Each year, to contribute to international understanding between Europe and Japan, the Canon Foundation offers 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.
Applications from all fields of research are welcomed. 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 the introductory movie on Youtube.
Deadline for applications: 15 September 2017
To apply, please visit the Canon Foundation’s website and register for their online application form at https://forms.canonfoundation.org/register.php. You will also find here further supporting information, terms and conditions.