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American Association of Japanese University Women Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Association of Japanese University Women
Scholarship Committee
3543 West Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90016
Eligibility: Applicants must be starting their junior or senior year in college or be in graduate school at a California school. They must be able to attend the awards ceremony in Los Angeles at their own expense. Applicants must demonstrate a desire to fulfill a leadership role in their chosen field of study and be a contributor to U.S.-Japan relations and cultural exchanges. Students must also submit an essay showing how their studies will contribute to leadership or to the relationship between the United States and Japan.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: September 30
How to apply: Applications are available online. Application form, transcripts, resume, an essay and two letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.aajuw.org

Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan
Sponsor: American Association of Teachers of Japanese
Bridging Project Clearinghouse
Campus Box 366
1424 Broadway, University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0366
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduates, U.S. citizens and be enrolled in a U.S. college. Study in Japan must be for at least three months and take place during the academic year (summer programs are not eligible). Students must submit a letter of recommendation and an essay on their interest in studying in Japan.

Amount: $2,500-$4,000
Deadline: October 11; April 11
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.aatj.org/

Hiliary Echo Douglas Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Fund for Education Abroad
1920 North Street N.W.
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens currently enrolled at an accredited educational institution. Students must plan on studying abroad for a minimum of 30 days. Preference is given to students with unmet financial need and students traditionally underrepresented in education abroad (first-generation college students, minority students, community college students, veterans, students with disabilities and returning learners).

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: January 17
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.fundforeducationabroad.org

Research Travel Within the U.S. for Japanese Studies
Sponsor: Association for Asian Studies
825 Victors Way, Suite 310
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Eligibility: Applicants must be current AAS members. While this scholarship is intended to support post-doctoral research, Ph.D. candidates are also eligible to receive support for doctoral dissertation research.

Amount: up to $2,000
Deadline: February 1; October 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.asian-studies.org/

Sherman Fairchild Foundation Conservation Fellowship
Sponsor: Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Eligibility: Applicants must be studying in the fields of arms and armor, Asian art conservation, costumes, musical instruments, objects conservation, paintings conservation, paper conservation, scientific research or textile conservation.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: December 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.metmuseum.org/learn/university-students-and-faculty