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The Japan Collection travel grant is made possible by anonymous donors and matching funds from the UHM Center for Japanese Studies. The UHM Library will award a grant on a competitive basis to defray travel expenses for faculty and graduate-level students of Japanese studies/East Asia studies at U.S. institutions outside of Hawaii, who will use materials onsite at the UHM Library’s Japan Collection https://guides.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/japan/index
After travel is completed, a grant recipient will be reimbursed for authorized travel expenses in accordance with UHM University travel policies, not to exceed the maximum amount of the grant.
Travel Grant Details
- Faculty and post-baccalaureate students of Japanese or East Asia studies at accredited educational institutions in U.S. States.
- Grantee will use resources onsite at the UHM Library’s Japan Collection.
- Travel must be completed and receipts submitted for reimbursement between July 1st and May 31st of each fiscal year.
- U.S. citizen or green card holder, who is affiliated with an accredited educational institution in the U.S.
- Travel must be a round trip for a point in the U.S.
Up to $1,000 per trip
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis
Please click the link on the right and fill out and submit:
- A brief statement (not to exceed 250 words) describing your research and your need to use the UHM Japan Collection
- A list of resources you wish to access (Note: Prior to submitting application, check availability of the resources in the Library's online catalog, or, by contacting the Japan Studies Librarian)
- A current curriculum vitae
- A travel estimate that includes transportation and daily lodging, meals and incidental expenses
- Graduate students must ask a faculty advisor to write them a letter of recommendation. We will not consider an application complete until we receive the recommendation.
- Proposed start and end dates for travel
For questions regarding eligibility or travel restrictions, please contact Tokiko Bazzell, Japan Studies Librarian, Asia Collection Department. Phone: 808-956-2315
Travel Grant Application (FY 20-21 to be announced later)
Application form for the UHM Japan Collection Travel Grant.