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Junior Research Programs

Submission Guidelines for Junior Research Programs

Now Call for Proposals for Junior Research Programs for Implementation in AY2026

The TFC is currently seeking proposals for Junior Research Programs for the 2026 academic year (April 2026 – March 2027) in all fields of research, including social sciences, humanities, physical sciences, engineering, and life sciences.

The Deadline for submitting a program proposal is September 16, 2024.

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In order to submit a proposal, organizers should complete the application form shown below.


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Application Form

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Detailed instructions about how to complete each section of the proposal are shown in the application form.

The application form should be converted to pdf prior to submission. Proposals should be submitted to the e–mail address below :

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For assistance, advice, and suggestions at any stage of the preparation of a proposal you are welcome to contact the TFC. We are happy to consult about preliminary ideas or draft proposals at an early stage.

For international organizers and organizers based at other institutions within Japan, the TFC can provide advice when searching for a co–organizer at Tohoku University.

E–mail: tfc_pg* (change * to @)
Telephone: +81–(0)22–217–6094