Student awards

Award Value Eligible Programmes Application Deadline

JRC Fuwaku Scholarships

£10,000 Any full-time MPhil/PhD student (new admissions and current students) whose thesis topic focuses on any aspect of Japan. 2 May 2022

Meiji Jingu Japanese Studies Research Scholarships

£7,000 Any full-time MPhil/PhD programme where the student will be working on some aspect of Japanese Studies.  2 May 2022

Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentship

£10,000 (untaxed)
  1. Any full-time Postgraduate Taught Masters Degree Programmes (new admissions, i.e. starting a Masters Degree at SOAS in September 2019) with a dissertation on a theme connected with Japan.
  2. Any full-time MPhil/PhD student (new admissions and current SOAS MPhil/PhD students) whose thesis topic focuses on any aspect of Japan.
5 April 2022

JRC Small Grants for Students

  SOAS research students working on projects which will advance knowledge and understanding of Japan CLOSED

Staff awards

Award Value Application Deadline

Meiji Jingu Japanese Studies Research Grants for SOAS Staff

Total Subsidy of up to £2,200

14 July 2023

JRC Fuwaku Small Research Grants for Staff, 2018-2019 

Up to 15 grants for between £1,000 to £1,500 are offered.  31 January 2019