Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships 2023- 2024 (up to £24,000)

Deadline: 28th of February, 2023

The Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships 2023–2024 are now accepting applications. The Lord Sainsbury of Turville generously funded the establishment of the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships in 2000. The fellowships’ goal is to improve academic relations with Japanese studies programs across Asia, Europe, Oceania, and North America.

The Fellowships give grantees the chance to work in an academic setting that is ideal for finishing a published project. The appointed fellows are required to live in Norwich throughout their employment and will be provided with shared office space there.


  • The one-year Fellowship will commence in September 2023 and carries a value of £24,000.
    For the six-month Fellowship, please state the preferred start date in your application. This
    may be subject to negotiation. The six-month Fellowship carries a value of £12,000. Oneyear Fellowships are preferred.


  • Open to scholars who have received a PhD in any area of Japanese culture. Preference will
    be given to applicants working in the fields of visual studies, including but not limited to
    history of art, cultural heritage, archaeology, architecture, film studies, and digital
  • Fellows are required to have a good level of spoken and written English.


To submit an application for a Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowship, send an email to obtain the
application form.

Once completed, the application form should be emailed back to sisjac@sainsbury-institute.org. In
addition to the application form, enclose:

    • Curriculum Vitae (include the date your PhD is expected to be conferred, if not already
      conferred) and
    • Sample of writing (for example a published article, or a core chapter of the PhD)

All application documents must be in English.
In addition, two letters of reference should be sent by email or mail to arrive by the application deadline.
If sent by mail, they should be signed and sealed and sent directly by the referee to the Sainsbury
Institute, 64 The Close, Norwich, NR1 4DH, UK. If they are sent by email, they should be emailed directly
by the referee to sisjac@sainsbury-institute.org


Click here to apply

Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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