The Fellows of the California Academy of Sciences are a governing group of more than 500 distinguished scientists and other leaders who have made notable contributions to scientific research, education, and communication.
November 27, 2023
October 30, 2023
The Center for Japanese Studies grants full scholarships to the Japan-American Student Conference for Berkeley undergraduate and graduate students. Awards are open to any full-time student with an interest in Japan.
March 10, 2023
The Institute of East Asian Studies thanks everyone who participated in the UC Berkeley BIG GIVE campaign on March 9 to raise funds for student awards and fellowships. Our special Big Give web page presents some of the stories of students who have benefited from fellowships and grants they have received from IEAS and its centers in recent years, making a difference to their academic careers.
January 11, 2023
December 1, 2022
The Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) of UC Berkeley welcomes Japanese composer, Toshio Hosokawa to the campus as the recipient of the 6th Berkeley Japan Prize.
August 25, 2022
The Center for Japanese Studies welcomes internationally acclaimed novelist, playwright, and essayist YU Miri to the campus as the recipient of the 5th Berkeley Japan Prize for her genre-defying work as an author. YU Miri, a citizen of South Korea, was born in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki, Japan, in 1968 and grew up in Yo
April 29, 2022
April 4, 2022
February 7, 2022
January 14, 2022
CJS offers 2022 JASC Scholarships
DEADLINE EXTENDED: JASC Application Deadline: February 4, 2021
August 25, 2021
Dear Members of the CJS Community,
Welcome back to the new academic year on campus! A special warm welcome to first- and second-year graduate students whom we can finally meet in person! The COVID-19 situation continues to be unpredictable, but it is great to see colleagues, friends, and students on campus.
January 25, 2021
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.
July 14, 2020
Professor Junko Habu from the Department of Anthropology is the new CJS Chair effective July 1, 2020.
March 19, 2020
The Center for Japanese Studies is committed to offering financial assistance to continuing UC Berkeley graduate students. The application deadline for the 2020-2021 fellowship competition has been extended to April 15, 2020.
February 3, 2020
January 13, 2020
Shinjo Ito Postdoc Scholar
With the generous support of the Shinnyo-en Foundation, the Center for Japanese Studies at UC Berkeley is pleased to invite applications for a full-time postdoctoral research fellowship with the possibility of teaching. The term of the appointment is August 1, 2020, to July 31, 2022.
December 6, 2019
The CJS-JSPS Fellowship is for a term of 1-12 months and must begin between June 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021. It is open to all fields of the humanities, social sciences, engineering, and the natural sciences. Students who anticipate completing their doctoral degree within 2 years, as well as faculty, post-doctoral fellows and students who completed their doctoral degrees within 6 years of the date the fellowship goes into effect, are eligible.
November 5, 2019
October 8, 2019
In 1984 the American Historical Association (AHA) Council established the American Historical Association Award for Scholarly Distinction to honor senior historians and their lifetime achievements in the United States. We are pleased to announce that Professor Emerita Mary Elizabeth Berry has been selected as a winner for the 2019 prize.