Donald Keene Center Fellowships
The Shincho Graduate Fellowship for Study in JapanEstablished in 1992 with the support of the Shincho Foundation for the Promotion of Literature, the Shincho Graduate Fellowship is awarded each year to up to two graduate students in Japanese cultural studies at Columbia University (all affiliated Columbia University institutions) for conducting advanced graduate study or research in Japan. Fellowships are for a period of one year. Graduate students in any field of Japanese cultural studies at Columbia University are eligible. Graduate students engaged in doctoral dissertation research are particularly encouraged to apply.
The 2012 Shincho Fellowship application is due on February 22, 2013.
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Previous Shincho Foundation Fellows
|Academic Year||Shincho Fellow||Area of Study|
|2002-04||Tomoko Sakomura||Art History|
|1998-00||Ken Tadashi Oshima||Architecture|
|1993-95||Michele Bambling||Art History|
|1992-94||John Carpenter||Literature and Art History|
The Orient Corporation Graduate Fellowship
Established by the Orient Corporation, the Orient Fellowship is awarded each year by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures to one graduate student in Japanese cultural studies at Columbia.
Previous Orient Corporation Fellows
|Academic Year||Orient Corporation Fellow|
The Itoh Foundation Fellowship
From 1999 - 2002, the Itoh Foundation, U.S.A. provided fellowship funding for Columbia University graduate students in Japanese studies.
Purpose and Mission of Itoh Foundation, USA:
The Itoh Foundation, USA seeks to contribute to the global society beyond national borders through funding forefront multidisciplinary research conducted by scholars and students, from any part of the world, belonging to either educational or research institutions, and through supporting international academic exchange among those scholars and students as well as international cultural exchange among talented young people.
Previous Itoh Foundation Fellows
|Academic Year||Itoh Fellow||Area of Study|
|Jonathan Zwicker||Japanese Literature|
|2000-01||David Lurie||Japanese Literature|
|Miwako Tezuka||Japanese Art History|