The Japan Foundation Accepts Grant Applications FY April 2017 – March 2018


Applications for the grants for the fiscal year 2017 (i.e. 1st April, 2017 to 31st March, 2018) are closed. The grant scheme for the fiscal year 2018 (i.e. 1st April, 2018 to 31st March, 2019) will be announced in autumn 2017.

The Japan Foundation, New Delhi (JFND) is currently accepting applications for the fiscal year April 2017- March 2018 Grant Programs in three major categories – Arts and Cultural Exchange, Japanese-Language Education Overseas, and Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange. 

To download the guideline, click here , and for the applications, click here.

Arts and Cultural Exchange

Program

Eligible Applicant

Overview

Deadline

Exhibition Aboard Support Program

Museums and Art Institutions

The program is designed to support museums and art institutions overseas that organize exhibitions introducing Japanese art and culture to audiences overseas. In addition, this programe is designed to support overseas international exhibitions such as biennials/triennials introducing Japanese artists and their works. 

1st December, 2016

Support Program for Translation and Publication on Japan

Publishers (corporations)

The program is designed to provide financial assistance for foreign publishers to translate and/or publish Japan-related books. The grant shall cover part of the translation cost and/or publishing cost (paper cost, plate-making cost, printing cost, binding cost, etc.). By enabling the reduction of the selling price, and thus making books more accessible to the general public, especially books that are difficult to publish commercially, the program aims to promote better undestanding of Japanese culture and Japanese studies abroad. 

21st November, 2016

 
 

Japanese-Language Education Overseas

Program

Eligible Applicant

Overview

Deadline

Support Program for Organizations in Japanese- Language Education (Grants)

Non-profit Japanese language institutions and organizations

This program aims to support Japanese language education activities by targeting Japanese language teachers and students of overseas Japanese language institutions and organizations .

1st December, 2016

Long-Term Training Program for Teachers of the Japanese-Language

Educational organizations that provide Japanese Language Education 

This program is designed to provide teachers of the Japanese language in overseas organizations who are early in their career with an opportunity to improve their Japanese language skills, accquire the basic teaching methodology and deepen their knowledge of Japan.

1st December, 2016

Short-Term Training Program for Teachers of the Japanese-Language

Educational organizations that provide Japanese Language Education 

This program is designed to provide teachers of the Japanese language in overseas organizations, who have more than two years of experience in teaching Japanese language with an oppurtunity to improve their Japanese language skills and teaching methodology, and to cultivate their ability to understand other cultures.

1st December, 2016

Specific-Theme Training Program for Teachers of the Japanese-Language 

Educational organizations that provide Japanese Language Education  Training is provided on specific themes of (1) Course Design and (2) Development of teaching materials in fiscal 2017, to deepen knowledge on theories and methodologies related to the theme and to improve educational capacity, with the aim of resolving issues in educational settings. 1st December, 2016
Project-based Training Program for Teachers of the Japanese- Language Educational organizations that provide Japanese Language Education Training is provided to Japanese language teachers who are independently engaged in projects to resolve problems or challenges they face such as the teaching materials or curriculum development, so that they can improve their specialist knowledge and techniques in order to complete their projects. Applications as a team are accepted to accomplish certain projects. However, only three persons from each team can participate in the program. Both native and non-native speakers of Japanese may participate in this program. 1st December, 2016

Graduate Program in Japanese Language and Culture (Master’s Course)

Individuals with a recommendation from a representative of the institution(s) with which the individuals are affiliated

This program is designed to provide teachers of the Japanese language working abroad and government officials who have experience in teaching the Japanese language abroad and are expected to be leaders of the academic world of Japanese language education in their own regions/ countries, with an opportunity to obtain a Master’s degree in Japanese language education.

This graduate program is offered by the following two institutions:
(1) The Japan Foundation Japanese- Language Institute, Urawa (JFJLI, Urawa)
(2) The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

 

1st December, 2016

Program for Specialists in Cultural and Academic Fields

Specialists (researchers, postgraduate students, librarians, museum curators, etc.)

The program is designed to provide specialists (researchers, postgraduate students, librarians, museum curators, etc.) who need a good command of the Japanese language to conduct field work and research through an intensive residential training course on the Japanese language.

1st December, 2016

 

 

Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange

 

 

Program

Eligible Applicant

Overview

Deadline

Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences

Non-profit organizations

This program provides grants to partially cover expenses for implementing international intellectual collaborative projects such as international conferences. The program is designed to deepen mutual understanding and establish closer relations between Japan and other countries while promoting global intellectual exchange. 

1st December, 2016

Grant Program for Japanese Studies Project Non-profit organizations such as academic institutions from university level upwards or research institutions that are implementing Japanese studies activities  This program is designed to promote Japanese studies overseas by providing grants toward various Japanese studies projects implemented by overseas organizations. 1st December, 2016

Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Fellowship Program

Scholars, researchers and Ph.D candidates conducting research related to Japan

 

The program provides preeminent foreign scholars and researchers in the field of Japanese Studies with opportunities to conduct research in Japan, with the aim of supporting them and promoting Japanese Studies overseas. Experts in the fields of natural science, medical science, and engineering are excluded

1st December, 2016

 
 
For inquiries and clarifications, please contact The Japan Foundation, New Delhi.

5-A, Ring Road, Lajpat Nagar-IV, New Delhi 110 024, India / Tel: +91-11-2644-2969, 68, 71, 72 / Fax: +91-11-2644-2973 / E-mail: query@jfindia.org.in