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

These scholarships support 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

These scholarships support students for summer short-term study abroad programs between UTokyo and US universities.

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TRAVEL AWARD

FUTI encourages early-stage scholars to become major players in their respective international community. The FUTI Travel Award program aims to help the awardees build a strong international network with colleagues in the U.S. and other countries.

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Announcements

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Newsletter No. 31

1 – Status of Scholarship Awards 2024-2025
2 – FUTI Travel Award Applications Ongoing
3 – Online Mentoring Program Launched Connecting UTokyo Alumni in the US with Women Students of UTokyo
4 – Taking on Global Challenges with a Startup: “Designing Intelligent Tools for Public Safety”
5 – Trailer Screening and Discussion with Film director Minami Goto about her recent movie “Blue Imagine”
6 – UTokyo – Princeton Joint Program “People and Culture of Japan in the United States: Past, Present, and Future” Held

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Support the Global Leaders of Tomorrow!

Dear Supporters of Friends of UTokyo, Inc. (FUTI):

I hope this message finds you well. Since its inception in 2007, the Friends of UTokyo, Inc. (FUTI) has been providing excellent opportunities to a number of highly talented students from the US and Japan through FUTI’s short-term (summer) scholarships, as well as to many promising UTokyo alumni through mid- to long-term scholarships.

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FUTI President Ojima’s visit to UTokyo and Ito Foundation strengthens bonds with partners

A three-week sojourn in Japan presented an excellent opportunity for FUTI President Ojima to engage with important partners and express gratitude to them.

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FUTI Announces a New Initiative, the FUTI Travel Award for Early-stage Scholars

FUTI has for years encouraged exchange between the University of Tokyo and universities in the US through scholarships supporting short-term study abroad programs and mid- to long-term studies.
Now, FUTI proudly announces a new initiative, the FUTI Travel Award for Early-stage Scholars holding positions at the University of Tokyo.

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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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