PLEASE NOTE: Application Due on or before December 1, 2017 (no postmarks) directly to The Japan Foundation.
The Japan Foundation Grant is provided by the Los Angeles Center of the Japan Foundation. This year they are offering a Short-Term Program for non-native speakers of Japanese, 55 years old or younger, who have at least 2 years of experience in teaching the Japanese language as of December 1, 2017. The goal of this program is to help Japanese language teachers improve their proficiency in the language, teaching methodology, and knowledge of Japan through Japanese language classes, cultural programs, field trips, etc.
Dates are tentatively set as follows:
Summer Term: June 26 – August 20, 2018 (Tentative)
Winter Term: January 9, 2019 – March 5, 2019 (Tentative)
There are no tuition fees. The grant includes accommodations at the Japanese-Language Institute, Urawa (single rooms), meals, teaching materials, field trip expenses, and overseas travel insurance. Travel to and from Japan is not included.
Send application materials to:
The Japan Foundation
5700 Wilshire Blvd. #100
Los Angeles, CA 90036
- Instructions with Eligibility (English Version) [doc]
- Overview (English Version) [doc]
- Application Form [doc]
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