Daiwa Foundation Awards covers projects in academic, professional, arts, cultural and educational fields. Awards seek to encourage the development and sustainability of UK-Japan partnerships between such organizations as museums and art galleries, theatres and performing arts groups, schools and universities, and grassroots and professional bodies.

  • Any project which involves a significant level of collaboration between British and Japanese partners can be considered.
  • Support for scientific collaborations was separately provided through The Royal Society-Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation International Exchanges Scheme.

Award value:

  • £7,000-£15,000; enable British and Japanese partners to work together in the context of an institutional relationship.

Daiwa Foundation Awards cannot be used for:

  • any project that does not involve both a British and a Japanese partner
  • general appeals
  • capital expenditure (eg, building refurbishment, equipment acquisition, etc)
  • school, college or university fees
  • research or study by an individual school/college/university student
  • salary costs or professional fees
  • commissions for works of art
  • retrospective grants
  • replacement of statutory funding
  • commercial activities

How to apply:

  • Apply online
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization Daiwa Foundation Japan House
Fellowship Level Research grants
Country UK
Subject areas All disciplines
Fellowship amount £7,000-£15,000
Deadline 31 March & 30 September


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