Kurita Water and Environment Foundation Research Grant Program
The KWEF supports scientists in ASIAN countries who are conducting research in their own countries on the conservation and restoration of water resources, which are defined as oceans, surface water and underground water as well as the areas of land adjacent to them.
These grants are intended to support academic research.
Programs aimed primarily at generating business profit are not eligible.
Areas of Research Supported
Ａ．Physical and chemical properties of water
Ｂ．New technologies for conservation and restoration of water resources.
(River, Lake, Pond, Discharge etc.)
Ｃ．New technologies for water measurement and assessment
１．The applicant must reside in Asian countries
（except Thailand,Indonesia and Vietnam.）
２．The applicant must conduct research at university, college,
or associated institute.
３．The applicant would be 40years old or less.
４．The applicant must submit a recommendation letter of
"Japanese researcher" .
* For the applicant in Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam,
please refer KARG（KWEF-AIT research grant )
Duration of Grant
Obligations of the Recipients of research grants
Recipients of research grants must submit a summary report fill in English on the results of their research to the chief director of KWEF by October 31, 2017.
This report should consist of a one or two pages (A4 size) description of the results gathered to date, along with any necessary supplementary materials.
The researcher must also submit an expense report, by October 31, 2017. This should consist of an itemized list of expenses paid for with the grant money, and should be attached by Receipts.
The researcher should be also submit copies of the research paper to the KWEF.
Recipients should describe the acknowledgment in papers. "Kurita Water and Environment Foundation Grant"
1. Application Form for Research Grant in English or Japanese.
(Download button is bottom of this page)
2. Recommendation letter of Japanese Researcher
(one page, in Japanese or English)
(2) Application method
(3) Application Period
4/1 ~ 5/12
From April 1st to May 12th, 2016 (Japan time)
* The recommendation letter should be attached when the applicant would send the application form.
* The incomplete application form anre not accepted.
* The application submitted after the period are not accepted..
* The accepted application sheets could not be replaced.