|Schedule||2018.10.10 〜 2018.10.16|
|Target Audience||Students / Faculty / Employees / General|
We have given workshops on writing grant and fellowship applications as an alumni program of UTokyo Future Faculty Program.
This time, in conjunction with the Center for Global Communication Strategies, we are offering a two-day English workshop on writing applications for Kakenhi Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research for foreign staffs. We target those who are applying for the categories of “Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (“General” 基盤: Kiban)” and “Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists (若手: Wakate).”
We would love you to participate in the workshop if you:
No matter how amazing a project you are proposing, it may not always get evaluated fairly if your ideas are not received as intended by the reviewer. The purpose of this workshop is to ensure that your ideas are communicated clearly in your application. Consisting of peer reviews and commentaries by experienced grant writers, it helps you develop strategies and techniques for how to write Kakenhi applications in easily-digestible manners.
Day 1 Wednesday, October 10, 5:00 – 6:30pm @ KIBER 314
Day 2 Tuesday, October 16, 5:00 – 6:30pm @ KIBER 314
(it will be best if you come on both days, but it is possible to come on just one day)
17:00 – 17:15 Orientation
17:15 – 18:20 Whole-group review of applications
We will review and discuss successful applications together to identify the key points.
18:20 – 18:30 Reflection
17:00 – 17: 15 Orientation
17:15 – 18:20 Peer review of applications
In pairs, participants will read each other’s application and provide feedback. We will do our best to assign a mentor to pairs of participants who have not received Kakenhi grants in the past.
We will use Slack (https://slack.com/) and I will send you information about participating slack workshop after your application to the workshop.
Write a first draft of your grant application and upload your application to Slack channel #application-draft at least one day before the workshop. The file name should conform to the following format:[kakenhi_applicaion_2018_category_name_v1.docx]
e.g., [kakenhi_application_2018_early career_Lui Yoshida_v1.docx]
Download the appropriate check-list from the link below:
Upload your completed checklist to Slack channel #checksheet at least one day before the workshop. The file name should conform to the following format:[kakenhi_checksheet_2018_category_name_v1.docx]
e.g., [kakenhi_checksheet_2018_early career_Lui Yoshida_v1.docx]
Draft of your application (two copies if you have received grants before; three copies if you haven’t)
Laptop (if you need it)
Please input your information at least one day before the workshop
For inquiries, please use the inquiry form. We look forward to seeing you at the workshop!
Lui Yoshida, the College of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo
Kayoko Kurita, Center for Research and Development of Higher Education, the University of Tokyo
(Great thanks to Dr. Daisuke Kimura for translation of this email.)