Research Opportunities for Students

TUJ students are encouraged to engage in research with TUJ faculty as part of their educational experience. TUJ students are eligible for the Diamond Research Scholars and CARAS Scholars programs.

Diamond Research Scholars Program

The Diamond Research Scholars Program offers a seven-month long funded research experience under the direction of a faculty mentor. Participants receive a summer stipend of $2,750, tuition remission for three hours of research or independent study, and Honors credit for their research or creative arts project. Scholars are expected to participate in the annual undergraduate research conference, TURF-CREWS.

For more information, please visit the main campus website below.

Creative Arts, Research, and Scholarship (CARAS) Program

The Creative Arts, Research and Scholarship Program (CARAS) provides undergraduate and professional students grants of up to $3,000 in support of scholarly, research or creative arts projects undertaken with the supervision of a faculty mentor. Successful applications will provide a clearly focused project addressing a significant issue, concern, or aspect in the student's field of study, include a detailed budget proposal, and be endorsed by a faculty mentor and the dean of the student's school or college.

For more information, please visit the main campus website below.

Student Research and Creative Funding at TUJ

The Research department at TUJ provides funding for students to develop their original research/creative work. Students may apply for up to ¥50,000 to be used for a project or its presentation. Funding may be used for registration fees, transportation, conference lodging, or other requests on a case-by-case basis.

For more information, please download the application guidelines below.