31 March 2020



(Fully Funded)


Ishibashi Foundation Summer Fellowship

The Centre for Japanese Studies invites applications to join our intensive three-week advanced undergraduate level fellowship in Japanese Arts and Cultural Heritage.

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Classes will take place on UEA campus, home to the renowned Sainsbury Centre and at the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures in Norwich. Taught by leading specialists in the field, this fellowship programme offers an exceptional opportunity to develop an in-depth appreciation and understanding of Japanese arts and cultural heritage.

The Ishibashi Foundation is supporting 20 funded places for the Ishibashi Summer Fellowship at UEA.

By the end of this programme participants will

  • Gain knowledge about Japan’s social, political and cultural context
  • Have a greater understanding of Japan’s artistic and cultural traditions
  • Have an appreciation of the global significance of Japanese arts, cultures and heritage
  • Use enhanced study skills, in particular the ability to present information and express ideas about materials studied in oral and written formats
  • Have learnt from and built a network of useful contacts and colleagues in the same field.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Japanese Arts.
  • Cultural Heritage.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Three weeks

Programme dates: 25 July – 15 August 2020

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The course is suited to those who are interested in Japan, East Asia and the latest debates in Japanese arts, cultures and heritage
  • The fellowship accept, and strongly encourage, applications from current students, recent graduates and postgraduate students from all nationalities, with a proven interest in the field.
  • All applicants should be aged 18 or over.
  • All applicants are expected to have attained a 3.0 US GPA or equivalent.
  • Non-native English speakers need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or an equivalent score on an approved English test.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • These funded places will include, tuition, off-campus study trips and tutorials, return Heathrow Airport transfers, on-campus, private en suite accommodation in a shared flat, off-campus, private accommodation (where stated), some catering, induction and orientation programme, social programme and contribution towards travel costs.
  • Successful applicants will also receive a reimbursement of the cheapest, return economy flight from their place of residence to the UK, up to the following amounts:
    • Overseas – up to £1,000
    • Europe – up to £250
    • Within the UK – up to £100

How to Apply

First Step: Submit your online application from here.

As part of the online application, you will need to provide:

  • An official version of your current or most recent academic transcripts
  • If you are a non-native English speaker, proof of your English language level
  • A copy of the photo page of your valid passaport
  • Any supporting documents fellowship ask for
  • personal statement (no more than 500 words)

Successful Ishibashi Foundation Summer Fellowship applicants will know they have been selected for the course by 24 April 2020.

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