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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FUTI Newsletter No. 27

1. FUTI Spring Campaign
2. Report on FUTI Scholarships for Academic Year 2022
3. FUTI to Launch Fireside Chats for UTokyo’s International Alumni and Friends; You Are Invited to Fill the Alumni Survey!
4. UTokyoNY Lecture “Self-organization as a New Principle for Materials Design and Synthesis” Held
5. Study and Employment Abroad in the Global Era: How to Balance a Fulfilling Career and Family Life Overseas
6. Ambassador Takeshi Komoto Gives Talk on “The Constraint of the Biden Administration and Japan-US Cooperation”
7. Appointments of New FUTI Board Member and Secretary

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

On Monday, 2 May (early morning of 3 May, JST), the lecture “Self-Organization and Manufacturing” by Professor Makoto Fujita, the first recipient of “The Ojima Distinguished Lectureship Award” established by Stony Brook University, was held at the University of Tokyo New York Office.

FUTI Fireside Chat Series

The Supreme Court: Why it matters so much in the US, and so little in Japan?

Friends of UTokyo is pleased to present an online dialogue by Ko-Yung Tung, esq. who is an eminent international lawyer and scholar and a global business and strategy advisor. Currently he is Lecturer at Law at Harvard Law School where he teaches courses on Law and Economic Development and on International Investment Arbitration.

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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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