CJS Graduate Student Travel Grants

CJS Graduate Student Travel Grants

Deadline: Rolling Submission

About the Grant

The Graduate Student Travel Grants are available for continuing Japanese studies students presenting papers at academic conferences. Travel grants are intended to support registration fees and travel and lodging expenses, with a maximum of $1200 per grant. Up to four travel grants are awarded each semester.


  • UC Berkeley graduate students in any department, whose research focuses on Japan
  • Presenting a paper at an academic conference during the 2023-2024 academic year


To apply, submit the following documents as email attachments in PDF format to cjs@berkeley.edu. Conference dates must fall within the 2023-2024 academic year.

  • One-page proposal which includes conference details and paper topic
  • Budget proposal
        1. Registration fees; estimated travel and lodging expenses
        2. If any, list other fund sources supporting your conference travels
  • Proof of participation (e.g. invitation/acceptance letter from the conference organizers)

Please contact the Center for Japanese Studies at cjs@berkeley.edu with any questions you may have.

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