The Hakuho Foundation invites international researchers working in the fields of Japanese language, Japanese language education, Japanese literature or Japanese culture to Japan to conduct residential research in the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship.
University professors, associate professors and assistant professors who have outstanding and research results that have future potential, and other persons with equivalent research backgrounds, are eligible to apply.
Applicants are required to be able to speak, read and write sufficient Japanese language to be able to conduct research in Japanese
The fellowship provides airfares, living and research expenses, housing and other expenses necessary for conducting research in Japan.
Application deadline is October 31, 2016
More information is available here