5. The 28th Tsukuba Prize and the 27th Tsukuba Encouragement Prize schedule
Candidate application : December 21, 2016 - March 10, 2017 (no later than)
Examination : April - September 2017
Decision of the winners : September 7, 2017
Award ceremony :?November 21, 2017, Joint ceremony of the Leo Esaki Prize, the Tsukuba Prize and the Tsukuba Encouragement Prize.