Funding

If you are looking for funding for your research or studies please have a look at these pages.

There is funding available for both Norwegian and Japanese, and publications of new funding opportunities  will also be posted on this page

Funding News

Two Nobel Prize’s to Japanese researchers

Two Nobel Prize’s to Japanese researchers

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 was awarded jointly to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald “for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass” “Kind of unbelivable”, said Mr. Kajita in an interview by Nobel media.  The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with one half jointly to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura for(…)

Applications now being accepted for the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship

Applications now being accepted for the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship

Registration deadline: Must arrive by October 30, 2015 (Only mailed applications will be considered) What is the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship? With the goals of further strengthening the fundamentals of international research into Japan and deepening international understanding of Japan through researchers’ activities, the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship invites leading international researchers of the Japanese(…)

Kavli prize laucreate lectures in Tokyo
October 31, 2015 : Okuyo Hall, Tokyo

Kavli prize laucreate lectures in Tokyo

The Kavli Prize recognizes scientists for their seminal advances in three research areas, astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. Kavli IPMU is proud to announce public lectures given by Dr. Thomas W. Ebbesen, the 2014 Laureate in Nanoscience, and by Dr. Alan H. Guth, the 2014 Laureate in Astrophysics, which will take place on October 31, 2015.(…)

Polar Research Program (POLARPROG)

Polar Research Program (POLARPROG)

  Deadline Announcement 25.11.2015  Funds to research on resources- and environmental management in Arctic and Antarctic. Objectives for the Program: The Polar Research Program (POLARPROG) is the Research Council of Norway’s most important tool for achieving good breadth and high quality of Norwegian polar research. The program contributes to maintain Norway’s special responsibility to stimulate(…)

Asia related Master’s course held in Dec. 2015 (In Norwegian)

Asia related Master’s course held in Dec. 2015 (In Norwegian)

Skriver du masteroppgave om et asiarelatert tema? Kunne du tenke deg å møte andre i samme båt, og å få tilbakemelding på oppgaven og tilnærmingen din? Asianettverket avholder vårt årlige mastergradskurs i desember, og alle som skriver om et asiarelatert tema er velkommen til å delta. Kurset er gratis, åpent for studenter fra hele landet, og(…)

Call for proposals for the High North Programme 2015

Call for proposals for the High North Programme 2015

The High North Programme supports collaboration between higher education institutions in Norway and institutions in Canada, China, Japan, Russia, the Republic of Korea and the United States in order to increase knowledge about the High North. Application The Programme supports projects contributing to increased knowledge about or relevant to the High North. Applications within all(…)

Scholarship for advanced studies and research in Japan

Scholarship for advanced studies and research in Japan

The Japanese ministry of Education (MEXT) are offering scholarships to foreign research students. Applicants must have completed the equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree, and be born on or after April 2nd 1981. The scholarships will run for 18 or 24 months, starting from April or October 2016, and there are no restrictions on the field(…)

Scholarship for undergraduate studies in Japan

Scholarship for undergraduate studies in Japan

The Japanese ministry of Education (MEXT) are offering scholarships to foreign students born between 2. April 1994 and 1. April 1990 who wish to study in Japan.  The scholarships will run for 5 (or in some cases 7) years, starting from April 2016, and there are no restrictions on the field of study. The application(…)

The Norway-Japan Society Study Grant 2015

The Norway-Japan Society Study Grant 2015

The Norway-Japan Society offers up to two study grants of JPY 200 000 (~NOK 13 000) for the year 2015. Applicants are to be 20 years old of age and above. Applicants must also be either Japanese who will be studying in Norway or Norwegian staying in Japan to study, for the period of 1(…)

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