Budding researchers support proposals are intended to encourage budding researchers who will shape the future of synchrotron radiation research to take the initiative in developing and carrying out original research. Please note that all applicants must be doctoral students at the time of the experiment and successful applicants will be provided with support for domestic travel expenses, etc*.
Applications can be submitted by budding researchers as project leaders; however, all applicants are required to obtain permission to apply from their Ph.D. supervisor, who must be included as a project team member.
* Support is only available to users from domestic universities.
Type of fee
Users are exempt from paying the fee
Program fee for non-proprietary grant-aided proposal
User fee (fixed)
* 1 shift is 8 hours and for any proposals that are allocated by the hour, the fees are charged by the hour.
A variable fee will be calculated and added in accordance with the amount of liquid helium actually used.
Submission Deadline for Online Proposals
Twice a year
Six times a year
A Term, First period
A Term, Second period
A Term, Third period
B Term, First period
B Term, Second period
B Term, Third period
Proposal Application Templates
General Proposal, Budding Researchers Support Proposal (excl. industrial application and structural biology)