Travel Grants and Fellowships
Language study overseas and in the United States and research for the honors thesis can be partially financed from a number of sources both inside and outside the university. You'll want to begin your search for funding by perusing the extensive listing of Harvard's Asia related grants and fellowships. Also be sure to check with the Office of Career Services for additional study and work abroad opportunities.
Funding Sources Database for International Experience
Harvard Office for International Programs
Summer internships in Japanese Companies
For students with outstanding potential currently studying Japanese at Harvard. Preference is normally given to students who have studied two years of Japanese language at Harvard and who plan to continue their study of Japanese upon returning from the internship. Internships are for two or three months and students are paid stipends by the sponsoring companies to cover living expenses in Japan. The deadline for applying is in mid-December of each academic year. For further details, contact the Japanese Language Program, 5 Bryant St., telephone (617) 495-2961 or contact the Office of Career Services.
Monbusho Research Student Scholarship
This is designed for researchers to study at Japanese universities without earning degrees. Applicants should have knowledge of the Japanese language , must be US citizens, and must be living in New England at the time of application. Applications are available at the EAS office at 9 Kirkland Place. Please call 617-495-8365 for more details.