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CJS offers 2021 Japan-American Student Conference Scholarships

December 1, 2020

Japan America Student Conference Scholarships

Deadline: December 31, 2020

The Center for Japanese Studies grants full scholarships to the Japan-American Student Conference(link is external) for Berkeley undergraduate and graduate students. Awards are open to any full-time student with an interest in Japan.

FLAS fellowship information for Summer 2021 and AY 2021-22 has been posted

October 20, 2020

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships provide funding to students to encourage the study of less commonly taught foreign languages in combination with area and international studies. These fellowships are funded by grants from the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The application deadline is Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Full details and the application portal are available at the Graduate Division FLAS website.

New CJS Chair

July 14, 2020

Professor Junko Habu from the Department of Anthropology is the new CJS Chair effective July 1, 2020.