CEPEX English Press Release

900 19th Street. NW. Suite 260 Washington DC 20006
NEWS RELEASE
April 20, 2006
Contact Information:
Tel: 202-429-0281 FAX:202-429-0283
Yukio Tada, Director
tada@sunrockinstitute.org
Sachiko Matsuyama, Director for Public Affairs
smatsuyama@cepex.org
CEPEX AND TEIKYO UNIVERSITY START RECRUTING
CANDIDATESFOR A TEACHING FELLOWSHIP
WITH FULL TUITION AND HOUSING BENEFITS
Application Deadline: May 19, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC— CEPEX, the Center for Professional Exchange
(Director: Yukio Tada – Washington, DC), announces its cooperation with Teikyo
University Graduate School (Principal: Yoshihito Okinaga --Tokyo, Japan) and has
begun recruiting candidates for innovative fellowship programs for alumni of the JET
(Japan Exchange and Teaching) Programme or persons with equal qualifications and
whose native language is English. The selected candidates will not only have the
opportunity to conduct research in a Master's or Doctoral Degree Program at the
prestigious Teikyo University Graduate school with full scholarship and free housing
and utility support, but will also perform unpaid English language Assistant duties
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beginning in September 2006 at schools affiliated with the Teikyo University Group.
In addition, qualified candidates will be asked to give English course instruction as
lecturers of Teikyo University.
In recent years, Japan has grown increasingly concerned about the small
number of Japan studies experts among international political and professional leaders.
CEPEX hopes to address these concerns, in part, through its sponsorship of
professional fellowships. CEPEX’s programs aim to support the development of the
next generation of “torchbearers” of Japan studies with Master's or doctoral degrees
from Japanese higher educational institutions, and to provide these non-Japanese
candidates with opportunities to work in a Japanese environment, developing their
business skills, experience, and expertise in Japan area studies.
Last year, CEPEX recruited the first fellowship candidate as part of a pilot
program undertaken by CEPEX and Teikyo University. The program fellow began his
research and lecturer duties in English Conversation earlier this month.
For more information, please contact CEPEX by email: Yukio Tada
(tada@sunrockinstitute.org), or Sachiko Matsuyama, (smatsuyama@cepex.org).
Attached:
Application documentation for the CEPEX / Teikyo University Graduate School fellowship
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Teaching Fellowship with Full Tuition and Housing Benefits
For
Alumni of the JET Programme
CEPEX (Center for Professional Exchange) and Teikyo University
Graduate School announce an innovative program that provides
alumni of the JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Programme a full
scholarship and free housing support to pursue advanced research at
its distinguished graduate school, while they perform unpaid English
language Teaching Assistant (TA) or lecturer duties in Japan.
The applicants will not only have the opportunity to conduct research
in a wide range of critical fields and develop specialized expertise, but
also have access to a variety of opportunities for internships as well as
future career building opportunities arranged by CEPEX and Teikyo
University as part of this innovative and forward-looking environment.
Application Deadline: May 19, 2006
TEIKYO UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL
Ⅰ Number of Personnel
Two
Ⅱ Term
From September 2006
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Ⅲ Application Requirements
Applicants must satisfy the following conditions to be eligible for matriculation:
1. The applicant must have completed the JET Programme or obtain equivalent
qualifications
2. The applicant must have received a bachelor’s or higher degree from an
accredited institution.
3. The applicant must be a native English speaker. 4. The applicant must have sufficient Japanese language ability.
5. The applicant must complete an unpaid teaching fellowship acting as an
English language Teaching Assistant (TA) at Teikyo University’s Junior &
Senior High School, or Teikyo Elementary School, or as a English language
lecturer at Teikyo University according to his/ her ability while completing
the master’s or doctoral program.
6. The applicant must aspire to conduct research in one of 人文科学系 (the
humanities). Eligible fields of study are as follows:
経済学研究科
(Economics)
博士前期課程 法学研究科
(修士課程) (Law)
Master’s
文学研究科
Degree
(Liberal Arts)
Program
経済学研究科
(Economics)
博士後期課程 法学研究科
(博士課程) (Law)
Doctoral
文学研究科
Degree
(Liberal Arts)
Program
経済学専攻 (Economics Major)
経営学専攻 (Business Administration Major)
法学専攻 (Law Major)
日本文化専攻 (Japanese Culture Major)
米英言語文化専攻 (English Language and AngloAmerican Culture Major)
国際綜合文化専攻(International Liberal Arts Major)
経済学専攻 (Economics Major)
経営学専攻 (Business Administration Major)
法学専攻 (Law Major )
日本文化専攻 (Japanese Culture Major)
米英言語文化専攻 (English Language and AngloAmerican Culture Major)
心理学専攻 (Psychology Major)
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Ⅳ Special benefits for applicants who have completed the JET Programme:
1. Students are exempted from the entrance fee and tuition, while required to
teach as unpaid TAs.
2. Students are permitted to live in Teikyo dormitories free of rent or utilities
charges.
3. During their enrollment, students are exempted from paying co-pay health
insurance fees.
4. Students are exempted from applying for a visa.
* Students are required to pay roundtrip air tickets and other expenses.
Ⅴ Requirements for application:
1. Resume (in English and Japanese).
2. Completed application form and Research Plan (in English and Japanese).
3. Three recent photographs (3cm x 4cm) to accompany
- Japanese version resume
- Application form
- “Proof of residence qualification acknowledgement form” 在留資格認定証明
書申請用.
4. Official copy of diploma and certified transcript from the most recently
attended university.
Ⅵ Submission
Application materials must be mailed by Fedex or express mail to:
CEPEX, c/o Sunrock Institute,
900 19th Street, NW, Suite 260 Washington , DC 20006. USA
For more information, please refer to the CEPEX website at http://www.cepex.org
Ⅶ Application Deadline
May 19, 2006.
Ⅷ Selection Process
Promising applicants will be selected on the basis of application materials and then
invited for an interview via telephone and/or videoconference.
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