It supports research on the modern Japanese society and political economy, Japan’s international relations, and US-Japan relations. The program also encourages innovative research that puts these subjects in wider regional and global contexts and is comparative and contemporary in nature. Research should contribute to scholarly knowledge or to the general public’s understanding of issues of concern to Japan and the United States.
Fellows may undertake their projects in Japan, the United States, or both, and may include work in other countries for comparative purposes.
***U.S. citizens are eligible to apply. Foreign nationals who have been living in the United States or its jurisdictions for at least the three years prior to the application deadline are also eligible.***
Deadline: Check deadline
Funder: Japan-US Friendship Commission
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