See Grant Recipients>>
 
Major Grants    Applications open early October – early December annually
 
 
Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Fellowship Program
Applications for JFY2017-18 are now open, and will close on 1 December 2016.
 
This grant provides pre-eminent scholars, doctoral candidates and researchers in the fields of humanities and social sciences with the opportunity to conduct research in Japan.

Success rate for JFY2016-17: 3 out of 14 applications.
 
Grant Information (PDF/30kb)
Application Form (Word/398kb)
Instructions (Word/189kb)
 
 
 
 
Grant Program for Japanese Studies Projects
Applications for JFY2017-18 are now open, and will close on 1 December 2016.
 
This program is designed to promote Japanese studies overseas by supporting Japanese Studies at non-profit academic and research institutions. Eligible projects include projects that focus specifically on Japanese Studies (e.g., survey projects, conferences, publications), resource acquisition of Japanese Studies materials for libraries, and visiting professorships.
 
Grant Information (PDF/43kb)
Application Forms:
Cover sheet & Institutional outline (Forms A&B) (Word/302kb)
Project Sheet (Form C-I) (Word/322kb)
Supplementary Sheet for Libraries (Form C-II) (Word/299kb)
Supplementary Sheet for Visiting Professorship (Word/308kb)
Instructions (Word/391kb)
 
 
 
Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences
Applications for JFY2017-18 are now open, and will close on 1 December 2016.
 
This grant provides support to academic and research institutions and non-government organisations to partially fund collaborative intellectual projects such as international conferences. Themes must address challenges that concern both Japan and other countries, and participants from Japan must play a significant role in the dialogues.

Success rate for JFY2016-17: 3 out of 4 applications.
 
Grant Information (PDF/30kb)
Application Form (Word/265kb)
Instructions (Word/309kb)
 
 
 
 
Other Grants
 
Translation/Publications --> see Arts & Culture Grants
Language Training for Researchers --> see Japanese Language Grants
 
 
Mini Grants   Available all year round
 
Applications open all year round
Deadline: 2 months before commencement of applicant’s project
 
Funding of up to $3000 (in principle) is available for projects scheduled for completion by March 31, 2017.
Please see Guidelines for details.
 
 
This program supports academic projects such as conferences, lectures and presentations conducted by non-profit organisations (individuals are not eligible to apply).
 
Guidelines and how to apply (PDF/225kb)
 
See 2015 recipients>>
 
 
Enquiries
 

For enquiries about Japanese Studies Grant Programs, please contact jstudies@jpf.org.au.

 

Other Funding Opportunities
 

If your project doesn’t fit into the categories above, take a look at our list of funding opportunities offered by other organisations.