Daiwa Scholarships in Japanese Studies 2022-23

Type of award

Scholarship

Managing department

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Value

The scholarship will cover tuition fees fro the programme, plus maintenance. Maintenance will be payable at a rate of £1,200 per month for periods spent in the UK, and 260,000 Yen per month for periods spent in Japan.

Specified use

Tuition fees and maintenance

Tenable period

3 years

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

3 scholarships per year are available to support study at UK universities.

Funding provider

Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation

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
  • Part-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Japanese Studies

Academic requirements

Candidates for the Daiwa Scholarships in Japanese Studies must be British citizens who are holders of an Honours degree in Japanese Studies, defined as a programme focussing primarily on the study of Japan, and containing a substantial Japanese language component, and enrolled or enrolling in a Japanese Studies-related programme in either Japan or the UK

Nationality restrictions

Other eligibility criteria

This award is available to existing postgraduate students.

Application procedure

Application is made directly to the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation. The deadline for applications is Thursday 27 January 2022.

Application form

Selection criteria

Applicants must have a UK MA (or equivalent if studied overseas) with a taught course average of 65%, or higher, a dissertation grade of 65%, or higher, and no mark below 55%. A BA Hons with a 2i classification is also required.

Closing date

27 Jan 2022

Deadline: Thursday 27 January 2022.

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