Funding programmes

The British Council, together with its partners in Japan, supports exchange between young researchers from the UK and other countries. We are able to introduce a variety of funding to promote exchange through activities such as short-term visits and networking conferences.

Funding available through the British Council

Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Summer Programme

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is an independent administrative institution in Japan, established for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science in all fields of the natural and social sciences and the humanities. Its main functions are to foster young researchers, promote international scientific cooperation, award Grants-in-Aid for scientific research, support scientific cooperation between the academic community and industry and collect and distribute information on scientific research activities.

The application period for the 2016 Summer Programme has now closed.

The 2017 Summer Programme application period will open in the Autumn of 2016 so please check back again then.
Applicants must be British nationals and be able to present a valid UK passport as proof of nationality.

Enquiries: please e-mail us