The Abe Fellowship Program encourages international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The program fosters the development of a new generation of researchers interested in policy-relevant topics of long-range importance and willing to become key members of a bilateral and global research network built around such topics. The program is carried out in cooperation with the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the American Council of Learned Societies(ACLS).
a) Traditional and non-traditional approaches to security and diplomacy
b) Global and regional economic issues
c) Social and cultural issues
The Program administers an annual fellowship competition that provides scholars and non-academic research professionals in the social sciences and related disciplines with support for research projects addressing one or more of the three components of the Research Agenda.
Application Deadline : September 1, annually
Abe Fellowship for Journalists
The Abe Fellowship for Journalists is designed to encourage in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan through individual short-term policy-related projects. Applicants are invited to submit proposals on one of the three components of the Research Agenda.
Application Deadline : September 15, annually
For more information about the Abe Fellowship Program, please contact the Social Science Research Council:
Social Science Research Council Tokyo Office
C/O Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership
4-4-1 Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0004, Japan
Fax: 03-5369-6042 http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/abe-fellowship/
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