This fellowship program is a joint endeavor between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC). It supports research on modern Japanese society & political economy, Japan’s international relations and U.S.-Japan relations. Research should contribute to academia’s or the general public’s knowledge of these issues and put them into their wider regional and global contexts. Appropriate research disciplines include: anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, linguistics, political science, psychology, public administration, and sociology.

Fellowships last for six to twelve months, with a stipend of $4,200 per month. Recipients may begin their fellowship as early as January 1, 2014 and as late as September 1, 2015. Applications must be submitted before May 1, 2013. For more information, see the link below: