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Japan Travel Grants

Attention, Graduate Students in Asia/Japan Studies:

KCC Japan Education Exchange (KCC-JEE) $2000 Travel Grants 2013 Fellowship
KCC-JEE is offering travel grants for research in Japan for up to $2000 each.

Application materials will be available at the KCC Japan Education Exchange website by the next week. Please check at:

The travel grant must be used for travel to, from, and within Japan. It may not be used to buy equipment, purchase books or materials, or any other direct research expenses. It may not be used for language instruction.

There are no restrictions on the discipline or content of the research project. This travel grant may be combined with any other fellowships or grants.

Eligibility Criteria:
An applicant must be a US citizen enrolled in (or affiliated with) an American university; Ph.D. candidate who has been advanced to candidacy; Proficient in research level Japanese language

Applications include:
The cover sheet with bio info (from KCC); CV; Proposal; One letter of recommendation from the candidates thesis advisor; One letter ranking language proficiency

The proposal should include:
Brief dissertation abstract (500 words)
Statement of research agenda in Japan
Budget showing how the travel grant will be used

Upon completion of expenditure of funds, the recipient will be required to submit a report to KCC/Japan Education Exchange explaining the outcome of his/her project.

Applications are due no later than February 15, 2013 and recipients will be notified by February 28, 2013.

For questions please contact Roberta Wollons at or Cindi Sturtz-Sreetharan