Application Procedures

Every year at the begining of July, a notification will be placed on the Foundation home page, stating that applications can now be submitted for consideration. Applications are accepted from July to September. Recipients are selected at the end of February of the next year.

The 32th (2018) Novartis Research Grant

The entries for the grants has been closed.

PDF formatThe Guideline for Recommendation of the Candidate (165KB)

MS-WordApplication Form for the 32th Novartis Research Grant (58KB)

Please see the FAQ according to this application for your reference.


Please refer to the below FAQ before your application.

Q1:Is this grant same as the one from Novartis Pharma K.K.?
A1:No. We NOVARTIS Foundation Japan for the Promotion of Science is an individual organization from Novartis Pharma.
Q2:Are there any age restrictions?
A2:No, there is no age restriction.
Q3:Is there a defined font to be filled in the form?
A3:No, you can use any fonts.
Q4:Must the application reach you no later than the due date?
A4:It is effective until the postmark of the day.
Q5:Do I need three letters of recommendation?
A5:You can do it in one.
Q6:Is there a stipulation in the seal?
A6: In principle, please use official seal. If there is no official seal, please use the personal seal, but please fill in the reason in the margin.
Q7:Is an application form within 5 sheets, including the page illustrated research category table?
A7:No, the page should be exclusive for it.

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