THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. Sasakawa Japanese Studies Postgraduate Studentship 2022-23

Type of award

Studentship

Managing department

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Value

Up to three Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation studentships worth £10,000 for one year may be available for MA and PhD students focusing on the study of Japan

Specified use

Living allowance (studentship paid directly to the student)

Tenable period

The studentships are for 1 year only.

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

Up to three Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation studentships worth £10,000 for one year may be available , awarded on a competitive basis.

Funding provider

The School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate research

Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Japanese Studies

Academic requirements

Please refer to the application guidance here: http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/applying/

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to all nationalities.

Other eligibility criteria

This award is available to existing postgraduate students.

Current students who have already accepted an offer of a full scholarship for September 2022 entry are ineligible to apply.

PhD students who have already received the Sasakawa studentship may be nominated again, and receive the studentship for up to three years, through repeated awards cannot be guaranteed.

Application procedure

Interested applicants should contact Dr Peter Cave ( peter.cave@manchester.ac.uk ) for the application form, which should be returned to Dr Cave by 5 pm GMT on Monday 28 February 2022.

Additional documentation

Required documentation is as follows:                                                                       

1. Studentship Application form                                                                                                                 

2. Research proposal                                                                                                                                           

3. CV                                                        

Selection criteria

Applications will be ranked according to two key criteria: academic track-record, and the quality of the research proposal.

Selection body

Japanese studies studentship committee.

Closing date

05 Feb 2021

Applicants must submit the online application for a place on your chosen doctoral programme in the School by 14 January 2022 at the latest. All supporting documentation, including references, must be submitted by that date. Please submit the completed Sasakawa Funding Application Form by 5pm GMT, Monday 28 February 2022 , at the latest. Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm will not be included in the competition.

Decision date

End of June 2022

Contact details for enquiries

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