TOKYO, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Hakuho Foundation, a public interest
incorporated foundation, began accepting applications for the 10th
Hakuho Japanese Research Fellowship on June 10.
With the goals of further strengthening the fundamentals of
international research into Japan and deepening understanding of Japan
through researchers' activities, the Hakuho Foundation Japanese
Research Fellowship invites leading international researchers of the
Japanese language, Japanese language education, Japanese literature and
Japanese culture to Japan to conduct residential research.
Japanese language and Japanese language education research
Japanese literature and Japanese culture research
International researchers working in the fields of Japanese language,
Japanese language education, Japanese literature or Japanese culture.
Applicants must be university professors, associate professors or
assistant professors with outstanding research results, or other
persons with equivalent research backgrounds.
Must have sufficient Japanese language proficiency to be able to conduct
research and interact in Japanese.
Must be non-Japanese nationals residing outside of Japan.
(Researchers with Japanese nationality who have resided outside Japan
for 10 years or more and are active in the academic community, etc., of
their current country of residence will also be considered)
Must be able to stay in Japan continuously for the duration of the
Those who have previously received support from another institution for
residential research in Japan may also apply.
Invited Fellows will conduct their research with the cooperation
(facilities, research rooms, advisor) of one of the following receiving
International Research Center for Japanese Studies
National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Airfares: Return economy class air tickets
Relocation allowance: 300,000 yen
Residential research expenses: 300,000 yen per month
Housing subsidy: up to 150,000 yen per month
International travelers' illness and injury insurance
Hakuho Foundation will pay the receiving organization a hosting
cooperation fee for the use of facilities, etc. by the Fellow.
Long-term (1 year):
September 1, 2015 - August 31, 2016
Short-term (6 months):
September 1, 2015 - February 29, 2016 (Round 1)
March 1, 2016 - August 31, 2016 (Round 2)
Application period: June 10 - October 31, 2014
Notification of results: Early March 2015
15 researchers from 12 countries were selected in the 9th Hakuho
Foundation Fellowship. They will begin research at their receiving
organizations from September 2014.
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 Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship and the
Hakuho Scheme for a Global Children's Japanese Language Network.
Hakuho Foundation website:
SOURCE: Hakuho Foundation
For further information:
Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship Secretariat
c/o e-side, Inc., B1 Fl., Shiba-Daimon MF Bldg., 2-1-16 Shiba-Daimon,
Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0012, Japan