Research Grant Program Structure

The Asahi Glass Foundation has implemented four grant programs in Japan in 2020 applications as follows.
Information for new applicants is announced in around June. The application documents (in Japanese) are available for download from our Japanese website. The deadlines for the application are in August-September (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, Institut Teknologi Bandung or Hanoi University of Science and Technology, and recommended by these universities.

Research Encouragement Grants Research Grants for Sustainable Future Research Encouragement Grants Research Grants for Sustainable Future

Guidelines in Japan

Eligibility

Full-time employed researchers who are playing a leading role in research in universities (including their affiliated research laboratories) and colleges of technology in Japan. Fixed-term researchers may apply under guidelines provided by the Foundation.

Program and Categories

Open Call Programs

ProgramCategories
1. Research Encouragement Grants
Supporting program for basic and embryonic research proposals by young researchers
Chemistry & Life Sciences,
Physics & Information Sciences
2. Research Grants for Sustainable Future
Supporting program for research aimed at realizing a sustainable society or solving global environmental problems
<Proposed Research・Developmental Research>
Architecture & Urban Engineering,
Humanity & Social Sciences,
Environmental Field Research

Continuation Grants Programs

ProgramCategories
3. Continuation Grants for Young Researchers*
Supporting program for prospective researchers who have completed research grant from our Foundation over the past three years
Chemistry & Life Science,
Physics & Information Sciences,
Architecture & Urban Engineering,
Humanity & Social Science
4. Continuation Grants for Outstanding Projects*
Supporting for promising research that have completed research grant from our Foundation in the past three years
  • We will notify from the foundation to those who are eligible.

Selection

Awardees are chosen by the Selection Committee in each category based on a review of written applications and interviews with applicants. Research Encouragement Grants and Proposed Research of Research Grants for Sustainable Future are awarded on the basis of a review of written applications only.

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