Canon Foundation. Research Grants in Japan and Europe

Each year, to contribute to international understanding between Europe and Japan, we offer up to 15 Research Fellowships to highly qualified European and Japanese researchers.

Candidates need to have obtained at least their Master’s degree within the past ten years. Exceptional candidates who received their qualification more than ten years prior to application will also be considered. These candidates are required to provide further supporting information in their application. Non-nationals are required to have permanent citizenship in either Europe or Japan.

We welcome applications from all fields of research. European Fellows pursue a period of research in Japan and Japanese Fellows at host institutions in Europe. Fellowships are awarded for periods of at least three months up to a maximum of one year.

Take a look at our introductory movie on Youtube.

Deadline for applications: 15 September 2017

To apply, please visit our website and register for our online application form
You will also find here further supporting information, terms and conditions.

The following resources are available to view and download.

2017 Interactive Bulletin

The Canon Foundation Bulletin contains the latest news and announcements, an overview of this year’s Fellows, and news of past fellows awards and promotions.

About Canon Foundation

The Canon Foundation in Europe is a philanthropic, grant-making institution, active in the promotion of international cultural and scientific relations between Europe and Japan. It was established in 1987 by Canon Europa N.V., Canon’s European Headquarters.
Its goal is achieved by providing Research Fellowships to postgraduate students and researchers.</p/> Canon Foundation
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