Japanese Studies Association of Australia

 October 2015

Japan Foundation Grants


The Japan Foundation Major Grants Round is now open. Opportunities include fellowships, conference grants, language training for researchers, and translation grants.

Application deadline: December 1, 2015.


The Japan Foundation, Sydney is pleased to announce a new allocation of funding for this year’s mini grant program. Mini grants of up to $3000 are available to Australian universities for projects to be completed by the end of March, 2015, while allocations last. An overview of eligible projects and expenses is available here.

Application deadline: No later than 2 months prior to commencement of project

Nippon Foundation Fellowship Program

The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies Yokohama is pleased to announce a fellowship program for graduate students with Japan-focused career goals in academia, business, diplomacy/government service, journalism, translation, and law, generously sponsored by the Nippon Foundation. The Nippon Foundation Fellows Program at the IUC aims to provide the most promising students with the deep linguistic and cultural knowledge needed to become leaders in their fields, and to foster strong collegial bonds and intellectual exchange among them and with their IUC senpai.
Nippon Foundation Fellows participate fully in the program of instruction at the IUC, and in addition they:
  • Meet regularly with each other and the IUC Resident Director to discuss their research interests and experiences in Japan,
  • Invite two IUC alumni to offer a lecture in Japanese in Tokyo, and
  • Deliver a presentation in Japanese at a Nippon Foundation Fellows conference open to the public.
For further information please refer to the link below:

Job Opportunity

The University of Montana invites applications for an Associate Professor, tenure-track position in Japanese to begin August 2016. This position, in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, is the Karashima Tsukasa Endowed Professorship of Japanese Language and Culture. UM, the College of Humanities and Sciences, and the Department embrace diversity as a core value. Applications from persons with diverse backgrounds are especially welcome. The successful candidate will be an established scholar in the field of Japanese studies, with a PhD or equivalent qualification in a Japan-related field.

Please see the rest of the description via the following link:



2016年度日本語教育国際研究大会(BALI ICJLE 2016)



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