Deadline:

7 May 2020.

Location:

London, UK.

(paid opportunity)

Description

JRC Fuwaku Scholarship – SOAS University of London

To celebrate the Japanese Research Centre’s (JRC) 40th anniversary, the JRC is pleased to announce the JRC Fuwaku Scholarship 2020. There are two JRC Fuwaku Scholarships available. Each Scholarship is valued at £10,000.

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SOAS University of London (the School of Oriental and African Studies) is a public research university in London, England. Founded in 1916, SOAS is located in the heart of Bloomsbury in central London. it is the leading Higher Education institution in Europe specializing in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. SOAS has produced several heads of states, government ministers, diplomats, central bankers, Supreme Court judges, a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and many other notable leaders around the world.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Japanese Studies.

Required Languages

English, Japanese (Preferable).

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

1 year.

The scholarship is for one year.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The Scholarship is open to UK/EU and Overseas applicants.
  • Any full-time MPhil/PhD Student whose thesis topic focusses on any aspect of Japan is eligible to apply.
  • Part time programms aren’t eligible.
  • For MPhil/PhD applicants, the research proposal must focus on Japan. Applicants (new admissions, i.e. starting in September 2020) should provide evidence of this in the research proposal of their admission application.
  • For Postgraduate Taught Masters Degree applicants must write their dissertation on a theme connected with Japan as follows:
  1. Applicants (new admissions, i.e. starting in September 2020) should provide evidence of this in the statement of their admission application. 
  2. For current Postgraduate Taught Masters Degree should provide evidence of this in their Scholarship application.
  • For Postgraduate Taught Masters Degree applicants must take a minimum of 1.0 units (or equivalent e.g 2x 0.5 units) on Japan/Japanese studies. Applicants (new and current) should provide evidence of this in their scholarship application.
  • Applicants should include in their scholarship application details of their skills in Japanese. While Japanese language is not essential, it is desirable. so it will be helpful if the applicants’ referees comment on their skills in Japanese in the areas of reading, composition and speaking, if applicable.
  • Applicants (new admissions, i.e. starting in September 2020) must have an offer of admission to a degree programme at SOAS by the scholarships deadline.
  • Applicants (new admissions, i.e. starting in September 2020) must meet the English language condition of their offer of admission to study at SOAS as soon as possible but no later than 1 June 2020. If your offer is conditional on English, please arrange your English test and ensure you meet the English requirements as soon as possible.

Opportunity Cost

(paid opportunity)

  • Scholarship is valued at £10,000.

How to Apply

First Step:

Apply for your programme from Here for taught masters and Here for (MPhil/PhD).

A complete application for admission includes:

  • Transcripts.
  • An explanation of the grading system for any degrees obtained outside of the UK.
  • Two references.
  • CV.
  • A personal statement.
  • research proposal.

Second Step: Apply for the scholarship through the online application form.

A complete application for the scholarship includes:

  • Details of Thesis/Dissertation.
  • Clarification for your experience & skill in Japanese in the areas of reading, composition and speaking.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Sosana Rashed/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Sama Saeed/ Egypt
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