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Hakuho Foundation Announces Invitees to Its Japanese Research Fellowship

TOKYO, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hakuho Foundation, a public interest incorporated foundation, announced on March 7 the researchers invited to participate in the 9th Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship.

  • Invitees:
    After rigorous screening, 15 researchers were selected from 12 countries (Australia, Canada, France, Germany, India, South Korea, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Turkey, and USA). 10 researchers were selected in the Japanese language and Japanese language instruction research category, and five selected in the Japanese literature and culture research category.

    * List of researchers invited for the 9th Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship:
    http://www.hakuhodo.co.jp/foundation/english/program/new.html
  • Fellowship period:
    September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2015 (actual research period varies)
  • Receiving organizations:
    International Research Center for Japanese Studies
    Kyoto University
    National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
    Ochanomizu University
    Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
    Waseda University
  • About the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship:
    A Hakuho Foundation program invites leading international researchers to Japan. With the goals of further strengthening the fundamentals of international research into Japan and deepening understanding of Japan through researchers' activities, the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship invites leading international researchers of the Japanese language, Japanese language instruction, Japanese literature and Japanese culture to Japan to conduct residential research. Please refer to the Foundation's Web page for details.

    * About the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship:
    http://www.hakuhodo.co.jp/foundation/english/program/index.html

About: Hakuho Foundation

Established as an incorporated foundation in 1970, Hakuho Foundation was recognized and commenced operating as a public interest incorporated foundation in April 2011.

To nurture rich human qualities in children, tomorrow's leaders, Hakuho Foundation supports child education, particularly in the areas of language and culture, through such initiatives as the Hakuho Award for outstanding child educators, the Hakuho Research Grant for Child Education, the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship and the Hakuho Scheme for a Global Children's Japanese Language Network.

Hakuho Foundation website: http://www.hakuhodo.co.jp/foundation/english/index.html

Contact:
Megumi Takata
Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship Secretariat
8th Fl., ATT New Tower, 2-11-7 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052, Japan
Tel: +81-3-3263-8695
Fax: +81-3-3263-8693
E-mail: [email protected]

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