The Gen Foundation Grant

The Gen Foundation Grant 2018

The Gen Foundation Grant

About Gen Foundation

TheGen Foundation is a charitable trust which principally provides grants to students/researchers in natural sciences, in particular food sciences/technology.

The Gen Foundation was registered with the Charity Commission on 14th August 1998. 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.

The Foundation is supporting those who excel in the areas of natural sciences, in particular food sciences/technology.

Since 1998, awards have been granted to over 100 people studying or researching within these fields. Successful candidates are asked to submit a report to the Trustees at the end of their studies.

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

Diversity Policy

The Foundation is committed to providing equal opportunities to all candidates. It is the policy of the Foundation not to discriminate against any candidate, whether it be on the grounds of:

* colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin;

* religion or belief;

* sex, marital status or gender reassignment;

* sexual orientation;

* disability; or

* age.


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 Bachelorís degree or equivalent.

The Foundation does not support undergraduates, short-term training, conferences, seminars, or thesis writing. Such applications will not be considered.

How To Apply:

Before applying for the Gen Foundation grant, you are strongly recommended to check whether you are eligible to apply.

Contact The Gen Foundation

The Gen Foundation, Registered UK Charity No. 1071026

Tel: +44(0) 20 7495 5564


45 Old Bond Street, London W1S 4DN, United Kingdom

Office hours : Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (except public holidays)

For more details please refer the Website :

The Gen Foundation Grant