Research Grant | 研究助成金

One research grant of ¥25,000 is open to a Learner Development (LD) SIG member (or a research team comprised of LD SIG members) willing to write an article (1000-2000 words/3000 Japanese characters) about their research in Learning Learning. Priority will be given to those who do not have access to institutional funding. Early-career Japanese researchers are particularly encouraged to apply.

LD SIGは、英文(1000〜2000語)もしくは和文(3000字程度)の研究論文を「学習の学習」に投稿できる1名(もしくは1グループ)のLD SIG会員に、研究助成として2万5千円を支給します。雇用主から研究費または出張手当が受給されない方が優先されます。特に日本人の若手研究者の申込みを歓迎します。

The recipient can use the grant in any way that will support their research: the purchase of research equipment and books, conference attendance, travel to local get-togethers, etc. Applications can be made by individuals or groups.


Instructions for applying for the Research Grant | 研究助成金申し込み方法
Please include the following information in an email in either English or Japanese:

  1. Name | 氏名(日本語の場合はローマ字表記もお願いします。)
  2. Institution/s and role/s | 所属教育機関およびご担当
  3. Grant you are applying for | 応募している助成金
  4. JALT Membership Number | JALT会員番号
  5. A 600 word (or 1200 character) explanation of your research project and how you intend to use the grant. Send this as a rich text format MS Word attachment. Be sure to include your name both within the file and in the file name. In your covering email message, please introduce yourself to us in English or Japanese. 小論文(英文600語もしくは和文1200字以内)をお送りください。内容は研究課題の説明と助成金の使用方法について書いてください。これをリッチテキスト形式のMS Wordファイルにて添付書類としてお送りください。ファイル内またはファイル名に必ずお名前を書くこと。メールには、自己紹介文(英語または日本語)も付記してください。

Send your application to:

Deadline for applications: Friday, 30 June 2017, 23:59 (Japan Standard Time)

*You are welcome to submit applications for more than one type of LD SIG grant. However, in order to grant funds to as many teachers and students as possible, grant recipients can receive an award from only one grant category.

*複数のLD SIG助成金への応募は可能ですが、一人でも多くの方のお役に立てるように、受給の場合は一件のみとなります。

Selection criteria 選考基準:

Applications will be evaluated according to the following criteria.
1. Clarity of the applicant’s purpose for applying for the grant.
2. Depth of the applicant’s engagement and/or interest in learner development.
3. Necessity of receiving the grant.