Faculty Grants in the field of Japanese Studies will normally be available only to UCLA ladder faculty ($5000 maximum).
The UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies invites applications for a 1-year postdoctoral position every other academic year. The fellow will be expected to be in residence at UCLA, teach a one-quarter undergraduate course, present one public lecture, and to participate actively in Center colloquia and other public programs during the fellowship year.
Indonesian Studies Small Grants are available to UCLA graduate and undergraduate students for research for Spring/Summer 2021. The application deadline is May 3, 2021.
Funding for research on Taiwan. Deadline: April 30, 2021
One-year postdoctoral fellowship in Taiwan studies with a social science or policy focus
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.
Four scholarships of up to $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 $7,000 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.
Funding for study in Taiwan. Deadline: March 31, 2021
Up to $8,000 available for a UCLA graduate student who is in a Japanese studies field.
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.
Funding for research on Taiwan. Deadline: March 29, 2021
Graduate Fellowships and Faculty Grants. Deadline: March 29, 2021
The UCLA International Institute is proud to announce the 2021 Kramer & Siebert Internship Scholarships. Funds will provide financial support to students who have secured Spring or Summer internships abroad or internships that will improve their financial literacy skills, and who are enrolled in the International and Area Studies 195CE internship course.
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.
Funding for research on Taiwan. Deadline: February 24, 2021
Deadline: February 24, 2021
Funding for Chinese language and area studies. Deadline: February 24, 2021
This fund is designed to promote deeper understanding among members of the Japanese American community of their rich and diverse heritage.
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