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Providing financial support and opportunities in cooperation with The University of Tokyo for the exchange of ideas in cultural, scientific, academic and social fields

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MID- TO LONG-TERM STUDIES

The Ito Foundation U.S.A.-FUTI Scholarship supports up to two years of mid- to long-term study (1 semester/2 quarters or longer) and provides up to $50,000/year.

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SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SHORT-TERM STUDIES

The FUTI Global Leadership Award supports students for summer programs and internships.

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RESEARCH GRANTS

FUTI Research Grants provide support (up to $10,000) for a project/activity to be jointly pursued by UTokyo and Institution(s) in the U.S.

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FUTI Newsletter No. 26

1. 2022 Scholarship Program Announcement
2. FUTI’s 2021-22 Fundraising Campaign is on!
3. 2021 Report on FUTI Scholarship Programs
4. FUTI Holds a Virtual Get Together for Current Ito Foundation U.S.A.-FUTI Scholarship Recipients
5. Opening Ceremony for the Remodeled University of Tokyo New York Office (UTokyoNY)
6. Dialogue with Prof. Marie Saitou: Exploring New Horizons in Evolutionary Genomics -from Japan to the United States and Norway
7. A Lecture by Dr. Sadaoki Furui: “Universities and Society in the AI Era – From my Experience as President of Research Institute in the United States”
8. Dr. Teruaki Aoki, a Former President of Sony Electronics Inc. (USA), and a Former President of Sony University (Japan) Passes Away
9. FUTI Appoints Board of Directors, Advisory Committee Members, and Scholarship Committee Members

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Professor Iwao Ojima, President and CEO of FUTI, Elected to the European Academy of Sciences

Dr. Iwao Ojima, President and CEO of Friends of UTokyo and Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Stony Brook University, has been elected to the European Academy of Sciences (EurASc) as a Fellow. He will be honored at the induction ceremony of new members at EurASc’s Annual Symposium and Ceremony of Awards event this April at the Sorbonne University in Paris, France, which will be held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UTokyoNY Lecture: “Self-organization as a New Principle for Materials Design and Synthesis”

In commemoration of Professor FUJITA Makoto becoming the first recipient of “The Ojima Distinguished Lectureship Award” established at Stony Brook University, a commemorative lecture will be held at the University of Tokyo New York Office (UTokyoNY).

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Events

The objective of the FUTI Lectures Series is to provide UTokyo alumni and others with an opportunity to explore, challenge and debate salient issues with visiting UTokyo scholars and distinguished alumni in an informal setting. The events generally take place in a mid-Manhattan location or online.

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