Funding: AAS Northeast Asia Council Grants in Japan Studies

money [150-2]The AAS Northeast Asia Council (NEAC) offers Japan Studies grants as a result of generous funding from the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission, but the grant deadline is fast approaching.

Grants are available in the following categories: United States or Japan research travel; Japan conference/seminar/workshop organization; invitation of Japan distinguished speakers (see the links below for details).

The grant deadline for receiving applications in the AAS Ann Arbor office is Saturday, October 1, 2016.  Applications will only be accepted by email attachment and in the format indicated.  Award notification will be made by the end of November 2016.  Projects must begin after December 1, 2016and be completed and all forms submitted by August 10, 2017 to be considered.   

Please note:

  • Individual applicants must beS. citizens or permanent residents and institutional applicants must be located within the USA.  In general, seminars/workshops/conferences must beheld in the United States, however, an exception may be made if the host institution is a U.S. non-profit organization and the event is relevant to the U.S.-Japan bilateral relationship. Grant fund supported speakers or participants must be either U.S. citizens/permanent residents or Japanese nationals only.
  • For the United States and Japanresearch travelcategories only, applicants must becurrent AAS members at the time of application.  Reapplication restrictions apply for theseresearch travel 

Please see the AAS website for further details and application forms:

About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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