Applications are now open for the National Library of Australia's Japan Study Grants.

The grants are open to postgraduates, honours students, academic staff or independent researchers resident in Australia who wish to use the Japan-related collections of the National Library for their research.

The grant covers travel, accommodation and living costs in Canberra for four weeks.

For more information and to apply online, visit http://www.nla.gov.au/japanese/study-grants

Applications close on Friday 30 September.