Research Grant for NF-JLEP Fellows

Graduate Students

The Research Grant for NF-JLEP Fellows (Graduate Students) provides research opportunities in Japan for outstanding fellows committed to improving the level of Japanese language education at their respective NF-JLEP institutions.

Intended for
Master’s or PhD students at NF-JLEP institutions who have received NF-JLEP funding in the past
For research into
Japanese-language education, the Japanese language, Japanese literature, or other fields related to the teaching of Japanese, conducted at a Japanese institution of higher education
Types and period of research
Data and resource collection, fieldwork, and collaboration with other researchers for 1 to 12 months in Japan
Application Guidelines
Application Deadline
Application for the 2019 program was closed.

*Application guidelines are in Japanese only.

*The call for applications for the Research Grant for NF-JLEP Fellows (Graduate Students) will be announced when the global COVID-19 situation is deemed to have stabilized.


Inquiries should be directed to:

nf‐jlep[a] (replace [a] with @)