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Call for Applications for the Junior Research Scholars Program

The Pacific Basin Research Center (PBRC) is pleased to announce the call for applications for the PBRC Junior Scholars program 2014-15.  We intend to select 4-5 outstanding SUA students whose interests mirror those of the PBRC, namely humanistic development in the Pacific Basin. 

Benefits of Membership Include:

  • Access to PBRC facilities (including key access and personal study space in the PBRC)
  • A $300 research budget to order books and other materials for the PBRC
  • A profile on our website
  • Invitation to participate in PBRC initiatives such as guest speaker visits and student summer grants, and to become involved in research projects alongside the PBRC’s global research network.

The Junior Scholars program reflects the PBRC’s goal of deepening its ties to Soka students, whose energies and ideas can shape the direction of the Center.  Junior Scholar titles are subject to renewal each semester.

To apply, please send your resume and a brief (100 word) note of how your studies contribute to the PBRC’s core goals to Michelle Mastro, the PBRC Program Coordinator (  Deadlines are 01 October 2014.  If you have any questions, please contact Shane Barter, the PBRC’s Associate Director(

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