The Nippon Foundation Fellows Program at the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies, Yokohama
New Scholarship Opportunity -- for PhD students in all fields of Japanese studies!!
The Nippon Foundation Fellows Program at the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies (IUC)
The IUC is pleased to announce a new 10-month fellowship program for Ph.D. students in all fields of Japanese studies, generously sponsored by The Nippon Foundation. The Nippon Foundation Fellows Program at the IUC aims to provide the most promising young scholars with the deep linguistic and cultural knowledge needed to become leaders in their fields, and to foster strong collegial bonds and intellectual exchange among them and with their IUC senpai.
In addition to their regular classes The Nippon Foundation Fellows will:
• Meet regularly with each other and the IUC Resident Director to discuss their research interests and experiences in Japan
• Invite an IUC alumni scholar to give a lecture at the IUC
• Conduct research during the second half of the program and present their results in Japanese at The Nippon Foundation Fellows Symposium at the end of the academic year
Eligibility: all applicants must be currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program, have a research focus on Japan, and an intention to pursue a career in academia upon completion of their doctoral degree.
Tuition: The Nippon Foundation fellows will receive a full tuition scholarship and a modest living stipend to attend the 10-Month Fellowship Program of the IUC in Yokohama.
Language Exam: required and offered in February, 2013
Applications: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/IUC/documents.html (select “Nippon Foundation Fellows Program Application”)
Note: It is not necessary to make a separate application to the IUC.
Applicants Must Submit: (1) a completed Nippon Foundation Fellows application form available on the IUC website, (2) a personal statement, (3) a description of research interests, (4) three letters of reference, (5) CV, and (6) transcripts from all universities attended and any relevant overseas studies coursework.
Deadline: postmarked by December 14, 2012
Application fee: $80.00
Send all application materials and fees to:
The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies
The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Encina Hall, Room C334 (MC 6055)
Stanford, CA 94305 USA
For further information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or vist the web site at www.stanford.edu/dept/IUC
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