Grants for researchers:
- Japanese Studies Fellowship Program (deadline: Dec 2, 2013)
- Intellectual Exchange Conference Grant (deadline: Dec 2, 2013)
See details here: http://www.jpf.org.au/grants/japanesestudies.html
Other grants: Publications
The Japan Foundation also offers a Support Program for Translation and Publication on Japan. This grant is awarded to publishers, not individual writers or researchers, but may be useful to keep in mind nonetheless (deadline: November 19, 2013). Note that The Japan Foundation produced a booklet last year called ‘Worth Sharing’, recommending new fiction titles for translation into Japanese.
Grant details: http://www.jpf.org.au/grants/artandculture.html
‘Worth Sharing’ (pdf/2.8MB): http://www.jpf.go.jp/j/culture/media/publish/dl/worth_sharing.pdf
Other grants: Language training
Researchers looking to building their Japanese-language skills may also be interested in the Japanese-Language Programs for Specialists grant (deadline: Dec 2, 2013).
See details here: http://www.jpf.org.au/grants/language.html