Past Funding Opportunities

Intellectual Exchange

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  • Japan Travel Program for US Future Leaders

    Closed Program

    Allows graduate students of international affairs to enhance their understanding of Japan and US-Japan relations through a 10-day study trip in August

  • JET Memorial Project - Taylor Anderson Memorial

    N/A - Not an open program

    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).

  • RFP: Exploration of Critical Issues Emanating from Japan’s March 11th Disasters

    This program is closed

    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

  • Japan-America Collegiate Exchange Travel Program


    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..

  • US-Japan Journalism Program

    This program is closed

    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

Grassroots Exchange & Education

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  • J-Initiative: J-Support, Great East Japan Earthquake Recovery


    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.