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

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      Deadline: December 1, 2016 (Thursday)
      Download:  Grant Program Application Guidelines 2017 and accompanying Application Forms

      TheJapan Foundation, Manila(JFM) is currently accepting applications for the fiscal year April 2017 – March 2018 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, 2016 (Thursday).

                                          

      •   Arts and Cultural Exchange

        

      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

      Training Program for Teachers of the Japanese-Language on a Specific Theme (1)Course Design

      (2) Development of Teaching materials

      Individuals

      Training is provided on specific themes to deepen knowledge on theories and methodologies related to the theme and to improve educational capacity, with the aim of resolving issues in education settings

      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 Japanese Projects

      Organization

      The program promotes Japanese Studies by providing grants toward various Japanese Studies projects implemented by overseas organizations

       

      •   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 2017-2018 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.

      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