2017 Sasakawa Japanese Studies Postgraduate Studentship Programme – UK


Cardiff University is inviting applications for Sasakawa Postgraduate Research Studentships in Japanese studies for 2017 academic year. This programme is open to students of any nationality.

The aim of the PhD studentship is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality.

Cardiff is established as one of Britain’s leading universities. Its ambition is to be among the top 100 universities in the world and top 20 in the UK.

Applicants must hold a 2.1 degree at least, preferably in Japanese Studies. The candidate must be able to use Japanese for conducting research.

Course Level: Studentships are awarded for the postgraduate programme at Cardiff University.

Study Subject: Studentships are available in Japanese studies at Cardiff University.

Scholarship Award: This studentship consists of £10,000 total and is very generously funded by The Nippon Foundation and the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: 

  • Academic criteria: Applicants must hold a 2.1 degree at least, preferably in Japanese Studies. The candidate must be able to use Japanese for conducting research.
  • Residency: This studentship is open to students of any nationality. Students classified as international for fee purposes have to self-fund the difference between home and international fees.
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Nationality: Studentship Programme is open to students of any nationality.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must hold a 2.1 degree at least, preferably in Japanese Studies. The candidate must be able to use Japanese for conducting research.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Scholarship Application Method: Consideration is automatic on applying for any postgraduate taught or postgraduate research programme in the School of Modern Languages, with a start date of September 2017 via Cardiff University’s Online Application Service. In the research proposal section of your application, please specify the project title and supervisors of this project and copy the project description in the text box provided. In the funding section, please select “I will be applying for a scholarship / grant” and specify that you are applying for advertised funding from the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

Online Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 24 February 2017.

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