Commendation for Science and Technology by MEXT: Call for Nominations

Jun 11, 2017

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) asks the President of the RNA Society of Japan to nominate excellent researchers for the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Full and Honorary Members are encouraged to apply for the nominee.
Nomination FY2018 (Japanese)

1. Program Outline
Commendation for Science and Technology FY2017 (in Japanese)
Commendation for Science and Technology FY2018 (in Japanese)

2. Eligibility
Prizes for Science and Technology: Applicants must be Regular or Honorary Members of the RNA Society of Japan at the time of application, nomination and commendation.
Young Scientists’ Prize: Applicants must be Full Members of the RNA Society of Japan at the time of application, nomination and commendation. They must be under 40 years of age on April 1, 2018.

3. Number of Nominees
Maximum number of successful applicants nominated by the President of the Society.The Nominees shall be selected by the Council.

4. Application Forms
Applicants should submit their application forms via the Commendation for Science and Technology by MEXT page.(4)候補者推薦書 for the Young Scientists’ Prize should be directly submitted by the recommenders to the General Affairs Secretary.
Download and complete the following Application Forms (in Japanese) in MS Word format, reorganize and convert them to one PDF file.
Prizes for Science and Technology
(1)候補調査書(様式1~3のうち該当するもの)(「6.推薦機関」欄以外を記入)
(2)候補調査書付属資料(様式4~8のうち該当するもの)
(3)履歴書(様式9)
Young Scientists’ Prize
(1)候補調査書(様式11)(「5.推薦機関」欄以外を記入)
(2)候補者調査書付属資料「新聞等掲載状況一覧」(様式12)および新聞記事等の写
(3)履歴書(様式13)
(4)3名からの候補者推薦書(様式14)(※推薦者のうち少なくとも1名は日本RNA学会の正会員とする)

5. Application Deadline
Noon of Wednesday, July 13, 2017 (Japan Standard Time)

6. Responsibility of the Nominees
The successful applicants shall submit application documents to the President as scheduled separately.

7. Applications of (4)候補者推薦書 for the Young Scientists’ Prize and Questions should be addressed to

Akiko Soma
General Affairs Secretary of the RNA Society of Japan
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