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Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers (Japan Award) 2018

Overview

This annual award, which began in 2007, is organized and presented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of Japan. Its purpose is to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and related industries in developing regions, which is promoted by Japan for the benefit of those countries. Up to three young researchers who have shown

  1. outstanding performance in research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, or related industries for a developing region, and who show great promise
  2. outstanding achievements in research and development that will lead to future technological innovation in agriculture, forestry, fisheries or related industries for a developing area, and who show great promise

will be invited to Japan to attend the commendation ceremony this November and accept their awards and cash gifts (US$5,000 will be given per awardee).

Eligibility

  1. Should be under the age of 40 (as of January 1, 2018)
  2. Should be researchers who have the nationality of developing countries and/or territories, belong to a non-Japanese research institute or a non-Japanese university
  3. Should be engaged in research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries and related industries in developing regions
  4. Must be able to attend the commendation ceremony and deliver a lecture on  November 6, 2018.

Application deadline

May 18, 2018 (Fri.)

Guidelines and application forms

  Attachment Size
Application Guidelines for the 2018 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers PDF iconGuideline-2018_en.pdf 29KB
Instructions in the Preparation of Application Forms PDF iconInstruction_in_preparation-2018_en.pdf 88KB
Form 1: Application form Microsoft Office document icon Form1-2018_en.doc 130KB
Form 2: Self-Advertisement Sheet Microsoft Office document icon Form2-2018_en.doc 48KB
Form 3: List of Research Achievements Microsoft Office document icon Form3-2018_en.doc 95KB

 

Submit applications and inquiry by post to

Secretariat of the Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers
Public Relations Office, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)
1-1, Ohwashi Tsukuba City, Ibaraki 305-8686 Japan