Due February 18, 2021
The Japanese Studies Doctoral Research Grant provides up to $3500 to doctoral students to help defray the cost associated with research toward completing their dissertation. Graduate students may only receive up to 2 of these awards during doctoral degree. Within 1 month of the award period, students must submit a 1-2 page report to the Japanese Studies Coordinator. In order to be eligible for the Japanese Studies Doctoral Research Grant, students must:
- Be a doctoral student in the social sciences or humanities at the University of Pittsburgh
- Have achieved intermediate high proficiency in the Japanese language by the beginning of the award period
- Be an Asian Studies Certificate Student, or plan to become one.
Fellowships cannot be deferred for any reason.
Applications must include:
- Completed submittable form
- A detailed research project proposal (1200 words maximum)
- A detailed research budget- please use the budget form attached here.
- Three letters of reference, including one from the applicant's dissertation advisor
- Transcripts from applicant's graduate and undergraduate education
- Current CV
- TOEFL scores (if applicable)