As a major player in the global market, Japan is the world’s third largest economy and a leader of many cutting-edge technologies.
Learning Japanese will increase your cultural awareness and help you understand the complexity and depth of contemporary Japan, its past, and its future.
Studying Japanese helps you interact with Japanese people at a deeper level when you travel, study abroad, and work in Japan.
Many awards and scholarships, such as the Boren Award, Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, Freeman-Asia Award, Fulbright Scholarship, Critical Language Scholarship, and AATJ Bridging Scholarships are available for Japanese learners. More information can be found in the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships.
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