Award for Japanese Studies


Peter Sato Award in Japanese language


Mr. Peter Sato, a distinguished Japanese diplomat and former ambassador to China, has established the Peter Sato Award to promote Japanese language education across Canada. This award will be given to the York University student who achieves the highest placement in the National Japanese Speech Contest. The contest judges candidates on the basis of their speech topic, proficiency in Japanese and presentation skills. Should a suitable candidate not be found, a student will be selected by the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics who best meets the objectives of this award.

Award: scholarship


DLLL best student award


This award will be presented annually to a student who has achieved the overall top academic performance among those who have enrolled in courses offered by the Japanese Section.

Award: scholarship    












Norio Ota


Japanese & Korean Studies


April 19, 2017