Full Funded Research Fellowship in Japanese Language and Literature at Hakuho Foundation

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Full Funded Research Fellowship in Japanese Language and Literature at Hakuho Foundation

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Hakuho Foundation invites leading international researchers of the Japanese language, language education, literature, and culture to conduct residential research by applying for the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship for 2019. The fellowship aims to further strengthen the fundamentals of international research into Japan and to deepen understanding of it. Around 15 fellows will be invited for a long-term period (12 months) or a short-term period (6 months).

Research Areas:

  • Japanese language
  • Japanese language education
  • Japanese literature
  • Japanese culture

Receiving Organizations:

Invited fellows will conduct their research with the cooperation of one of the following receiving organizations:

  • International Research Center for Japanese Studies
  • The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Urawa
  • Kyoto University
  • National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
  • Ochanomizu University
  • Ritsumeikan University
  • Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
  • Waseda University

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be affiliated with higher education or research institution
  • Be scholars or researchers with a doctoral degree (including degrees due to being granted on or before December 31, 2019) and an extensive research or education background
  • Have sufficient Japanese language proficiency to be able to conduct research in Japanese
  • Be non-Japanese nationals residing outside of Japan or Japanese nationals who have resided outside of Japan for 10 years or more and been active in the academic community in the country of their residence
  • Be able to stay continuously in Japan for the duration of the fellowship period and participate in research reporting sessions arranged by the foundation


Fellows will have their airfares, living and research expenses, housing and other expenses necessary for conducting research in Japan covered.

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Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Graduate Students, Young Professionals
Full funding
Opportunity Coverage
Travel costs, Accommodation, Participation fees, Stipend/ Living allowance
Opportunity will take place in
Required Documents
Sample of your work, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
Required Languages
English, Japanese
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Hakuho Foundation

Hakuho Foundation is a public interest incorporated foundation based in Tokyo, Japan established in 1970 with the vision of contributing... More details