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.

Programs Detail

Program name
(Abbreviation of application form)
ac-pp logoGrant Program for Enhancing People-to-People Exchange
(AC-PP)
ac-cc logoGrant Program for Promotion of Cultural Collaboration
(AC-CC)
ac-fs logoThe Asia Center Fellowship Program
(AC-FS)
Eligible Applicants
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.
Applications from outside of Japan ×
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
2. Accommodation
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. Venue and equipment use
3. Translation, interpretation and honoraria for lectures
4. Preparation of written or printed material etc.
5. Carriage (baggage/ freight)
1. Stipend
2. International airfare(s)Short term: 21days to 59 days
Long term: 60 days to 6 months
Application Period
First Round Deadline No later than December 3, 2018
Project Duration Projects that take place between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020. Projects that commence between April 1, 2019 and September 30, 2019, and which are expected to be completed within 12 months. Projects that commence between June 1, 2019 and November 30, 2019.
Notification of Results April 2019
Second Round Deadline No later than June 3, 2019
Project Duration Projects that take place between October 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020. Projects that commence between October 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020, and which are expected to be completed by September 30, 2020. Projects that commence between December 1, 2019 and May 31, 2020, and which are expected to be completed by September 30, 2020.
Notification of Results September 2019
Application Instructions
AC-PP AC-CC AC-FS

※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.