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PBRC Jr. Scholars Program

Call for Applications—PBRC Junior Scholars

The Pacific Basin Research Center (PBRC) is pleased to announce the call for applications for the PBRC Junior Scholars program. We intend to select 5-8 outstanding SUA students whose interests mirror those of the PBRC, namely humanistic development in the Pacific Basin. It is open to all SUA students.

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 year.
To apply, please send your resume and a brief (100 word) note of how your studies contribute to the PBRC’s core goals to Kayo Yoshikawa, the PBRC Program Coordinator ( The deadline is October 15, 2015.
Questions? Please contact Prof. Shane Barter, the PBRC Associate Director (

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