October 2005


AYUSA International

To support a project to selectively recruit ten high school students for an academic year of study and service in Japan. San Francisco, CA. $94,646

Hiroshima University

To support a project to continue development of Hiroshima University’s Global Partnership Schools Center that will promote school-to-school relationships in the U.S. and Japan. Hiroshima, Japan. ¥ 6,050,000

Japan-America Society of Washington, DC

To support the fourteenth year of a national language competition and supporting regional competitions for high school students studying Japanese. Washington, DC. $50,000

Simmons College

To support the first year of a three-year teacher-professional development program that will introduce Boston Public middle school teachers to the study of Japan. Boston, MA. $75,000

Communication and Public Opinion

Japan Society

To support an intensive fellowship program for American media professionals, allowing them to reside, study and work for six weeks in Japan, focused on a research topic of their choice. New York, NY. $110,000

US-Japan Policy Studies

Massachussetts Institute of Technology

To support a symposium titled Globalization and the Future of the National Economy, to be held in Tokyo on January 18, 2006, that will create a dialogue between Japanese and U.S. business leaders on the effect of globalization on corporate decisions. Cambridge, MA. $10,560

Pacific Forum CSIS

To support a focused policy dialogue on U.S.-Japan-China relations that will draw attention to the long-term strategic goals of the three countries, and how current policy positions and pronouncements – on all three sides – impact the realization of those goals. Honolulu, HI. $75,140

The Japan Association for Diplomatic History

To support a project to develop a comprehensive textbook on the history of U.S.-Japan relations. Kobe, Japan. ¥ 5,509,000