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This fund is designed to promote deeper understanding among members of the Japanese American community of their rich and diverse heritage.
Open to UCLA faculty
This grant can be used during the summer or the 2013-2014 academic year. It is not available to applicants who have received funds of an equal or larger amount from another source for the same project.
Open to UCLA faculty
UCLA proudly announces the Jorge Paulo Lemann Scholarship and Fellowship Fund, established to strengthen educational exchange between UCLA and Brazil. The fund will provide partial support to Brazilian students accepted for study at UCLA and to UCLA students participating in established programs of study in Brazil.
Open to non-UCLA faculty and graduate students from institutions of higher learning with minimal access to substantial Latin American research resources.
Research grants for UCLA Doctoral and Master's students
The Burkle Center seeks proposals for faculty research working groups and faculty research projects for the academic year 2013-14.
The UCLA Library is now the proud, and only West Coast, owner of a microform set of magazines and newspapers from the Prange Collection, the premier archive of Japanese print media from the Allied Occupation.
For UCLA graduate students in any field. Application deadline: March 25, 2013
Graduate Fellowships and Faculty Grants. Deadline: March 25, 2013
The Indonesian Studies Program of UCLA's Center for Southeast Asian Studies offers fellowships to support graduate student research on Indonesia.
Up to $8,000 available for a UCLA graduate student who is in a Japanese studies field.
The Notehelfer Prize recognizes the best unpublished research paper written by a UCLA Japanese Studies graduate student in any disciplinary field, among those submitted to the Notehelfer Prize Committee in a given year.
Two fellowships of up to $8,000 each will be available for a beginning or continuing UCLA graduate student working in any area of Japanese Studies. Students of Japanese American descent who specialize in Japan-related graduate studies are particularly encouraged to apply.
Up to three scholarships of $14,000- $25,000 will be available for a dissertation stage or professional advanced degree stage UCLA student to support an extended period of research and study in Japan.
A fellowship of $8,000 will be available for UCLA graduate students who wish to develop Japan expertise as they pursue professional training in a given academic discipline. Students with little or no Japanese studies background will be considered, as will those who intend to expand their earlier work on Japan.
Approximately 15 fellowships of up to $8,000 each will be awarded to continuing UCLA graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in Japanese Studies. Preference will be given to those who have demonstrated competence in the Japanese language. Categories of funding include, but are not limited to, fieldwork in Japan, tuition and fees, dissertation writing support, and other research-related travels.
A few fellowships of up to $10,000 each will be available for UCLA graduate students who plan to study the Japanese language in Japan or in the United States. This fellowship is not designed for taking Japanese classes at UCLA during the normal academic year, but is primarily for programs such as IUC (whole year or summer), Middlebury College Summer Program, or UCLA Summer intensive program.
Faculty Grants in the field of Japanese Studies will normally be available only to UCLA ladder faculty ($8000 maximum).