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The Japan Foundation is now accepting proposals for "Performing Arts Japan."
This program is designed to provide financial assistance to non-profit organizations in the U.S. and Canada that aim to introduce Japanese performing arts to local audiences.
PAJ Touring Grants help present Japanese performing arts at multiple locations in the U.S. and Canada, with an emphasis on locations outside major metropolitan areas.
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The Hakuho Foundation is now accepting applications for the 15th Hakuho Japanese Research Fellowship!
The Fellowship invites leading international researchers of the Japanese language, Japanese language education, Japanese literature and Japanese culture to Japan to conduct residential research.
In providing residential research opportunities, the Fellowship aims to further strengthen the base of international research into Japan and to deepen the understanding of ...READ MORE »
The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation and the Henry Luce Foundation are pleased to announce the recruitment of the first group of scholars for the Mansfield-Luce Asia Scholars Network. The vast geographic size and diversity of East Asia have created unfortunate divides between Northeast and Southeast Asia specialists. Given the complex nature of the region and its growing integration, these ...READ MORE »
The Asian Development Bank - Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) provides support for Master's degree study in ADB-JSP approved fields of study at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM), and for participation in the educational, residential, and leadership development programs at the East-West Center (EWC).
ADB-JSP is a scholarship program that was established to strengthen human resource capacity in Asian Development Bank developing ...READ MORE »
The U.S.-Japan Council’s TOMODACHI Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) identifies, cultivates, and empowers a new generation of Japanese American leaders. Emerging Leaders participate in leadership education, design and implement original USJC programming, and develop powerful, lifelong personal and professional friendships. A new cohort of leaders aged 24-35 is selected annually to attend the Annual Conference, become USJC Associates, and join program ...READ MORE »
Applications now open for the Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program!
Applications for the 25th class of Mansfield Fellows are now open!
The 25th class of Mansfield Fellows will be selected from a wide range of federal agencies. They will be given the opportunity to develop Japanese language skills and receive an unrivaled, intimate view of Japan. ...READ MORE »
For those of you looking to return to Japan, consider a Rotary Peace Fellowship. Applications for the 2020-21 Rotary Peace Fellowship program are now being accepted. The due date for candidates to submit applications to their district is 31 May.
See the following links for more information:
TeamUp-Sister Cities International Pilot Collaboration!
TeamUp is pleased to announce a pilot collaboration with Sister Cities International (SCI) for two one-year one-time grants of $9,600 each, which will be awarded competitively to two pairs of medium and small-sized U.S.-Japan sister cities with a population of 100,000 or less. The grants will be awarded for the express purpose of developing higher education ...READ MORE »
Check out this opportunity for U.S. teachers of grades 7-12 to spend five days in Hawaii this August learning about using information and communication technology in the classroom. Funded by the US Embassy-Tokyo and Japan's Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. Deadline is May 23, check it out here: https://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Japan-US-ICT-Teacher-Exchange-Program
The TOMODACHI Initiative is a public-private partnership between the U.S.-Japan Council (Japan) and the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, with support from the Government of Japan. Born out of support for Japan’s recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake, TOMODACHI invests in the next generation of Japanese and American leaders through educational and cultural exchanges as well as leadership programs. The ...READ MORE »