Research Funding

US Grants Workshop

This workshop will cover several topics, including NIH and NSF grants, and strategies in preparing a grant proposal. The workshop will be led by two lecturers from the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA), both of whom have extensive experience at US universities guiding researchers in the acquisition of research grants.

Those interested in attending should submit the application form on the following webpage by Wednesday, February 27, 2019.

Date and Venue

Ookayama: Ishikawadai Bldg. 8 (ELSI-2), Floor 1, Lounge

【Venue: Ishikawadai Bldg. 8 (ELSI-2), Floor 4, Room 407

Day 1: Monday, March 4, 2019, 9:00-17:00

Day 2:Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 9:00-17:00

Workshop Details (Doors open at 8:45)

Day 1
  1. Terminology and where to find funding
  2. NIH Funding Opportunities (including subawards)
  3. NSF Funding Opportunities (including subawards)
  4. Grant Submission/ Grant Negotiation/ Grant Management
  5. Online submission/reporting system walk-through
  6. Financial regulation and rules
Day 2
  1. The Importance of International Collaboration in Basic Research and Science Diplomacy
  2. The Role of Research Administrators in International Collaboration and Best Practices
  3. Proposal Development
  4. Overview of other International Collaboration Opportunities (Horizon 2020)
  5. Hands-on exercise: Proposal and Budget development for NIH and NSF
  6. IP and Technology Transfer
Full Agenda

Kim Moreland, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Toni Shaklee, Assistant Vice President for Research, Oklahoma State University




Each day will be approximately 8 hours long, including breaks, and will have Q&A sessions, practical exercises, and discussions.
* Applicants are recommended to attend both sessions. However, applications for only one day will be accepted.
* No fee is required to attend the workshop.
* Attendees may bring a dictionary.


Applicants must be one of the following:

  1. Tokyo Tech assistant professor, associate professor, professor, or research staff (including fixed-term positions; excluding students)
  2. Visiting international researcher* engaging in collaborative research with Tokyo Tech
  3. Tokyo Tech URA, industry liaison coordinator, or other faculty or staff engaged in supporting acquisition of overseas research funds

Number of Seats Available


Application Procedures

After carefully reading the objectives of the workshop, complete and submit the application form on the following webpage.

Registration by eligible applicants is accepted on a first come, first served basis. All applicants will be notified after registration is complete.

Registration closed.

Guidelines for Applicants

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