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Science Castle Research Fund 2019, Asahi Beverage Award

Asahi Beverage Award

Asahi Soft Drinks, which owns brands that have been loved for more than 100 years, including Mitsuya Cider and Calpis, has adopted the slogan "100 years of excitement and smiles. The slogan of Asahi Soft Drinks is "100 Years of Excitement and Smiles. Therefore, through the Science Castle Research Fund, we are supporting young researchers who are taking up the challenge of conducting research that will make people's lives full of smiles in the future. Let's enjoy the research itself as you tackle unknown phenomena. We look forward to meeting you, the people who will create the next 100 years.

Organizer: Asahi Soft Drinks Corporation / Planning and Management: LIVERNESS Co.

Application Theme

Research and development that creates future excitement and smiles, whether related to health, the environment, or community co-creation

Future product ideas based on R&D results are also desirable.

Summary

Subject of application Junior high school students, high school students, and technical college students (3rd year and below) who conduct research activities
Usage Expenses required for research and development (materials, parts, equipment, transportation, etc., excluding food and beverage expenses). However, food and beverage expenses are excluded.)
Research Period June - end of December 2020
Reference URL https://www.asahiinryo.co.jp/company/about/
Dear 2019 Research Advisors
Online Interviews
採択者への認定証授与
Awarding of certificates to adopters
Research discussions during school visits

Grant Details and Number of Grants Available

Grant details Research expenses 50,000 yen
Research mentoring by Asahi Soft Drinks researchers
Number of adoptions About 5 cases

Application Requirements

The applicant must be a junior high school student or a high school or college of technology student who applies for the program.
Parental or school consent is required.
The applicant must be able to provide information (including contact information) that must be provided in the application form.
The applicant must be able to participate in the debriefing session on December 20 (Sun.) hosted by Asahi Soft Drinks Co. (In case of remote areas, transportation expenses for participation in the presentation will be partially subsidized.)
The applicant agrees to allow Asahi Soft Drinks and RIVANES to use his/her information and research results (including personal information such as name, age, school affiliation, and photo of the applicant) on websites, publications, SNS, and other media operated by Asahi Soft Drinks and RIVANES.

Timeline

Application period 2020/3/2 (Mon) - 5/14 (Thu) 6:00 p.m.
Application Deadline Thursday, 2020/5/14 at 6:00 p.m.
selection period 2020/5/15 (Fri.) - Mid-June
Online interviews will be conducted.
Announcement of adoption Mid-June
Initial Interview Monday, June 15 - Friday, June 19 / Monday, June 22 - Friday, June 26
Initial meeting will be conducted online or in person.
Please let us know in advance if there are times when you will be unable to make it due to periodic examinations or other reasons.
SCGrant
Payment Date
Scheduled for the end of July
Research Period June to December 2020
presentation of results Science Castle Research Grant Asahi Beverage Award Presentation
Sunday, 12/20/2020
(written) report
(submission) deadline
Friday, 2021/3/19

Application Process

Confirmation of Terms and Conditions and Application Guidelines

Please review the terms and conditions and application guidelines and consult with us if you have any questions about the content.

Register for a LIVERNESS ID

All middle and high school students who wish to apply are required to register all members of the team, whether they are representatives or not, with their RIBANES ID. The Research Grant Entry screen will appear after you log in to your RIBANES ID, so please register with your RIBANES ID.

Preparation of Consent Form

If this is part of a school activity, please prepare a consent form for school teachers (for schools); otherwise, please prepare a consent form for the person responsible for the protection of all team members (for individuals). Please download the model of the consent form below.
interpoint (interword separation) Science Castle Research Grant Agreement (for schools and individuals) (10152 downloads)
Please upload the scanned data of the completed and sealed documents from the application form, and send the original documents to the Science Castle Research Funding Office.

Mailing addressTachibana, Educational Development Division, Riverness, Inc.
Iidabashi Miyuki Building 5F, 1-4 Shimomiyaibicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0822, Japan

Application Procedure

Please click on the following icon in your LIBANES ID and click on the "New Application" button to complete the application form.

Interview Appointment

Once you have completed your application and submitted the form, please schedule an appointment for an interview. The interview will be conducted via either skype or google hangout. After submitting the form, we will send you information on how to make an appointment for an interview.

Science Castle Research Fund Rules and Forms

Notice Concerning Science Castle Research Funding

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