Graduate Student Funding

CJS Fellowship in Japanese Studies

The next fellowship competition is accepting applications for 2018-2019. Please click here to apply.
Due date: April 2, 2018.

The Center for Japanese Studies is committed to offering financial assistance to continuing UC Berkeley graduate students.

The Center makes fellowship awards directly to graduate students in Japanese Studies; contributes funds to the multi-year fellowship program of the Institute of East Asian Studies; provides research assistantships to students working for faculty supervisors; helps support the fellowship program of the Inter-University Center for Japanese Studies (Yokohama, Japan), of which the University of California, Berkeley is a founding member.

The Center also supports meetings of graduate students for the discussion of dissertation research, and other topics. Funds are available to students for travel to conferences, scholarly meetings, and job interviews.

The Shinjo Ito Chair Fellowship in Japanese Buddhist Studies

CJS Graduate Student Travel Grants