Call for applications: Research Fellowships in Europe and Japan 2020 by the Canon Foundation

The Canon Foundation offers Research Fellowships to Europeans and Japanese postgraduates who want to carry out research in Japan and Europe respectively.
As a result of COVID-19, the original deadline of 15 September 2020 has been extended to 15 February 2021 for applications starting from September 2021 to December 2022.
Further info and the online application form can be found on their website at

Japan-Africa Exchange Program
The deadline for the Japan-Africa Exchange Program with Kyoto University is also extended to 15 February 2021 for applications between 1 April 2021 and 31 March 2022. For further information about the Program and the application form, please visit the Kyoto University Africa Unit website or email them at

Co-Sponsored Research Fellowships
The deadline for the Co-Sponsored Research Fellowship Programme with the European University Institute in Italy remains 18 October 2020. Interested candidates should apply for the Max Weber programme following instructions on the EUI website.

For questions about any of our programs, please directly contact the Canon Foundation at