Canon Foundation in Europe | Research Grants

The Canon Foundation in Europe offers grants for individuals (Europeans and Japanese nationals) to carry out research in Europe or Japan. European Fellows are expected to do their research in Japan whilst Japanese Fellows are expected to do their research in Europe.

Applicants should hold at least a Master’s Degree obtained in the last 10 years. All research fields are eligible – there are no restrictions. Fellowships are for 3 months to 1 year maximum with start dates from September 2021 to December 2022.

Further information and the online application form can be found on our website at

The deadline for applications has now been extended to 15 February, 2021. The earliest start date that an applicant can apply to do research will be from September 2021 until December 2022.

The Canon Foundation in Europe is a philanthropic, grant-making institution, active in the promotion of international culture and scientific relations between Europe and Japan.

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