SEAS Student awarded Daiwa Scholarship in Japanese Studies for 2016

The School of East Asian Studies are pleased to announce that final year student Elizabeth Wormald is one of this year’s winners of the Daiwa Scholarship in Japanese Studies for 2016.

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation launched the Scholarships in Japanese Studies, launched in 2015. It is a postgraduate programme to support UK nationals on Japanese Studies courses in either Japan or the UK. The scholarships intention is to support a maximum of six individuals in any given year, of whom at least three must study full-time at a university in Japan. These scholarships are very competitive so we are very proud of Elizabeth for being successful in her application.

Liz wormaldElizabeth is currently studying on our BA Japanese Studies degreeand after graduation intends to study for an MA in Art History at Waseda University, Japan from April 2017. Her long-term career aim is to work in art curation and UK-Japan artistic cultural exchange.

"Being awarded the Daiwa Scholarship is an enormous honour! Thanks to the scholarship I have the opportunity to continue my studies in contemporary Japanese art, a field I am really excited to explore. I can't wait to start a Masters degree, a solid foothold on the path to becoming a curator, and am excited to see what opportunities the Daiwa foundation scholarship will bring."
Elizabeth Wormald
Daiwa Scholarship in Japanese Studies winner