Center Funding

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Faculty Research, Travel, Exchange Programs, and Symposia Grant

Faculty Grants in the field of Japanese Studies will normally be available only to UCLA ladder faculty ($5000 maximum).
Amount: up to $5,000
Deadine: 4/11/2014

Hans H. Baerwald Graduate Student Fellowship

Up to $8,000 available for a UCLA graduate student who is in a Japanese studies field.
Amount: ~$8,000
Awards: 1
Deadine: 3/3/2014

Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Community Outreach Program Fund

This fund is designed to promote deeper understanding among members of the Japanese American community of their rich and diverse heritage.
Amount: up to $3,000
Deadine: 12/6/2013

Sasakawa Student Conference Grants

Amount: $300
Deadine: 3/3/2014

Terasaki Postdoctoral Fellowship in Japanese Studies

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.
Deadine: 3/3/2014

The George and Sakaye Aratani Fellowship

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.
Amount: up to $8,000
Awards: 2
Deadine: 3/3/2014

The George and Sakaye Aratani Field Experience Scholarship

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.
Amount: ~$25,000
Awards: 3
Deadine: 3/3/2013

The Gordon W. Prange Collection and the Terasaki Research Travel Grant

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.
Deadine: Varies

The Herbert and Helen Kawahara Fellowship

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.
Amount: $8,000
Awards: 1
Deadine: 3/3/2014

The Notehelfer Prize

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.
Amount: $400
Awards: 1
Deadine: 3/3/2014

The Sasakawa Fellowship

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.
Amount: up to $5,000
Awards: approximately 15
Deadine: 3/3/2014

The Sasakawa Japanese Language Study Fellowship

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.
Amount: up to $10,000
Awards: 3
Deadine: 3/3/2014