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Canon Foundation in Europe - Research Fellowships in Japan

Each year, to contribute to the international understanding between Europe and Japan, the Canon Foundation in Europe grants up to 15 Research Fellowships to highly qualified European and Japanese researchers. Candidates are required to have obtained a PhD or MA higher degree within the previous ten years. Exceptional candidates who obtained their qualification more than ten years prior to application will also be considered. Such candidates are required to provide further supporting information in their application. Non-nationals are required to have permanent citizenship in either Europe or Japan. The Canon Foundation welcomes applications from all fields of research. European Fellows pursue a period of research in Japan and Japanese Fellows at host institutions in Europe. Fellowships are awarded for periods of at least three months up to a maximum of one year.

The Canon Foundation in Europe is a philanthropic, grant-making institution, active in the promotion of international cultural and scientific relations between Europe and Japan. It was established in 1987 by Canon Europa N.V., Canon's European Headquarters. Its goal is achieved by providing Research Fellowships to postgraduate students and researchers.

The deadline for applications is 15 September 2013.

To apply, please download the application form from www.canonfoundation.org, where you will also find further supporting information, terms and conditions.

For more information please contact: Canon Foundation, P. O. Box 2262, 1180 EG Amstelveen, The Netherlands; e-mail: foundation@canon-europe.com; www.canonfoundation.org