• The Japan Foundation invites individuals and organizations that are planning international exchange projects to participate in our grant programs. Successful applicants are provided with grants, research scholarships, or other types of support. A variety of programs are organized by category and objective, each with its own stipulated conditions. Anyone or any organization satisfying eligibility requirements and meeting program objectives is welcome to apply to programs.

    The Japan Foundation Accepts Grant Applications
    FY April 2015 – March 2016

    TheJapan Foundation, Manila(JFM) is currently accepting applications for the fiscal year April 2015 – March 2016 Grant Programs in four major categories - Arts and Cultural Exchange, Japanese-Language Education Overseas, Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange and Strengthening Cultural Exchange in Asia, until the application deadline on December 1, 2014 (Monday).

     

    • Arts and Culture

    Program

    Eligible Applicant

    Overview

    Exhibition Aboard Support Program

    Organization

    The program is designed to support museums and art institutions overseas that organize exhibitions introducing Japanese art and culture to audiences overseas.

    Support Program for Translation and Publication on Japan

    Organization

    The program is designed to provide financial assistance for foreign publishers to translate and/or publish Japan-related books.

     

    • Japanese-Language Education Overseas

    Program

    Eligible Applicant

    Overview

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

    Individual

    The 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 countries, with an opportunity to obtain a Master's degree in Japanese language education

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

    Organization

    The program is designed to provide foreign teachers of the Japanese language who are early (at least 6 months)  in their career with an opportunity to improve their Japanese language skills and teaching methodology and to deepen their knowledge of Japan

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

    Organization

    The program is designed to provide foreign teachers of the Japanese language, who have at least two years of experience in teaching the Japanese language, with an opportunity to improve their Japanese language skills and teaching methodology and to deepen their knowledge of Japan

    Advanced Training Program for Teachers of the Japanese-Language

    Organization

    The program is designed for overseas educational organizations whose teacher(s); require more advanced expertise and skills as teachers of Japanese-language; have specific challenges they wish to address; and have issues they wish to resolve in the teaching of Japanese-language.

    Program for Specialists in Cultural and Academic Fields

    Individual

    The program is designed to provide specialists (researchers, postgraduate students, librarians, museum curators, etc.) with at least Level N4 Language Proficiency 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

     

    • Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange

    Program

    Eligible Applicant

    Overview

    Japanese Studies Fellowship Program

    Individual

    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.

    Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences

    Organization

    The  program is designed to strengthen intellectual exchange between Japan and other countries and to fortify Japan's intellectual contribution in the world by supporting dialogue on regionally or globally shared issues as well as on key global priorities

     

    • Strengthening Cultural Exchange in Asia

    Program

    Eligible Applicant

    Overview

    Grant Program for Promotion of Cultural Collaboration

    Organization

    The program provides grants to partially cover expenses incurred by specialists/specialist organizations in the fields of arts and culture, sports, or intellectual exchange in Asia which aims to conduct collaborative projects such as co-productions, joint researches, and projects to disseminate the results of these collaborative projects. The goal of the grant is to foster an awareness of empathy and coexistence among the people of Asia, including Japan, through collaboration.

    The Asia Center Fellowship Program

     

    Individual

    The program provides fellowship opportunities for specialists in Asia who are involved in activities such as conducting research, creative work, and building networks and platforms across a wide range of fields including arts and culture, sports, and intellectual exchange.

     

    The Japan Foundation 2015-2016 Program Guidelines and accompanying application forms can be accessed at The Japan Foundation Website – http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/program/list.html

    For inquiries / clarifications please contact The Japan Foundation, Manila; tel. #02-811-6155 to 58 or e-mail: email@jfmo.org.ph.

    Contact

    The Japan Foundation, Manila - 23/F, Pacific Star Bldg,, Makati Ave., Makati City
    Tel. # (02) 811-6155~58 /  Fax # (02) 811-6153 /  E-mail: email@jfmo.org.ph

     

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    Arts and Cultural Exchange

    https://www.jpf.go.jp/e/program/culture.html


    Japanese Language Education Overseas

    https://www.jpf.go.jp/e/program/japanese.html


    Japanese Studies Overseas and Intellectual Exchange

    https://www.jpf.go.jp/e/program/intel.html

     

    Strengthening Cultural Exchange in Asia

    https://www.jpf.go.jp/e/program/ac.html

     


    The Japan Foundation, Manila Grant Program Guidelines (2014-2015)

    JFM Local Grant Guideline

    JFM Local Grant Application Form