Details about Wilson Center Competition for Japan Scholars 2023
Wilson Center Competition for Japan Scholars 2023 is offered for Post Doc degree in the field of Advanced, Policy-oriented research. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 31 Aug 2023. This scholarship is provided by Woodrow Wilson Center and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, stipend of USD 8,800 per month + round ticket airfare up to USD 5,000 . This scholarship is open for: Open to citizens/permanent residents of Japan.
- Deadline: 31 Aug 2023
- Scholarship value: Partial Funding, stipend of USD 8,800 per month + round ticket airfare up to USD 5,000
- This competition is open to citizens or legal permanent residents of Japan.
- Applications will be accepted from individuals in academia, business, journalism, government, law, and related professions.
- Candidates must be currently pursuing research on key public policy issues facing Japan, including U.S.-Japanese relations and East Asian political, security, and economic issues.
- Applicants must have a terminal degree in their field (for academics, this generally means a Ph.D., but for other professions, other appropriate qualifications will be considered), and at least eight years of professional and/or research experience.
- Scholars must have a valid passport and will need to qualify for a U.S. J-1 visa. Although the Wilson Center cannot administer healthcare coverage or provide housing for visiting scholars, it will provide suggestions and guidance in finding suitable housing as well as healthcare.
- Applicants must be professionally fluent in both written and spoken English.
- Significance of the proposed research, including the importance and originality of the project.
- Quality of the proposal in definition, organization, clarity, and scope.
- Capabilities and achievements of the applicant and relevance of the project to contemporary policy issues about Japan.
- Willingness to participate in the broader Wilson Center community and contribute to intellectual exchange among scholars and resident experts.
- The ability to contribute to the exchange of ideas in Washington’s foreign policy community and beyond.
- The two letters of recommendation - the names of the referees should be submitted together with the application document package. There is no need to submit the recommendation letters themselves with the application documents.
- After the first round of selection, the selection committee will request candidates contact referees to send their letters directly to the committee before the online interview test.
- Cover letter (Basic information including name, address, e-mail address, research theme, applying period of residence as Japan Scholar, name of referees, must be included.)
- C.V. or resume
- Research achievements
- Brief (3-5 single-spaced pages) description of their proposed research project, its scholarly contribution, and its policy relevance.
Value of the scholarship:
- Reimbursement of round-trip economy class airfare for up to $5,000
- Monthly stipend including healthcare cost for up to $8,800 per month1