Abe Fellowship Program

Sponsor: Social Science Research Council, IDRF Program

award type
Sep 1st, 2018
application deadline
8 - 14
10 Awarded
Prior Year

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Fellowship supports full-time researchers focusing on policy-relevant and contemporary issues having a comparative or transnational perspective. Applicants must submit proposals for research in the social sciences and related disciplines relevant to at least one of the program's four themes: (1) Threats to Personal, Societal, and International Security, (2) Growth and Sustainable Development, (3) Social, Scientific, and Cultural Trends and Transformations, and (3) Governance, Empowerment, and Participation. Applicants who are not US or Japanese citizens must demonstrate a serious, long-term affiliation with the academic community of either country.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a graduate student
  • Must attend a university or a four-year college
  • Must study full-time
  • Must not be attending high school currently
  • Restricted to students studying Literature/English/Writing, Library and Information Sciences, Philosophy, Religion/Theology, Law/Legal Services, Special Education, Statistics, Women's Studies, Communications, Social Sciences, Social Services, Computer Science/Data Processing, Science, Technology, and Society, Health Administration, Health Information Management/Technology, TV/Radio Broadcasting, Urban and Regional Planning, Economics, Near and Middle East Studies, Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Education, Health and Medical Sciences, Art History, Asian Studies, Anthropology, Arts, History, Humanities, Performing Arts, Public Health, International Migration, International Studies, Journalism, Psychology, Political Science, or Public Policy and Administration

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