03 Dec 2018

Japan Foundation Asia Center - 2019 Grant and Fellowship Programs call

The Japan Foundation Asia Center is welcoming applications for the first round of 2019 Grant and Fellowship Programs.  Exchange projects in the arts and culture, sports, intellectual exchange, and more are eligible.

If you are thinking of a project in or with counterparts in Asia, please do use this opportunity to develop and materialize your ideas.

Send your applications by DEC. 3, 2018! We look forward to receiving your applications.

There are three separate JFAC programmes - check carefully for eligibility, dates and application process:

1. The Grant Program for Enhancing People-to-People Exchange

This program is designed to expand the bases for exchange and to promote understanding and friendship among people in Japan and ASEAN. Grants are provided to successful exchange projects at grassroots and regional level conducted by Japan-based organizations.

Eligible Applicants
Organizations based in Japan are eligible.
* Grants programs offered by the Japan Foundation’s overseas offices are available for applicants from ASEAN countries. Please contact the Japan Foundation’s offices in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia for more information.

2. The Grant Program for Promotion of Cultural Collaboration

This program is designed to generate new cultures together within Asia. Grants are provided to successful collaborative projects conducted by organizations and professionals in Japan and ASEAN.


Eligible Applicants
Organizations based in ten ASEAN countries or Japan.

3.The Asia Center Fellowship Program

This program is designed to encourage joint or cooperative projects that cross national cultural borders among individuals. Fellowships are offered to successful applicants who plan to pursue their research and activities outside their home country (or countries), and who seek to further develop their field(s) of expertise and form networks between individual and institutional counterparts in ASEAN and/or Japan in a wide range of fields.


Eligible Applicants
Residents of Japan or one of the ten ASEAN countries, and who holds a nationality, citizenship, or permanent residency of Japan or one of the ten ASEAN countries.

Applications are invited from organisations based in Japan and the 10 ASEAN countries of Southeast Asia.

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