National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC)
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Fellowships to USA individual researchers to promote Japanese studies across the country. The fellowship program is intended to support studies on the Japanese political economy, modern society, relations between the United States and Japan, and Japan's international relations. The purpose of the program is to foster exchange between American and Japanese scholars, support the next generation of Japanese scholars in the United States, and advance Japanese research studies.
The Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan program is a joint activity of the Japan - United States Friendship Commission (JUSFC) and the National Endowment for the Humanities.The program encourages innovative research that puts the research 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.
Appropriate disciplines for the research include anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, linguistics, political science, psychology, and sociology. Awards usually result in articles, monographs, books, e-books, digital materials, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources.
The fellowships are designed for researchers with advanced Japanese language skills whose research will require use of data, sources, and documents, onsite interviews, or other direct contact in Japanese. Fellows may undertake their projects in Japan, the United States, or both, and may include work in other countries for comparative purposes. Projects may be at any stage of development.
Applicants may seek funding for projects based on completed dissertations.
GrantWatch ID#: 180871
Applicants may request a period of performance of no less than six and up to twelve months at a stipend of $5,000 per month. The minimum stipend is $30,000 for six months and the maximum stipend is $60,000 for twelve months.
Period of performance: Six to twelve months. Recipients may begin their periods of performance as early as January 1, 2021, and as late as September 1, 2022.
The period of performance must be full-time and continuous. Teaching and administrative assignments or other major activities may not be undertaken during the period of performance.
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