Opportunities > Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation | exchange grants
01 Mar 2013

Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation | exchange grants

The Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation provides grants and scholarships for the exchange between Japan and the Nordic countries.

The objectives of the Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation are to enhance friendly relations between the five Nordic countries and Japan and to promote exchange between the peoples of the countries concerned, to increase international understanding and to attain peace in the world.

The Foundation fulfills its objectives by providing grants and scholarships to organizations, institutions and individuals in the Nordic countries and Japan. The aim is to promote research, development, education and training mainly within medicine, the humanities, social and natural sciences and technology.

Applications should be submitted to the local office in country where the applicant has his/her permanent residence. For details, applicants should inquire directly to the local office in their respective country.

Download the booklet "25 years History of the Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation" for examples of projects supported in recent years, including several involving cultural exchange and development.

NOTE: Deadlines vary according to the country of the applicant:

Japan: 15 January 2013

Norway: 15 January 2013

Denmark: 15 February 2013

Finland: 28 February 2013

Sweden: 1 March 2013