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Abe Fellowship

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).

Security Studies Fellowship Program (SSFP)

This program offers training opportunities for young Japanese security specialists with a Ph.D. or an equivalent level of professional experience. Over the course of two years, they participate in monthly research seminars and receive research guidance from the Program Directors.

JOI(Japan Outreach Initiative)

The Japan Outreach Initiative (JOI) aims to promote awareness and understanding of Japan in regions of the United States with relatively few Japan-related activities and opportunities for exchange and to nurture new leaders in the field of grassroots exchange. Japanese individuals, placed mainly in the southern states, volunteer for two years as outreach coordinators at organizations such as Japan America societies and universities.

NPO Fellowship

The NPO fellowship aims to nurture leaders within the Japanese nonprofit sector who will contribute to the building of the sector’s foundation and serve as a bridge between the United States and Japan.


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