Sasakawa Foundation Grants, A Research Award in Japan

The Sasakawa Foundation now invites potential young group of people in Great Britania to apply and participate in Sasakawa Foundation Grants. The grants will be given to support work and research in the fields of Science, Medicine and the Environment, the Japanese Language and Japanese Studies as well as projects involving mutual learning in aspects of modern society. The awardees may expect to receive award maximum £6,000. Please note this grants do not support student fees. The deadline is Varies.

Program Description
Grants are intended to be “pump-priming” or partial support for worthwhile projects which would not otherwise be realised, and evidence of core funding should be available before any application is made for an award. There are no set budgets for any category of activity, but emphasis is placed on innovative projects and on those involving groups of people in both countries (especially young people) rather than individuals.

Scholarship Value
Foundation’s awards average £1,500 to £2,000 and do not normally exceed £5,000-£6,000 for larger-scale projects.

Level and Area of Studies
Grant will be given to support a professional project in the fields of Science, Medicine and the Environment, the Japanese Language and Japanese Studies as well as projects involving mutual learning in aspects of modern society.

Place of Study
The project can be taken in Japan

Eligibility and Criteria
Applications are not normally accepted from individuals seeking support for personal projects. However, an organisation may apply for a grant in support of the work of an individual which advances the aims of the Foundation, and an application from an individual may be considered if there is clear evidence of organisational support.

Applicants’ Nationality
Those with UK’s citizenship may apply this scholarship.

Application Instruction
Please apply this grants through the link below.

Submission Deadline
London:

  • December 15th for a decision in early March
  • March 31st for a decision by the end of May
  • September 15th for a decision in early November

Tokyo:

  • February 28th for a decision by the end of April
  • September 30th for a decision by the end of October

Website and Application Link