UMD Prange Collection: 20th C. Japan Research Awards

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End: January 31, 2020
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20th Century Japan Research Awards


The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies and the University of Maryland Libraries invite applications for two $1,500 grants to support research in the Gordon W. Prange Collection and East Asia Collection on topics related to the period of the Allied Occupation of Japan and its aftermath, 1945-1960. Those with a Ph.D. or equivalent degree are eligible to apply, as are graduate students who have completed all requirements for the doctorate except dissertation. UMD faculty, staff, and students may not apply.



Applications must be submitted by attachment to with “Twentieth-Century Japan Research Awards” in the subject line and must include a CV and a 2-3 page description (double-spaced) of the project. Graduate students applicants must include a letter from the principal faculty advisor attesting to the significance of the dissertation project and to the student’s completion of all other degree requirements.


Additional Requirements

During the campus visit, the award recipient will give an informal talk on their research.  At the conclusion of the visit, the recipient will submit a blog post reflecting on their research experience.



Application: Friday, January 31, 2020


Grant use: December 11, 2020


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