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Japanese Studies Grants

The Japan Foundation, Sydney offers the following grants and study programs for academics and and researchers whose work focuses on Japan.

Major Grants

Applications for JFY2018-19 are now closed.

Applications for JFY2019-20 will open in October-November 2018.

Click on the applicable button below to for the most recent instructions and application forms for each grant (for reference use only).

Mini Grants

Applications open all year round until funding is exhausted.
Deadline: 2 months before commencement of applicant’s project

Applications for the 2018-2019 round will be accepted from April 2018. All projects must be completed by March 31, 2019. Please see Guidelines for details (note that grant amounts for the coming year may change). Grants of up to $4000 available.

(Note: Allocations for this program are traditionally smaller, but have been increased on a trial basis for 2018-2019 in response to feedback from the 2018 Japanese Studies Survey.)

Other grants offered by The Japan Foundation:

Arts and Culture
Japanese Language

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