Applications are invited for Toshiba International Foundation Fellowships to undertake research in Japan for the academic year 2017-2018. Fellowships are open to International students in any field of Japanese Studies.

The general aims of the European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) are stimulating interest in and encouraging research in Japanese studies in all the countries of Europe as well as USA and Japan, promoting the flow of information and communication in this particular field of studies through its triennial international conference, but also through symposia and workshops.


Scholarship Type

Fellowship is awarded to undertake research in Japan.


Eligible Courses

Fellowship is awarded in any field of Japanese Studies.


Value of Award

Applications are invited for Toshiba International Foundation scholarships for a three-month stay in Japan to be completed by the end of March 2018. Grantees can expect a fellowship of not more than 7,000 EUR.



Applicant Eligibility

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship.

Applicants must be doctoral students, and they should be specializing in any field of Japanese Studies at a European institution.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for these fellowships.


College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.



How to Apply

The mode of application is online. Applications must include:

  • A curriculum vitae and a brief statement (not more than 300 words) describing the project for which the applicant wishes to pursue their research in Japan. These two documents are to be submitted by the applicant via the online application system.
  • A letter of support from the student’s supervisor or advisor must be sent to the EAJS office separately by the advisor on the student’s behalf. It must be printed on university letterhead and display the advisor’s signature. The letter may be sent by post or in PDF format by email.


Application Deadline: The next application deadline is May 15, 2017.

Application Form

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