The Japan Foundation Asia Center’s grant and fellowship programs

The Japan Foundation Asia Center’s grant and fellowship programs support collaborative initiatives with Asian—primarily ASEAN—counterparts.

For the grant awardees approved in FY2019: response to the new coronavirus, COVID-19

If you consider changes in your granted project such as cessation, suspension, postponement or down-sizing in order to avoid risks concerning the coronavirus, please notify the Japan Foundation Asia Center.
If your project is canceled due to COVID-19, expenses incurred for the preparation of the project may be eligible to be covered by the grant. Please contact us for further information.
In addition, although the grant period is originally determined as 12 months, we will consider to approve extension until October 31, 2020 in response to each case.
Please note that you are requested to place maximum priority on the health and safety of participants, staff and people concerned of your project, and look into alternative measures while keeping up to date with announcements from the governments and local authorities.

Grant Program for
Promotion of Cultural Collaboration

The program provides grants to cover a portion of the expenses incurred by organizations that conduct collaborative projects and plan to widely disseminate its achievements in Japan and Asia.
*Submission period: May 25, 2020 - July 1, 2020

Grant Program for
Enhancing People-to-People Exchange [Special Program in response to COVID-19]

The program particularly supports exchange / collaborative projects, that are implemented mainly by ASEAN countries and Japan participants, and that do not involve the movement of people across countries.
*Submission period: June 1, 2020 - mid-October (Depend on the number of adoptions.)

The Asia Center
Fellowship Program

The fellowship provides individuals financial support for those who plan to carry out research and forum networks outside their home countries.
*There is no plan for new calls

About the Japan Foundation Asia Center

国際交流基金アジアセンターロゴ

The Japan Foundation is Japan's principal independent administrative institution dedicated to carrying out cultural exchange initiatives throughout the world. The Asia Center, established in April 2014, is a division within the Foundation that conducts and supports collaborative initiatives with its Asian—primarily ASEAN—counterparts. Through interacting and working together in Japanese-language education, arts and culture, sports, and grassroots and intellectual exchange, the Asia Center pursues to develop the sense of kinship and coexistence as neighboring inhabitants of Asia.

The Japan Foundation Asia Center Website
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NEWS

Wednesday April 8th, 2020

For the grant awardees approved in FY2019: response to the new coronavirus, COVID-19

If you consider changes in your granted project such as cessation, suspension, postponement or down-sizing in […]

Thursday September 26th, 2019

Announcement of Grant & Fellowship Awardees [FY2019 2nd Round]

List of Grant & Fellowship Awardees for 2nd round, FY2019 has been released. List of Fellows (pdf / 113KB) […]

Wednesday April 24th, 2019

Announcement of Grant & Fellowship Awardees [FY2019 1st Round]

List of Grant & Fellowship Awardees for 1st round, FY2019 has been released. List of Fellows (pdf / 172KB) […]

Wednesday September 12th, 2018

Announcement of Grant & Fellowship Awardees [FY2018 2nd Round]

List of Grant & Fellowship Awardees for 2nd round, FY2018 has been released. List of Fellows (pdf / 90KB) […]

Wednesday September 5th, 2018

アジア・フェローセミナーを開催しました(8月23日)

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Thursday April 26th, 2018

フェローシップ活動報告会を開催しました(4月18日)

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Friday April 13th, 2018

Announcement of Grant & Fellowship Awardees [FY2018 1st Round]

List of Grant & Fellowship Awardees for 1st round, FY2018 has been released. List of Fellows (pdf / 84KB) […]

Wednesday October 4th, 2017

Announcement of Grant & Fellowship Awardees [FY2017 2nd Round]

List of Grant & Fellowship Awardees for 2nd round, FY2017 has been released. List of Fellows (pdf / 103KB […]

Thursday May 25th, 2017

Announcement of Grant & Fellowship Awardees [FY2017 1st Round]

List of Grant & Fellowship Awardees for 1st round, FY2017 has been released. List of Fellows (pdf / 96KB) […]