In late March, the JICUF Grants Committee reviewed proposals submitted by ICU faculty and students. After a rigorous selection process, the committee approved the following twelve projects: two from faculty, ten from ICU students. JICUF provided a total of ¥4,275,295 in funding for these projects. Congratulations to all!
STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND
Project Title: Itadakimasu ~Cultural Exchange through Japanese Language and Food~ / 日本語でいただきます 〜食を通しての日本語交流〜
Grantee: Shimon Hibi (Undergraduate Student)
Award Amount: ¥118,500
Project Title: Hult Prize at ICU
Grantee: Eimi Sano (Undergraduate Student)
Award Amount: ¥920,000
Project Title: Promoting and Understanding University Ideals : Hackathon-based design of a Virtual Campus Tour
Grantee: Roberto Figueroa (PhD Student)
Award Amount: ¥50,000
Project Title: Series of Coding and App Development Learning Sessions
Grantee: Mokuren Narisawa (Undergraduate Student)
Award Amount: ¥50,000
STUDENT TRAVEL FUND
Project Title: The Role, Value, and Dynamic of Emotional Presence in Inquiry Learning of the Higher Education
Grantee: Siaw Eng Tan (PhD Student)
Award Amount: ¥350,000
Project Title: Research in Africa!! “Does free compulsory education benefit children living in traditional tribe communities?”
Grantee: Naho Yoshikawa(Undergraduate Student)
Award Amount: ¥316,523
Project Title: An Emerging Revolution in the Agri-food System: Agricultural (Bio)technology, Agri-food movements and Food Security in Zimbabwe
Grantee: Tsitsi Agatha Zvingowanisei (PhD Student)
Award Amount: ¥425,000
Project Title: Depression among youths living in Kibera slums, in Nairobi, Kenya.
Grantee: Frashia Wangui Ndungu (PhD Student)
Award Amount: ¥445,000
Project Title: The Role of Local Groups for Community Recovery from Natural Disaster : The Case of the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011
Grantee: Ruka Saito (MA Student)
Award Amount: ¥260,000
Project Title: Research for Development in Bitung and the Subsequent Effects by the Shift of ODA from Japan to China
Grantee: Moeko Ishikawa (Undergraduate Student)
Award Amount: ¥155,530
Visiting Scholars Program
Visiting Scholar: Zachary Shore
Host: Shaun Malarney (Professor, Society, Culture and Media)
Grant Amount: ¥409,742
Visiting Scholars: Garrett Washington
Host: Robert Eskildsen (Professor, History)
Grant Amount: ¥406,000
The fall grant cycle will begin in late August.
To apply for a grant, please submit an online inquiry form from August 26th to September 30th.
For more information on faculty grants, click here.
For more information on student funds, click here.