The Japan Foundation Asia Center’s grant and fellowship programs support collaborative initiatives with Asian—primarily ASEAN—counterparts.
(Abbreviation of application form)
Grant Program for Enhancing People-to-People Exchange
Grant Program for Promotion of Cultural Collaboration
The Asia Center Fellowship Program
|Applications from Japan||◯||◯||◯
Resident of Japan or ten ASEAN countries, and who hold a nationality, citizenship, or permanent residency of Japan or one of the ten ASEAN countries.
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|Applications from individuals||×||×||◯|
|Applications from organizations||◯
Organizations based in Japan.
Organizations based in ten ASEAN countries or Japan.
|Terms of Grant / Fellowship|
|Grant Coverage||Maximum 1.5 million JPY
The grant can cover a portion of the expenses of the following categories.
1. Traveling expense
3. Venue and equipment use
|Maximum 10 million JPY
The grant can cover a portion of the expenses from a maximum of three categories chosen from below.
1. Traveling expense and accommodation
2. International airfare(s)
Short term: 21days to 59 days
|First Round||Deadline||No later than December 1, 2017|
|Project Duration||Projects that take place between April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019.||Projects that commence between April 1, 2018 and September 30, 2018, and which are expected to be completed within 12 months.||Projects that commence between June 1, 2018 and November 30, 2018.|
|Notification of Results||April 2018|
|Second Round||Deadline||No later than June 1, 2018|
|Project Duration||Projects that take place between October 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019.||Projects that commence between October 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019, and which are expected to be completed within 12 months.||Projects that commence between December 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019.|
|Notification of Results||September 2018|
※Small-scale grant programs are also offered by the Japan Foundation’s overseas offices in the ASEAN countries. Please contact the respective overseas officesfor more details.