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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

 

Japanese Studies at Cambridge University is proud to be able to offer a wide range of full and partial funding to outstanding applicants. For more information on our generous sponsors please see our Japan and the World Sponsors.
 

*To be eligible for Japanese Studies scholarships applicants will have to demonstrate that they are also applying to all other suitable scholarships both external and internal to the university.


Faculty Funding

Source Course Eligibility Value Deadline Contact
Cambridge Toshiba Japan and the World Graduate Scholarship PhD in Japanese Studies Starting studies from October 2019.
Preference given to research which places Japan in the context of the world.
University tuition fees and living costs. Not available in 2021-22.

Prof Barak Kushner bk284@cam.ac.uk

Application form

Japan and the World Graduate Scholarships PhD / MPhil in Japanese Studies Awarded based on merit. 1-3 years ranging from full to partial scholarship. 3 December 2020

Prof Barak Kushner bk284@cam.ac.uk

Application form

Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation Scholarships PhD / MPhil in Japanese Studies Preference for UK or EU students. £10,000 granted for one year, can be repeated for maximum 3 years. 3 December 2020

Prof Barak Kushner bk284@cam.ac.uk

Application form

The Quick Japan and the World Graduate Scholarship PhD in Japanese Studies Applicants may be of any nationality. University tuition fees and living costs. Not available 2021 - 22

Prof Barak Kushner bk284@cam.ac.uk

Application form

Kaho Cambridge Graduate Scholarship in Japanese Studies PhD in Japanese Studies Applicants may be of any nationality. University tuition fees and living costs. 3 December 2020

Prof Barak Kushner bk284@cam.ac.uk

Application form

Hiroyuki Nakagawa Cambridge Graduate Scholarship in Japanese Studies PhD in Japanese Studies Applicants may be of any nationality. University tuition fees and living costs. Available 2022 - 23

Prof Barak Kushner bk284@cam.ac.uk

Application form

External funding + Small grants

Source Course Eligibility Value Deadline Contact
Daiwa Foundation PhD and MPhil Japanese Studies British citizens with a degree in Japanese Studies Fees and living costs. January 2021 https://dajf.org.uk/
Aoi Global Research Award PhD Japanese Studies Current students only. Must have passed first year progress exams. 500,000 yen October 2020

Dr Laura Moretti

lm571@cam.ac.uk

For more information on the Aoi Global Research Award 

BAJS Conference Attendance Support for Postgraduate Students.  PhD Japanese Studies Must be member of BAJS Varies 15 April, 15 October in any given year BAJS Website
Japan Foundation PhD Japanese Studies *For research in Japan our PhD students have been successful in applying to the Japan Foundation

Discount economy round-trip airfare to Japan.

Stipend and other allowances

  Japan Foundation Website