KCC Japan Education Exchange Graduate Fellowship


The Kobe College Corporation (KCC) Japan Education Exchange Graduate Fellowships Program was established in 1996 to support qualified PhD graduate students for research or study in Japan. The purpose of the fellowship is to support future American educators who will teach more effectively about Japan. One fellowship of $30,000 will be awarded. Applicants may affiliate with Kobe College (Kobe Jogakuin) for award year, if selected.



Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Have completed their Ph.D. qualifying examinations and advanced to candidacy.
  • Demonstrate research-level Japanese language competency.
  • Be a graduate student who has a record of effectively supporting education and awareness about Japan, or who shows promise to do so in the future.

How to Apply

Apply online on the KCC Japan Education Exchange website.