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[Deadline extended-PART1] 5th Kobayashi foundation Award (KFA) for the ACOS 2018
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The 5th Kobayashi Foundation Award
Guidelines for Applicants


Here, we would like to inform you that Kobayashi Foundation for Cancer Research will start the 5th application for
Kobayashi Foundation Award.
Originally, the Kobayashi Foundation Award had been conducted jointly with the Asian Clinical Oncology Society
from the first (2010) to third (2014) awards. However, from the 4th Award (2016), the objectives were extended
more widely to the following two categories: one is for cancer researchers who created distinguished research
achievements in the field of cancer chemotherapy, and another is for the healthcare professionals or medical teams
who made remarkable contributions in the field of cancer chemotherapy.
Please find two different application guidelines and forms. One is for the researchers (Part 1), and another is for the
healthcare professionals or medical teams (Part 2).


It is our pleasure to inform you that the deadline of the 5th Kobayashi Foundation Award ONLY for PART 1 (Award for the researchers) was extended to November 30, 2017. We are looking forward to receiving applications from the researchers who created distinguished research achievements in the field of cancer chemotherapy in Asian countries other than Japan.

 Regarding Part 2 (Award given to the healthcare professionals or medical teams), the application was closed on October 31, 2017. Thank you for a lot of Part 2 applications.



  Part 1. Award for the Researchers Part2. Award for the healthcare
professionals or medical teams
Objective The Kobayashi Foundation Award will be given
to a researcher who created distinguished
research achievements in the field of cancer
chemotherapy
in Asian countries other than
Japan.
The Kobayashi Foundation Award will be given
to the healthcare professionals or medical
teams (e.g. medical doctors, nurses,
pharmacists, medical educators, etc.) who
made remarkable contributions in the field
of cancer chemotherapy in their own countries.
How to Apply 1. Download the application form from the website of Kobayashi Foundation for Cancer
Research or the websites related to the Asian Clinical Oncology Society (ACOS).
Kobayashi Foundation, http://kficc.or.jp/
ACOS Main office, http://www.acosasia.org/main/main.html
ACOS Japan office, http://www.asia-acos.org/
13th ACOS, http://acos2018.com/
*These four websites are linked to each other regarding the 5th KFA.
2. Fill out the form in English, with the recommendation letters from your institutional leader.
Send the application form in PDF format to Kobayashi Foundation by e-mail (info@kficc.or.jp).
• The researchers who will apply for the award should use the application form "Part 1:
Award for the Researchers."
• The healthcare professionals or medical teams who will apply for the award should use
the application form "Part 2:Award for the healthcare professionals or medical teams".
Application Period ONLY for PART 1 (Award for the researchers) was extended to November 30, 2017.
Selection Process One award winner will be selected by
members of the selection committee
composed of cancer chemotherapy experts
of Kobayashi Foundation.
Two award winners will be selected by
members of the selection committee
composed of cancer chemotherapy experts
of Kobayashi Foundation.
Award and Prize The researcher selected from all applicants
who created distinguished research
achievements in the field of cancer
chemotherapy can obtain the award with
the prize money of 1,000,000 yen.
The healthcare professionals or medical teams
selected from all applicants who made
remarkable social contributions in the field of
cancer chemotherapy can obtain the award
with the prize money of 500,000 yen each.
Result
Announcement
The result will be announced on the website of the Kobayashi Foundation in February, 2018.
Also the result will be given to the applicants individually.
Award Ceremony The ceremony of the 5th Kobayashi Foundation Award will be held at Tokyo in June, 2018.
Contact Kobayashi Foundation for Cancer Research
Email: info@kficc.or.jp