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SOURCE Hakuho Foundation
TOKYO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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.
- Eligible research
- Eligible Researchers
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.
- Receiving organizations
Invited Fellows will conduct their research with the cooperation (facilities, research rooms, advisor) of one of the following receiving organizations:
International Research Center for Japanese Studies
National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
- Fellowship content
Hakuho Foundation will pay the receiving organization a hosting cooperation fee for the use of facilities, etc. by the Fellow.
- Fellowship period:
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 Guide (download from the following website)
Japanese site: http://www.hakuhodo.co.jp/foundation/program/index.html
English site: http://www.hakuhodo.co.jp/foundation/english/program/index.html
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: http://www.hakuhodo.co.jp/foundation/english/index.html
Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship Secretariat
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