Ema wooden plaques displayed at a Japanese shrine. The plaques have hand-written messages and drawings on them.

The Smith Prize

The Smith Prize to recognizes two high-achieving students who have studied Japanese within the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations.

Old photo of a group of students holding a Doshisha penant

The Doshisha Prize

The Doshisha Asian Studies Prize is awarded for the best undergraduate honors thesis pertaining to Asia.

Doshisha campus in Japan. The photo is of brick buildings, plum trees in bloom, and a large evergreen tree.

The Amherst-Doshisha Fellowship

The Amherst-Doshisha Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for a graduating senior or Amherst alum (who graduated the year before the fellowship is awarded) to participate in the cultural life of the University in Kyoto, Japan.