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Grant type: Pre-paid grant
Application deadline: November 1, 2016
Funding opportunity: Institutional funding for U.S.-based institutions/organizations with 501(c)(3) status
Funding maximum: Maximum of $150,000 per year for up to three years. Applicants must be prepared to equally match the grant amount.


This annual program is designed to encourage innovative and sustained growth of Japanese studies in the United States. Each institution should formulate convincing proposals that enhance the teaching of Japan, the quality of research on Japan, the quality of equipment and materials (including libraries), and provide opportunities for students and faculty to travel to Japan.


Projects must commence between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018 and its duration can be up to three years. The maximum amount of the grant request from the Japan Foundation is $150,000 per year.


The application must be received by the Japan Foundation, New York by post no later than Tuesday, November 1, 2016.


Application materials (links below)

Guidelines & Instructions

Application Form

Budget Sheet

Curriculum Vitae


List of Past Awardees

2017-2018 IPS Program Awardees
2016-2017 IPS Program Awardees
2015-2016 IPS Program Awardees
2014-2015 IPS Program Awardees
2013-2014 IPS Program Awardees
2012-2013 IPS Program Awardees
2011-2012 IPS Program Awardees
2010-2011 IPS Program Awardees

2008-2009 IPS Program Awardees


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