TOKYO, Sept. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Hakuho Foundation, a public interest
incorporated foundation, began accepting applications for the 8th
Hakuho Japanese Language Research Fellowship Program on September 3.
The Hakuho Japanese Language Research Fellowship Program aims to enhance
the fundamentals of research into the Japanese language and
Japanese-language instruction and to promote the deepening and
application to practical use of such research both in Japan and abroad
by inviting leading international researchers to Japan to conduct
research as residents.
Researchers to whom all of the following apply:
Engaged in research into the Japanese language or Japanese-language
University professors or associate professors with outstanding research
results, or other persons with equivalent research backgrounds.
Non-Japanese nationality. (Japanese nationals who have resided outside
Japan for 10 years or more and are active in the academic community of
their country of residence will also be considered)
Those able to visit Japan alone. (The grant is intended for researchers.
Accompanying family members cannot be accommodated)
Application period: September 3-October 31, 2012 Notification of
results: Mid-January 2013 (tentative) Fellowship period: October 1,
2013-September 30, 2014 (Long-term fellowships: 1 year; short-term
fellowships: 6 months)
National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Seven researchers from six countries were invited to the 6th Hakuho
Japanese Language Research Fellowship Program. They are scheduled to
present final reports of their findings in late September 2012.
Seven researchers from seven countries were invited to the 7th Hakuho
Japanese Language Research Fellowship Program. They will begin research
at their receiving institutions from October 2012.
About Hakuho Foundation
Established as an incorporated foundation in 1970, Hakuho Foundation was
recognized and commenced operating as a public interest incorporated
foundation in April 2011.
To nurture rich human qualities in children, tomorrow's leaders, Hakuho
Foundation supports child education, particularly in the areas of
language and culture, through such initiatives as the Hakuho Award for
outstanding child educators, the Hakuho Research Grant for Child
Education, the Hakuho Japanese Language Research Fellowship Program and
the Hakuho Scheme for Global Children's Japanese Language Network.
SOURCE: Hakuho Foundation
For further information:
Hakuho Japanese Language Research Fellowship Program Secretariat