Kyoto University Research Administration


Academic Support

Application Support for Private Funding Programs

KURA supports KU faculty members in applying for private funding programs by brushing up their proposals and conducting mock interviews. As KURA has compiled information on research grants that accept English proposals and listed them for English language users, please contact us if you are interested in private funding programs that accept applications in English.

Grant information

Research grant information of each departmental administration office

Administration Office (Letters), Main Campus
Administration Office (Science), Main Campus
Administration Office, Yoshida South Campus
Administration Office, Faculty of Medicine Campus and University Hospital
Southwest Administration Office
Administration Office, North Campus
Administration Office, Uji Campus
Administration Office (Graduate School of Engineering), Ktsura Campus

Briefing sessions

  • Schedule for briefing sessions (Information will be posted on as soon as updated)
  • Reports of past briefing sessions (Japanese Only)

Briefing session in preparation for research grants open in Spring ~The13th Get Grants seminar (17-18 Mar 2020)
Briefing session on “The Canon Foundation”~Introduction of renewal research grant program~(10 Jun 2019)
Using private research funding to encourage your research ~The 2nd KURA acquiring research funds seminar~(28-29 May 2019)
Briefing session on “The Mitsubishi Foundation (Mitsubishi Zaidan) research grant program 2019”(19 Dec 2018)
Briefing session on the International Grant Program 2018 in “The Toyota Foundation Research Grant Program”(19 Apr 2018)(2018年4月19日)
An encouragement of private research funding workshop
Briefing session on “Mission of the Mitsubishi Foundation (Mitsubishi Zaidan) research grant program”
Briefing session on “Suntory fellowship for early-career scientists” and “Support for Overseas publication program “of SUNTORY foundation research grants
Briefing session on “Vision of TOYOTA foundation and its research program”


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