Japan Resources at the UW

Resources for Faculty

Faculty opportunities include grants and fellowships offered through a variety of sources aimed at enhancing individual research, program outreach, and intellectual exchange specifically related to Japan.

Association for Asian Studies Grants Program (AAS)

The AAS Grants Program offers a variety of research grant opportunities related to research on China, Japan, Korea, and Northeast Asia specifically. Grants are for educational outreach, research, research travel, and distinguished speaker engagements, and are up to $2,000 or $5,000 depending on category. Must be an AAS member to apply.

The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP)

CGP provides funding for collaborative projects conducted by people of the U.S., Japan, and beyond on global issues, problems common to advanced industrial societies, and other complications that pertain to U.S.-Japan relations.

Some of the CGP programs and activities include:

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), or Gakushin for short, is an independent administrative institution established by way of a national law for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science in all fields of the natural and social sciences as well as the humanities.

Toshiba International Foundation (TIFO)

TIFO strives to contribute to enhanced international understanding of Japan by promoting cultural exchanges, including the organization and sponsorship of symposia and seminars. Grants are available for these and also research and human resource development projects.