Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Fellowship Program

Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Fellowship Program

This program provides preeminent foreign scholars and researchers in the field of Japanese studies with opportunities to conduct research in Japan, with the aim of supporting them and promoting Japanese studies overseas. Experts in the fields of natural science, medical science, and engineering are excluded. There are three subcategories as follows.

Scholars and Researchers〈Long-Term〉

Applicants: Scholars and researchers conducting research related to Japan (comparative research included) in the humanities and social sciences.
Duration: 2 to 12 months (excluding 59 days or less)

Scholars and Researchers〈Short-Term〉

Applicants: Scholars and researchers conducting research related to Japan (comparative research included) in the humanities and social sciences, whose projects require them to travel to Japanto carry out research, gather materials, etc.,intensively over a short period of time.
Duration: 21 to 59 days

Doctoral Candidates

Applicants: Ph.D. candidates, conducting researchrelated to Japan (comparative research included)in the humanities and social sciences, who havecompleted (or will have completed by thebeginning of the fellowship) the necessarycoursework, and find itnecessary to visit Japanto complete their dissertations.
Duration: 4 to 12 months

Details, eligibility and application