Fiscal Year 2013-2104
Japanese-language Education Grant
The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles (hereafter “JFLA”) provides financial assistance for projects that are implemented by educational institutions/organizations to promote Japanese-language education in the U.S. Projects that are eligible for support are listed below (Type A, B, or C) and must start and finish between April 1, 2013 and March 16, 2014.
Type A: Grant Amount: Up to $3,000 per project
Professional Development projects (workshops, seminars, conferences, etc.) for Japanese-Language Teachers that have at least one of the following purposes:
- To provide participants with professional development credits/units (university credits, continuing education units, professional development hours, etc.) that are authorized to be used towards receiving/renewing their teacher’s licenses/credentials.
- To strengthen/improve vertical articulation between educational levels as well as horizontal articulation at each educational level, in order to maximize the learning environment for students.
Type B: Grant Amount: Up to $1,000 per project
Professional Development projects (workshops, seminars, conferences, etc.) other than Type A listed above.
Type C: Grant Amount: Up to $3,000 per project
Original Projects other than Type A or B
Any types of projects are welcome; however JFLA seeks to support the following types of projects during the 2013-2014 fiscal year. The project should contribute to promote the Japanese-language education in the region or nationwide.
- Japanese-Language Education Advocacy projects, that will be implemented with the purpose of developing networks with stakeholders who assist in maintaining the Japanese-language programs in the region as well as to deepen their understanding of the importance/appeal of Japanese-language education.
- Survey projects, that will be conducted in order to grasp/analyze the current condition of Japanese-language education or to gather demographic information related to Japanese-language education.
- Teaching Material Development projects that will benefit educators/learners nationwide.
Step 1. Download the application materials
Instructions (Eligibility, Screening Criteria, Grant Coverage, etc.)
Step 2. Read the Instructions before completing the Application Form
Step 3. Inform JFLA (Email: email@example.com) of your intention to apply for the program
Step 4. Mail the complete Application Form to JFLA
Application Fom (original hard copies) must ARRIVE at JFLA at least two months prior to the project state date.