The Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching Program recognizes and encourages excellence in teaching in the U.S. and abroad. U.S. and international teachers receive grants to study at university, observe classes, and complete a project pertaining to their field of educational inquiry during their time abroad. The program is open to teachers from the U.S. and selected countries in multiple world regions.
After a successful inaugural phase conducted by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, The Japan Foundation (JF), is pleased to announce the next phase of funding for the "Japan-America Collegiate Exchange Travel Program" initiative.
To facilitate exchange and understanding between Japan and the U.S., the Japan Foundation will provide travel funds to Japan primary for undergraduates and one faculty member. Instructors teaching a Japan-related course at U.S. universities or colleges are invited to apply for a grant to help fund a short-term study-tour to Japan, while incorporating the visit into course syllabi and itineraries arranged to build-on and enrich course contents. The goal is to provide students with firsthand experience that will allow them to gain a more nuanced and balanced understanding of Japan.