The guidelines for application are as follows:
The applicant must be a member of the SPSJ and 45 years old or younger. The award should be given to a person whose creative and outstanding research is recognized to have made a great progress in these years in a field of either Polymer Chemistry or Physics.
The award is given to two people maximum each year, one each from Chemistry and Physics field in polymer science. It covers all the polymer science areas such as polymer synthesis, reaction, structure, physical property, theory, function, material, industrial technology and so on. The applicant is requested to choose a field, either Chemistry or Physics.
The award winners are nominated by the Wiley Polymer Science Award Committee in the following selection process. The names of the Committee member will appear on our web site in June.
---1st stage: Screening by examining the application documents
---2nd stage: Selecting by hearing the applicantsf presentation
The award winner will receive a plaque and an honorarium of 250,000 yen. The award ceremony will be held during the SPSJ Macromolecular Symposium every year.
The documents described below shall be submitted to the Chairman of the award committee with one original and seven copies each. The guidelines for application can be obtained from the SPSJ office.
The necessary documents for application (one original and seven copies each)
(1) Application Form
(2) Explanation of your research in 10 pages in which the followings should be stated clearly.
Description of the research and its results
Academic status of the research
Further development plan
(3) List of papers associated with the research
(4) Curriculum Vitae
Deadline for the year 2002
May 31st, 2002
Wiley Polymer Science Award Committee
The Society of Polymer Science, Japan
Shintomicho Toukyu Bldg. 3-10-9
Irifune, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 104-0042