Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission Prize for the Translation of Japanese Literature

🏆 Available:
💰 $6,000
⏳ 06/01

Scholarship Description

Translations must be of book-length Japanese works: novels, collections of short stories, manga, essays, memoirs, drama, or poetry. Submissions may be unpublished manuscripts, works in press, or books published during the two years prior to the prize year (for the current prize, this means publication dates in 2018 and afterward). Prior recipients are eligible to submit new translations. Eligibility Criteria for JUSFC Prizes: U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Residency.

For more info and updates, follow the program webpage. (https://www.keenecenter.org/translation_prize.html)

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: trade/technical school
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required

How To Apply

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Donor: Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture

The center is dedicated to advancing the understanding of Japan and its culture in the United States through university instruction, research, and public education.