List of Proposal Application Templates

These templates are for drafting purposes only and you cannot apply with these files. Please read the following notes.

Public Beamlines

Non-proprietary Research

General Proposal, Graduate Student Proposal (excl. industrial application and structural biology)Download [MS Word]
General Proposal, Graduate Student Proposal (industrial application)Download [MS Word]
General Proposal, Graduate Student Proposal (structural biology)Download [MS Word]

Urgent ProposalDownload [MS Word]
Long-term ProposalDownload [MS Word]

Non-Proprietary Grant-Aided Proposal [until 2022B term]Download [MS Word]
Non-Proprietary Priority Proposal [from 2023A term]Download[MS Word]
In-house ProposalDownload [MS Word]

Proprietary Research

Proprietary Proposal Download [MS Word]
Proprietary Proposal (structural biology)Download [MS Word]

Time-Designated ProposalDownload [MS Word]

Contract Beamlines

Use Plan (non-proprietary and proprietary research)Download [MS Word]


These files should be used only for drafting your application and cannot be submitted. The style and format of styled texts (e.g., bold/italic/superscript/subscript/underline/font color) and equations created using the equation editor are not applicable in the proposal submission system. Therefore, do not use the Text Decoration function of word-processing software.

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