges of technology, who are playing a leading role in research. Fixed-term researchers may apply under guidelines provided by the Foundation.
[Categories]
   Natural Sciences 1: Chemistry & Life Sciences
Natural Sciences 2: Physics & Information
Natural Sciences 3: Architecture & Urban Engineering
Humanities and Social Sciences: Realizing Sustainable Society
Environmental Research: Resolving global environmental issues and build a sustainable society
[Screening]
   Awardees are chosen by the Selection Committee in each category based on a review of written applications and interviews with applicants. Research Encouragement Grants are awarded on the basis of a review of written applications only.