Grant Opportunities

Japan: 2021 Grants for Environmental Research Projects

Japan: 2021 Grants for Environmental Research Projects

Deadline: 9-Jun-21

The Sumitomo Foundation (hereafter “Foundation”) has launched a grant program to promote the resolution or improvement of any environmental issue, one of the most critical issues that humankind faces on the earth.

Funding Information

Total budget for fiscal 2021
General Research ¥70,000,000
Special Subject Research ¥30,000,000
Grant amount for each project
General Research Max ¥5,000,000
Special Subject Research: Max¥10,000,000
General Research One (1) year (November 2021-October 2022)
Special Research Two (2) years (November 2021-October 2023)
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General Research: Any research project, mainly in the field of social sciences, humanities, or natural science that is related to environmental issues.
Special Subject: Research Any research project, the object of which matches the research subject designated by Foundation set forth herein.
Eligibility Criteria

Regardless of the nationality, anyone who belongs to a university, a college or a research institution in Japan with an approval from an authorized person representing the affiliation to apply for this grant program.
Anyone other than above who has Japanese nationality or a permission for permanent residence in Japan.
Selection Process

Applications for this grant will be evaluated for selection by the Selection Committee of Foundation.
The Board of Directors of Foundation, scheduled to meet in October 2021, will give the final approval to the selection of the projects eligible for this grant.
Results of the selection will be notified to the applicants by letter.
Selection Criteria

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Selection shall put weight on the following perspectives;


The amount of grant applied for may be reduced as a result of the evaluation by the Selection Committee.
Foundation may not reply to any inquiries regarding the reasons for selection/rejection of the proposals.
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