FRIENDS OF UTOKYO

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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Announcements

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FUTI Newsletter No. 24

1. The University of Tokyo President Selection Committee Elects Executive Vice President Teruo Fujii as its Next President
2. Applications Now Being Accepted for the 2021 FUTI Scholarship Programs
3. 2020-2021 Campaign Starts
4. Messages from Scholarship Students
5. A Report on FUTI Scholarship Programs in 2020
6. A Report on the Ito Foundation U.S.A.-FUTI Scholarship Online Get-Together
7. FUTI Online Dialogue Series – 1: “Learning from Covid19: New York and Tokyo”
8. Online Dialogue with Ms. Akiko Sakaedani, On Her Recent Book: “Do You Hear the Sound of Hope?: Starting a Children’s Radio Program in Rwanda”
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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Young Professional Series: Lecture by FUTI Scholarship Recipient and Current Harvard/MIT Graduate Student, Tomohito Okuda

February 11, 2021 at 7:00 pm ET. In Japanese only. Topic: Urban Sanitation and International Development: Future of Decentralized Infrastructure

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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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