Sasakawa International Studentships at Oxford Brookes University – UK 2022

The Department of Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes University is pleased to invite applications for the Sasakawa Studentship in Japanese studies, made possible through the generosity of The Nippon Foundation and the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

This studentship is initially for one year only, but maybe renewable subject to satisfactory progress in subsequent years, up to a maximum of three years, beginning in September of the 2022/23 academic year.

Application Deadline: 17:00 on Tuesday 01 March 2022.


Eligible Countries: International


Type: MPhil/Ph.D

Value of Award: £10,000


Number of Awards: Not Known


Eligible Field of Studies: MPhil/Ph.D. programme in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences



  • Applicants must have a good undergraduate degree (a good 2:1 or above) or be predicted to obtain one.
  • Applicants should have completed a degree with substantive anthropology content or in Japanese studies, or in a discipline relevant to the proposed research, and have a sufficient level of Japanese language ability to engage in fieldwork in Japan where relevant (normally, this should be equivalent to JLPT level 2 or above).
  • The following documents can be accepted as evidence of your English proficiency: IELTS 6.0-7.0, 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in listening and speaking, and 60% or above in Standard XII.


How to Apply: Applicants must enrol to undertake a research degree at Oxford Brookes University. Please contact Terri Morris on . If you wish to apply for this funding opportunity.


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