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Program Overview

The Asahi Glass Foundation has implemented four grant programs in Japan in 2019 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 or Institut Teknologi Bandung, and recommended by these universities.

Program Overview
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Guidelines in Japan

   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.

[Program and Categories]
Program Category
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

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.

   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.