Scholarships, Fellowships, & Other Opportunities
Scholarships for JET Alumni
- School for International Training - JET alumni will receive a 30% tuition waiver. SIT will also waive the application fee of $50.
- Carnegie Mellon Heinz College - Heinz College awards qualified JET program alumni a minimum scholarship of $7,000 per semester (30% tuition).
- Middlebury Institute of International Studies (Monterey, CA) – Offers programs in topics including International Policy Studies, Translation & Interpretation, Language Teacher Education and International Business. MIIS offers a guranteed $10,000 per year scholarship to JET alumni. Details are available at https://www.middlebury.edu/institute/admissions/scholarships/partners/jet.
- Showa Women's University (Coed) (Japan) - All foreign students receive a 30% reduction in tuition. In addition, scholarships are offered to those who satisfy our grade and attendance requirements. Showa also offers JET alumni a special work-study program in which they receive scholarships which fully cover tuition, fees, and housing support in return for part-time work at the university.
- Syracuse University Maxwell School - The Maxwell PAIA – JET Alumni Scholarship covers at least 30% of the tuition costs of a single- or dual-degree course of study in Maxwell’s Master of Public Administration or Master of Arts in International Relations on-campus programs. The offer includes the option to defer admission for one year and to be considered for further merit-based aid based on the strength of the application for admission
- Williamette University - Thanks to a partnership with AJET, JET Program alumni are eligible to receive a minimum $5,000 scholarship if they choose to pursue an MBA in Williamette’s Early Career and Career Change MBA Program. Willamette University’s MBA Programs are specifically designed to prepare students for their first professional career position, career change, or advancement. Simply indicate on your application, and in your admissions interview that you are JET alumni.
- JAIMS: East-West Knowledge Leaders Program (EWKLP) - The EWKLP is a three-month certificate management program that provides continued education for experienced business professionals and serves as a primer for those launching careers in international business. Fujitsu Scholarship - JET returnees who are Hawaii residents with a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of full-time work experience are eligible to apply. The scholarship covers the tuition for the East-West Knowledge Leaders Program (EWKLP) in Honolulu and a one-week study trip to Tokyo. Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Scholarship - JET returnees who enroll in the EWKLP automatically receive a $2000 for the tuition in the East-West Knowledge Leaders Program
Lists of Scholarships, Fellowships, and Grants
Graduate School Resources
Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy, which awards qualified JET program alumni a minimum scholarship of $7,000 per semester (30% tuition), has reopened the application window for their master’s degree programs for start dates in Fall 2020. In an effort to be as flexible as possible during this period, they will now be ...READ MORE »
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Due date: Thursday, April 23 - 5:00 pm
As a part of its efforts to preserve and promote our Japanese heritage and to advance the commitment to community service, the JASC administers an annual scholarship program to support members of the Japanese American community to pursue education beyond ...READ MORE »
Japan Art History Forum (JAHF) is pleased to announce the 17th annual
Chino Kaori Memorial Essay Prize competition. Established in 2003 in
memory of the distinguished art historian Chino Kaori, the prize is
awarded annually to a graduate student who has written an outstanding
essay in English on a topic in the field of Japanese art history
and/or visual culture. The award recognizes excellence in ...READ MORE »
Grants for Nationwide/Statewide/Regional-level Events and Projects
Japanese Language Learners Event Grant
Deadlines: March 1 and September 1, 2020
(Contact/Inquiry: Mike Penny at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Japanese-Language Education Project Grant
(Examples: conferences, seminars, workshops, teaching material development, research projects, etc.)
Deadline: 2 months before the project start date
(Contact/Inquiry: Mamiko Nakai at email@example.com)
Grants for Individual Japanese Language Programs
Salary Assistance Grant for Japanese-Language Courses
Deadline: April 10, 2020
(Contact/Inquiry: Mamiko Nakai at firstname.lastname@example.org)
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We are re-sending this announcement as we have extended the deadline to February, 20, 2020.
The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Macalester College (Saint Paul, MN) is pleased to announce the 28th Conference of the Central Association of Teachers of Japanese (CATJ) on May 30- 31, 2020. We are excited to carry on the tradition of bringing together Japanese language ...READ MORE »
The newest Rotary Peace Fellowship application is now open! ICU in Tokyo is one of the Rotary Peace Centers hosting this Fellowship and the only one in Asia that grants an MA in Peace Studies.
Do you want to be part of the next cohort of global peace and development leaders? Apply!
Through academic training, practice, and global networking opportunities, the Rotary ...READ MORE »
The Hamako Ito Chaplin Memorial Award will again be conferred in 2020, administered through the Association for Asian Studies. In accordance with the wishes of the Chaplin family, each year a prize of $1000 will be awarded to either a current graduate student or a full-time instructor of Japanese for excellence in Japanese language teaching at the college-level. A full-time instructor ...READ MORE »
Candidates are invited to apply starting November 29th!
The Masters in Applied Second Language Acquisition at Carnegie Mellon University is a one-year intensive program preparing U.S. and international students for careers in second language teaching in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, and English as a Second Language (ESL). The program, now inviting applicants for Fall 2020, draws on strengths ...READ MORE »
Applications for the CGP Grant Program are due December 2; concept papers are not required. There are two categories of support, the "Intellectual Exchange: Policy-Related Projects" and the "Grassroots Program: Education and Network-Strengthening".
This program is designed to provide specialists (researchers, graduate students, librarians, museum curators, etc.) who need a good command of Japanese language for conducting their field-related work and research through an intensive residential training course. The program is held at The Japan Foundation Japanese Language Institute, Kansai in Japan.