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Abe Fellowship for Journalists

Deadline: September 15, 2014

The Abe Fellowship for Journalists is designed to encourage in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan through individual short-term policy-related projects.

The fellowship offers a $23,500 stipend for 6 weeks of research support in Japan and East Asia.

Fellows are expected to produce an analytical article or feature story that will inform public debate or a policy community one of the following topics:

  • Traditional and Non-Traditional Approaches to Security and Diplomacy
  • Global and Regional Economic Issues
  • Social and Cultural Issues

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