United States-japan Foundation
DescriptionFounded by a grant from the Japan Shipbuilding Industry Foundation (now known as the Nippon Foundation) the Foundation's Pre-College Education grants support innovative education projects that help young Americans and Japanese learn about each other's society, culture, and country as well as learn to work together on issues of common concern. The grants support K-12 teacher professional development projects that train U.S. educators to teach about Japan and Japanese educators to teach about the United States. The Foundation also awards grants to for projects that work directly with students, develop top quality curriculum materials on America or Japan for educational audiences in the other country, connect schools and classrooms in the U.S. and Japan, and develop and improve instruction in the Japanese language. Additional information including application instructions can be found on the Web site.
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