Faculty Grants in the field of Japanese Studies will normally be available only to UCLA ladder faculty ($5000 maximum).
Graduate Fellowships and Faculty Grants.
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 $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.
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.
Up to $8,000 available for a UCLA graduate student who is in a Japanese studies field.
The Notehelfer Prize recognizes the best unpublished research paper written by a UCLA Japanese Studies graduate student in any disciplinary field, among those submitted to the Notehelfer Prize Committee in a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.
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.
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.
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 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.
The Indonesian Studies Program offers travel grants for UCLA graduate and undergraduate students.
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.
Academic Year and Summer fellowships for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean language and area studies.
Academic Year and Summer fellowships for training in Latin American languages combined with area studies for UCLA graduate and undergraduate students.
Fellowships are for $30,000, one year, and not renewable. The purpose of the program is to support future American educators to become more knowledgeable about Japan.
This fund is designed to promote deeper understanding among members of the Japanese American community of their rich and diverse heritage.
The Blakemore Freeman Fellowships fund an academic year of advanced language study abroad of Chinese, Japanese, Korean and selected Southeast Asian languages. Since 1990, the Foundation has awarded over $14 million in language grants to individuals using an East or Southeast Asian language in their careers.
The Center for Historical Studies and McKeldin Library, University of Maryland, invite applications for two $1,500 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 Affairs Fellowship (IAF) assists mid-career scholars and professionals in advancing their analytic capabilities and broadening their foreign policy experience.
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