Greetings from Sumitomo Foundation!
Sumitomo Foundation is now opening registration to apply for all research project funding on all japan related topic.
Purpose of the Program:
The program aims at enhancing mutual understanding between Asian countries and Japan through promoting research projects in the field of the social sciences or humanities that are related to Japan.
Eligible Projects for Application:
Any research project to be carried out by individual or a group in the field of the social sciences or humanities that is related to Japan.
Qualification of Applicant:
Researcher shall be of Asian (non Japanese) nationality, living outside Japan. Awarded researcher must conduct the proposed research by themselves.
|Application period :||September 1 – October 31, 2022|
|Grant period :||One year (April 2023 through March 2024)
In unavoidable case during the research period, it can be extended by another two years maximum upon request.
|Grant budget :||50 million in total, with 80 projects to be selected|
Applications will be accepted on the internet. Please pursue ‘Application Guide’ and ‘Procedure & Instruction for Application’ and access to the following link for application page after September 1st, when the application window is open.
Application Form, Application Guide and Procedure & Instruction for Application in Fiscal Year 2022 attached below, for your reference only.
The Application Form duly filled in shall be submitted through the website. A letter of recommendation, free-form from a person with an academic background, also shall be submitted through the website in PDF file.
Language for Application:
English or Japanese
The selection of applications will be made by the Foundation’s Selection Committee made up of certain persons of high academic standing. Based on such determination, the Foundation’s Board of Directors will approve the grant.