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Articles by Mariko Bird

The Sasakawa Fellowship

Approximately 15 fellowships of up to $5,000 each will be awarded to continuing UCLA graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in Japanese Studies. Preference will be given to those who have demonstrated competence in the Japanese language. Categories of funding include, but are not limited to, fieldwork in Japan, tuition and fees, dissertation writing support, and other research-related travels.
Published on: 11/18/2013
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The George and Sakaye Aratani Fellowship

Two fellowships of up to $8,000 each will be available for a beginning or continuing UCLA graduate student working in any area of Japanese Studies. Students of Japanese American descent who specialize in Japan-related graduate studies are particularly encouraged to apply.
Published on: 7/26/2011
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The George and Sakaye Aratani Field Experience Scholarship

Up to three scholarships of $14,000- $25,000 will be available for a dissertation stage or professional advanced degree stage UCLA student to support an extended period of research and study in Japan.
Published on: 7/26/2011
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The Herbert and Helen Kawahara Fellowship

A fellowship of $8,000 will be available for UCLA graduate students who wish to develop Japan expertise as they pursue professional training in a given academic discipline. Students with little or no Japanese studies background will be considered, as will those who intend to expand their earlier work on Japan.
Published on: 7/26/2011
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The Sasakawa Japanese Language Study Fellowship

A few fellowships of up to $10,000 each will be available for UCLA graduate students who plan to study the Japanese language in Japan or in the United States. This fellowship is not designed for taking Japanese classes at UCLA during the normal academic year, but is primarily for programs such as IUC (whole year or summer), Middlebury College Summer Program, or UCLA Summer intensive program.
Published on: 7/26/2011
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Terasaki Research Travel Grant

Call for Proposals for scholars who wish to use the Gordon W. Prange Collection at UCLA
Published on: 8/14/2009
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Japanese History position at University of Mississippi

Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in pre-20th century Japanese history
Published on: 10/4/2006
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National Symposium of Leading Graduate Students Explores Minorities in Japanese Society

Tenth Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Japanese Studies was held at UCLA May 3. Eleven top graduate students from nine universities present views of "The Other Within." Here are abstracts of their provocative papers.
Published on: 5/9/2003
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