Apply for Gen Foundation Grant

Deadline Date: February 29, 2024

Donor Name: Gen Foundation

Grant Size: Not Available

The Gen Foundation is seeking applications to provide grants to students/researchers in natural sciences, in particular food sciences/technology.

The aim of the Foundation is to enhance the importance of cross-cultures between Japan and the rest of the world in today’s global society.

All potential candidates should be aware that the Gen Foundation grants are one-off, non-renewable awards.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The GF considers applicants living in all countries.
  • To be eligible for a Gen Foundation grant, an applicant:
    • Must study and/or research in the field of natural sciences, in particular food sciences/technology and
    • Should hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • The Foundation does not support undergraduates, short-term training, conferences, seminars, or thesis writing.  Such applications will not be considered.

Required Documents

  • Prepare the following documentation:
    • One complete application form
      • Typed applications only; handwritten applications will not be considered
      • English only
    • One recent passport-sized photograph
      • Attached to application form
      • Portraits will not be accepted
    • An up-to-date curriculum vitae (resume)
      • English only
    • TWO original and signed letters of reference
      • English or Japanese
      • Not photocopied
      • Not scanned
      • Not emailed
    • Evidence of acceptance by an organisation/institution
      • Evidence of a conditional letter is acceptable
      • Photocopied or Original

For more information, visit Gen Foundation.

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