Encourages international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern; fosters development of a new generation of researchers interested in policy-relevant topics
Encourages in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan through individual short-term policy-related projects
Supports US-Japan collaborative institutional efforts to explore current, policy-relevant issues of mutual concern to the US and Japan, as well as issues of global concern
Supports one-time conferences, workshops, etc. that explore policy-relevant US-Japan issues
Allows graduate students of international affairs to enhance their understanding of Japan and US-Japan relations through a 10-day study trip in August
The JET Memorial Project commemorates the two American JET participants, Ms. Taylor Anderson and Mr. Montgomery Dickson who lost their lives during the Great East Japan Earthquake (March 2011).
Supports the "Next Generation" of Japan specialists based in the US over a two-year period through a series of workshops, a retreat, and a study tour to Japan
As a result of the tragic events surrounding the Great East Japan Earthquake, there has been a rethinking of critical issues and global challenges. In response to these new circumstances
Facilitates exchange and understanding between Japan and the U.S. by providing some travel funds for students at the undergraduate level. Instructors teaching a Japan-related course at U.S. universities or colleges are invited to apply..
Bilateral exchange program to strengthens ties between Japanese-American leaders and their counterparts in Japan through a week-long stay in Japan
Cultivates and supports early to mid career security researchers in Japan who study domestic and international security issues from a Japanese perspective
Provides graduate journalism students in the U.S. with the opportunity to enhance their understanding of US-Japan and US-Asia affairs through a ten day study-tour in Japan
Enhances understanding of US-Japan relations through bilateral exchange; encourages mutual understanding of the politics and policy-making processes of both countries
Supports major organizations to establish national and/or regional networks, capacity building, and innovative program development for US-Japan exchange and outreach
Supports teacher training, curriculum development and community outreach efforts addressing the needs of K-12 students, teachers and the larger community
Aims to create new networks and strengthen existing networks between nonprofit organizations and citizens groups in the US and Japan around common social issues
Supports networking and capacity building among Japan America Societies (JAS) in the US to encourage sustained growth and innovation
Promotes US-Japan exchange activities and fosters a grassroots understanding about Japan by dispatching Japanese individuals to volunteer in communities in the US
The “JET Memorial Project,” commemorates the two American JET participants, Ms. Taylor Anderson and Mr. Montgomery Dickson who lost their lives during the Great East Japan Earthquake (March, 2011).
Contributes to the March 2011 Japanese earthquake disaster recovery efforts through various networks including civil society, education, youth, cultural, business, NPO/NGO, philanthropic, sister city, and other types of grassroots exchange between the US and Japan.