The UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies invites applications for a 1-year postdoctoral position every academic year. The fellow will be expected to teach a one-quarter undergraduate course and present one public lecture while in residence, and to participate actively in Center colloquia and other public programs during the fellowship year. The Center welcomes applications from around the world.
Research grants for UCLA Doctoral and Master's students
Faculty Grants in the field of Japanese Studies will normally be available only to UCLA ladder faculty ($5000 maximum).
Field work grants of up to $6000 for study in Taiwan
This grant can be used during the summer or the 2015-2016 academic year.
Open to non-UCLA faculty and graduate students from institutions of higher learning with minimal access to substantial Latin American research resources.
Graduate Fellowships and Faculty Grants.
The Notehelfer Prize recognizes the best unpublished research paper written by a UCLA Japanese Studies graduate student in any disciplinary field, among those submitted to the Notehelfer Prize Committee in a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.
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.
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.
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.
Up to $8,000 available for a UCLA graduate student who is in a Japanese studies field.
Approximately 15 fellowships of up to $5,000 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.
FLAS fellowships are designed to support graduate and undergraduate students who are studying Southeast Asian languages and area studies courses. Languages for academic year fellowships are Filipino, Indonesian, Khmer, Thai or Vietnamese. Fellowships are always contingent upon receipt of funds from the U.S. Department of Education.
This fund is designed to promote deeper understanding among members of the Japanese American community of their rich and diverse heritage.
Taiwan Fellowship is awarded to foreign affairs experts and scholars interested in conducting research at Taiwanese academic institutions in areas related to Taiwan, mainland China, cross-strait relations, Chinese studies, or the Asia-Pacific region as a whole.
UCLA proudly announces the Jorge Paulo Lemann 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.
The Indonesian Studies Program offers fellowships to support student research on Indonesia.
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