The president of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) asks the President of the RNA Society of Japan to nominate an outstanding doctoral student who can be expected to contribute to Japan’s future scientific advancement for the 8th (FY2017) JSPS Ikushi Prize. Student Members are encouraged to apply for the nominee.
JSPS Ikushi Prize Top
1. Program Outline
Applicants must be Student Members of the RNA Society of Japan at the time of Application and Nomination. They must be enrolled in a University doctoral program on 1 May, 2017 and be under 34 years of age on 1 April, 2017.
Overseas Student Members enrolled in University doctoral programs in Japan are also eligible.
3. Number of Nominees
Maximum number of successful applicants nominated by the President of the Society: 1
The Nominee shall be selected by the pre-selection committee.
4. Application Forms
Download and complete the following Application Forms (in Japanese)
in MS Word format and convert them to PDF format. Applicants should submit their application forms via the JSPS Ikushi Prize Application page
. （2）推薦理由書A，B（Form 3）can be sent by the writers as an attachment file of an E-mail to the General Affairs Secretary.
（1）日本学術振興会 育志賞推薦書（様式2） （※enter ③ through ⑩）
（2）推薦理由書A，B（様式3） (※Signature is not necessary upon application)
5. Application Deadline
Noon of Monday, May 22, 2017 (Japan Standard Time)
6. Responsibility of the Nominee
The successful applicant shall submit application documents as scheduled separately.
7. Application Form 3 and Questions should be addressed to
General Affairs Secretary of the RNA Society of Japan