Applicants must include:
- Application form (here)
- Research Proposal: The research proposal should be no more than 2000 words in which applicants state concisely the scholarly purpose, methodology, and feasibility of their projects. Research proposals should include field sites, archives, libraries, museums and other research facilities at which they will conduct their research if funded. The research proposal should also show evidence that the applicants have identified the primary Japanese-language informants and sources they will use while in Japan.
- Detailed Budget: Please download the budget template included in this section. Applicants' budgets should be as complete and specific as possible. Please follow the directions on the budget template. You may use the budget template here or create a similar itemized budget.
- Curricula Vitae: In addition to uploading a current CV on this application site, all applicants must submit an updated profile and CV at the UCIS faculty survey website. Applicants whose data has not been updated since January 1, 2017, must update their profile and CV data to be eligible for ASC faculty grant. Submit profile and CV data at www.ucis.pitt.edu/facsurv (log in with your Pitt username/password).
- The Japan Studies Funding Request Form available here