Application period: September 3- October 31, 2012
What is the Hakuho Japanese Language Research Fellowship Program?
Inviting leading overseas researchers to Japan to advance research into the Japanese language and Japanese language instruction.
Overseas research into the Japanese language and Japanese language instruction not only deepens international understanding of Japan and the Japanese language, it also offers valuable hints to researchers working in the same fields in Japan.
The Hakuho Japanese Language Research Fellowship Program aims to enhance the fundamentals of research into the Japanese language and Japanese language instruction and to promote the deepening and practicalization of such research both in Japan and abroad by inviting leading international researchers to Japan for residential research.
Researchers to which all of the following apply:
– Engaged in research into the Japanese language or Japanese language instruction.
– University professors or associate professors with outstanding research results, or other persons with equivalent research backgrounds.
– Non-Japanese nationality (Japanese researchers who have resided outside Japan for 10 years or more and are active in the academic community of their country of residence will also be considered).
– Airfares, living and research expenses, housing subsidy and other expenses necessary for conducting research in Japan
– Short-term (6-month) and long-term (12-month) fellowships available
– Around 5 fellows will be invited each year
Research while in Japan
Invitees will conduct their research in cooperation with the National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies and Waseda University.