type: graduate
deadline: 10/31/2016

For more info, please contact:
Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship Secretariat
E: ip-office@hakuhofoundation-ip.jp

Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship
With the goals of further strengthening the fundamentals of international research into Japan and deepening international understanding of Japan through researchers' activities, the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship invites leading international researchers of the Japanese language, Japanese language education, Japanese literature and Japanese culture to Japan to conduct residential research.

What is the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship?

With the goals of further strengthening the fundamentals of international research into Japan and deepening international understanding of Japan through researchers’ activities, the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship invites leading international researchers of the Japanese language, Japanese language education, Japanese literature and Japanese culture to Japan to conduct residential research.

Application period: June 10-October 31, 2016
Research period: September 1, 2017-August 31, 2018 (6 months or 12 months)

Eligible Research

Japanese language and Japanese language education research
Japanese literature and Japanese culture research

Eligible Researchers

International researchers working in the fields of Japanese language, Japanese language education, Japanese literature or Japanese culture. University professors, associate professors and assistant professors who have outstanding research results that have future potential, and other persons with equivalent research backgrounds, are eligible to apply.

Fellowship Content

Invited fellows will have their airfares, living and research expenses, housing and other expenses necessary for conducting research in Japan covered.
Long-term (12-month) and short-term (6-month) fellowships are available.
Around 15 fellows will be invited each year.

Receiving Organizations

Invited research fellows will conduct their research with the cooperation of one of the following receiving organizations:
- International Research Center for Japanese Studies
- The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Urawa
- Kyoto University
- National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
- Ochanomizu University
- Ritsumeikan University
- Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
- Waseda University

For more information, including application requirements and procedures, please visit the Hakuho Foundation website at: http://www.hakuhodo.co.jp/foundation/english/program/index.html