Numerous awards and programs for undergraduate or graduate students who wish to conduct research/study in Japan
The Blakemore Foundation was established in 1990 by Thomas and Frances Blakemore to encourage the advanced study of Asian languages and to improve the understanding of Asian fine arts in the United States.
Applications from students who will study in Japan during the Spring 2013 semester -- beginning in January 2013 or later -- will be due October 10, 2012.
Fellows must be American citizens between the ages of 27 and 45. They may be drawn from academia (including think tanks), government (including the executive and legislative branches at both the federal and state levels), business or the media. The program is intended for non-specialists in Japan.
The Fowler Museum offers fellowships to any graduate student registered at UCLA and planning a career in a field related to the goals of the award is eligible.
Fellowships are for $24,000, one year, and not renewable. The purpose of the program is to support future American educators to become more knowledgeable about Japan.
For university or college graduates interested in studying educational methods and school management, pursuing graduate studies at a Japanese university; for graduate students interested in pursuing Japanese Studies in Japan; for high school graduates who wish to study vocational skills at a vocational school in Japan
The Pasona Internship Program is a non-profit organization which allows outstanding undergraduate and graduate students to participate in a two month internship at a Japanese company.
The primary function of this program is to promote educational and cultural exchanges between Japan and the United State. Reitaku University, a private university in the Tokyo area, has worked closely with its sister organization, the RICE Japanese Language Program in Washington, D.C. RFA builds on this decade of training experience in Washington
The Social Science Research Council supports post-doctoral fellowships and faculty research related to Japan in the humanities and social sciences through several programs.
The current President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program offers postdoctoral research fellowships and faculty mentoring to qualified scholars committed to university careers in research, teaching, and service that will enhance the diversity of the academic community at the University of California.
Online application is due November 1 each year, and reference and mentor letters are due December 1.
The Center for Historical Studies and McKeldin Library, University of Maryland, invite applications for two $1,200 grants to support research in the library's Prange Collection and East Asia Collection on topics related to the period of the Allied Occupation of Japan and its aftermath, 1945-1960.
The International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Kyoto, Japan) is pleased to announce three openings for foreign scholars to reside at the Center and participate during the Japanese academic year 2014-2015 in the following team research projects.