The 2014 Toyota Foundation Research Grant Program

credits:Toyota

credits:Toyota

 

Deadline: September 5, 2014

The Toyota Foundation is inviting project proposals for 2014 Research Grant program entitled ‘Exploring New Values for Society’. The major aim of the research grant is to respond to a diverse array of social issues, with a focus on areas of human and natural environment, social welfare, and education and culture.

Description

Joint Research Projects led by project team – Up to around 4 million yen for projects spanning one (1) year and up to around 8 million yen for projects spanning 2 years. Total allocated grant amount is approximately 80 million yen.

Individual Research Projects carried out by individuals – Up to around 1 million yen for projects spanning one (1) year and up to around 2 million yen for projects spanning 2 years. Total allocated grant amount is approximately 20 million yen.

Eligibility :

  • Applicants (project representatives / participants) can be citizen and resident of any nation, without any restriction.
  • There is no restriction to the applicants’ affiliation (or lack or affiliation) with any university, research institute, NPO/NGO, or other organization.
  • Grant request cannot be made for the payment of personnel or living expenses of the applicants.
  • Proposed projects that involve research in different disciplines and fields of activity involving the participation or cooperation of  researchers affiliated with universities or research institutes in the grant recipient’s country and elsewhere, as w ell as those involved with NPOs and NGOs are prioritized.

Note: Proposals can be submitted from 25 August till 5 September 2014.