1. Grants for the Exchange of Scientists (ทุนแลกเปลี่ยนนักวิจัย)
Grant
The National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) - Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, JSPS)
General
  1. Thai scientists will be awarded by the JSPS to conduct short-term research in cooperation with Japanese scientists in Japanese universities under the Program's technical disciplines and in accordance with the determined research area of that year.
  2. The research grant will be awarded for the maximum of 90 days. The grantees must arrange their research trips to Japan during August until March of the next year.
  3. The grant also provides round-trip travel to Japan for the grantee as well as domestic travel expense and accommodation in Japan.
  4. The level of stipend depends upon the grantee's position and the number of days awarded.
Requirement
Applicants must be scientists in research institutes or research organizations which can be benefited from knowledge and experience in research gained by applicants.
(Exception : Applicants in the disciplines of Medical Science and Social Sciences and Humanities must be personnel in universities or educational institutes which provide bachelor degree education onwards)
Budget
no specify
Duration
September - November

2. Research Grant for Junior Scientists under Long Term Invitation Program
    (ทุนวิจัยระยะยาวสำหรับนักวิจัยรุ่นเยาว์)
Grant
The National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) - Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, JSPS)
General
  1. The JSPS provides opportunity for junior researchers in Thailand, Republic of Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines to conduct cooperative research with Japanese researchers in Japanese universities in the longer than the grant for Exchange of Scientists. Its purpose is to provide longer time for researchers to acquire knowledge and research techniques from Japanese researchers in order to promote scientific advancement in research. Research to be conducted must be within scientific disciplines of the JSPS cooperative program organized by the system of Core University.
  2. The grants are awarded for the 6 - month period of research conducting in Japan. Grantees will travel to Japan from August on wards.
  3. There will be 5 - 10 grants (for all scientific disciplines and all countries). The JSPS will alternatively allocate the grants to researchers in the above mentioned countries.
  4. The JSPS provides a round-tritravel to Japan, stipend, accommodation, research expense and other expenses as the JSPS has determined.
Requirement
    Applicants must :
  1. be researchers in universities or research institutes in Thailand;
  2. be not over 40 years old; and
  3. contact Japanese Host Scientists regarding topics and plans. The Japanese Host Scientists contacted must work for Japanese Core Universities.
Budget
no specify
Duration
September - December

3. Grants for research conducted in Thailand (ทุนทำวิจัยในประเทศไทย)
Grant
The National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) - Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, JSPS)
General
  1. The NRCT provides the grant to Thai scientists who propose research projects cooperatively conducted with Japanese scientists.
  2. The proposed research projects must be in accordance with research areas or cooperative research project topics of the Program's technical disciplines emphasized in that year. Applicants must contact Japanese scientists who will cooperatively conduct the research before proposing the research project for the grant.
  3. The grant is provided for research conducted in Thailand only. However, the JSPS, under the Exchange of Scientists Program provides fund for expenses such as stipend, travel expense and accommodation for Thai scientists who conduct parts of research work in Japan and Japanese scientists who come to conduct the cooperative research in Thailand.
Requirement
    Applicants must :
  1. be knowledgeable and capable researchers in the fields of the proposed research projects with responsibility to conduct research by themselves throughout the granted period;
  2. be approved and certified by supervisors of the Department level or the equivalent;
  3. have submitted the research report to the NRCT if the applicants used to be granted with the NRCT Research Grant and the research duration was complete; and
  4. not receive any type of the NRCT Research Grant at the time of the application.
Budget
The amount of the grant is not over 1,500,000 baht with the duration of not over three years for one research project.
Duration
all year round.

 Three Fellowships should be fielded , formed and addressed to:

Field
1. Biotechnology
2. Agricultural Sciences
3. Engineering
4. Medical Science
5. Marine Science
6. Pharmaceutical Science
7. Chemistry of Natural Products and Polymer Science
8. Social Science and Humanities
9. Dentistry
Contact
ฝ่ายความร่วมมือกับต่างประเทศ 1,
กองแปลและวิเทศสัมพันธ์, สำนักงานคณะกรรมการวิจัยแห่งชาติ,
196 ถ.พหลโยธิน จตุจักร กรุงเทพฯ 10900.
โทร. 0-2561-2445 ต่อ 456 และ 0-2579-2690. โทรสาร 0-2561-3049
1. แบบหนังสือนำส่งในการขอรับทุนอุดหนุนการวิจัยประเภทโครงการความร่วมมือกับต่างประเทศ
2. แบบเสนอโครงการวิจัยในการขอรับทุนอุดหนุนการวิจัยประเภทโครงการความร่วมมือกับต่างประเทศ (วช. 1 ก/ต)
3. เอกสารแนบหมายเลข 1 (9 Fields)
4. เอกสารแนบหมายเลข 2

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Revised: 13 February 2003