The RNA Society of Japan

Commendation for Science and Technology by MEXT: Call for Nominations

Jun 06, 2019

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.
Commendation FY2019 (Japanese)

1. Program Outline
Commendation for Science and Technology FY2019 (in Japanese)
Commendation for Science and Technology FY2020 (in Japanese)

2. Eligibility
Prize 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, 2020.
Prize for Research Support: Applicants must be Regular or Honorary Members of the RNA Society of Japan at the time of application, nomination and commendation.

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.(3)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.

Prize for Science and Technology
(1)候補調査書(様式科技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(様式科技4~8のうち該当するもの)
(3)履歴書(様式科技9)
Young Scientists’ Prize
(1)候補調査書(様式若手1~3)(様式若手1の「5.推薦機関」欄以外を記入)および新聞記事等の写し
(2)履歴書(様式若手4)
(3)3名からの候補者推薦書(様式若手5)(※推薦者のうち少なくとも1名は日本RNA学会の一般正会員とする)
Prize for Research Support
(1)候補調査書(様式支援1)(「6.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」(様式支援2~5)
(3)履歴書(様式支援6)

5. Application Deadline
Noon of Thursday, July 11, 2019 (Japan Standard Time)

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

7. Questions should be addressed to
Takuhiro Ito
General Affairs Secretary of the RNA Society of Japan
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