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September 1 2021
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Abe Fellowship Program


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 U.S. or Japanese citizens must demonstrate a serious, long-term affiliation with the academic community of either country.

Eligibility Requirements

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

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