Hakuho Japanese Language Research Fellowship, Japan

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Hakuho Japanese Language Research Fellowship, Japan

Fellowship program for international researchers in Japan

Study Subject : Japanese language

Employer : The Hakuho Foundation

Level : Postdoctoral

Research Fellowship Description :

The Hakuho Japanese Language Research Fellowship Program invites leading international researchers of the Japanese language and Japanese language instruction to Japan for residential research, with the aim of further developing and practicalizing research in these fields both in Japan and overseas, and enhancing the fundamentals of the research

Applicants to this program must satisfy all of the following qualifications :

(1) Be engaged in research into the Japanese language or Japanese language instruction.

(2) Be university professors or associate professors with outstanding results in research, or other persons with equivalent research backgrounds.

(3) Be non – Japanese nationals, in principle. Japanese nationals that have resided outside of Japan for 10 years or more and who are active in the academic community of their country of residence will, however, also be considered.

(4) Be able to come to Japan alone, in principle. (As the grant is intended for researchers, the Foundation does not permit accompanying family members in principle, and is unable to offer assistance in such cases.)

Fellowship Application Deadline : 31st October 2010.

For further fellowship information and application visit this page : http://www.hakuhodo.co.jp/foundation/english/program/pdf/details_e_6th.pdf.