Exchange Programs

The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme is aimed at promoting grass-roots international exchange between Japan and other nations. The number of countries sending participants has risen over the years, as has the number of participants. 

JET(Japan Exchange and Teaching)プログラムは、諸外国の青年を日本に招待し、中学校や高校で英語を教えたり、地方自治体で国際交流員として働く機会を提供する事業とし て1987年に開始されました。JET青年は、日本全国各地における学校や行政組織の中で、地域や住民に密着した活動を行うことを通じて日本を経験し、母 国に帰った後、従来の日本研究者とは一味違った新しいタイプの知日家、親日家として様々な分野で活躍し、日本と母国との貴重な橋渡しとなっています。 当館では、外国語指導助手(ALT)及び国際交流員(CIR)の募集広報や面接選考、出発前のオリエンテーション、元JETの同窓会(JETAA)の活動 支援等を実施しています。(出典:在デトロイト総領事館HP)

  • The Asian Community Alliance's  Dorothy O'Brien Scholarship

Are you already familiar with the Asian Community Alliance, a Cincinnati-area non-profit organization that assists local Asian people with a variety of needs? Their mission is to provide culturally sensitive programs and services to empower and strengthen family & community through awareness, collaboration & advocacy. One of their founders, Dorothy O'Brien, established two annual $2,500 scholarships for high school seniors with exceptional community service or volunteer experience. The application deadline is March 31st Learn more here.

  • Rotary Peace Fellowship

Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 professionals from around the world to receive fellowships to study at one of our peace centers.Through academic training, practice, and global networking opportunities, the Rotary Peace Centers program develops leaders who become catalysts for peace and conflict prevention and resolution. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.In just over a decade, the Rotary Peace Centers have trained more than 1,000 fellows for careers in peace building. Many of them are serving as leaders at international organizations or have started their own foundations.

Learn more about Rotary Peace Fellowship (Website)

  • Study Abroad in Japan: Bridging Scholarships

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit US-Japan Bridging Foundation, makes it possible to award about 100 scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year. Applications are accepted twice a year for Bridging Scholarships.

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