The Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies at UCLA supports multidisciplinary work on Japan by UCLA faculty and students and share its expertise with the public. The Center is actively expanding support for faculty and graduate students, building relationships with other universities and think tanks, and enhancing its role in the community.
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Application Period: 2/17/2015 - 3/2/2015
Center fellowships provide support to UCLA graduate students working in the fields of literature, linguistics, history, anthropology, architecture, art history, theater, ethnomusicology, sociology, and political science, as well as professional training related to Japan. Each application must be accompanied by a copy of transcript (official) and two letters of recommendation from faculty members who are familiar with the applicant’s academic performance. There is no citizenship requirement.
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Application Period: 1/12/2015 - 3/3/2015
The Travel Awards program assists UCLA graduate students with travel expenses related to their research on Japan and enables them to present papers at professional conferences. Students may apply for a grant to fund travel that has occurred since the last award deadline (the prior 6 months) or travel that will occur within the following 6 months. Awards may be used only for transportation costs to and from the conference or place of research. Students must show proof of seeking supplemental departmental funding.