The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan will sponsor a group of five Japanese American high school students to travel to Japan from June 24 – July 4, 2016, for the opportunity to learn about Japan, as well as to promote mutual understanding and exchange between younger generations of Japanese and Japanese Americans. The program includes a visit to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a tour of the Kansai area, and a homestay experience with a Japanese family.
Japanese American high school students with multiracial backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.
Program Description (PDF)
Application Form (PDF)
Applicants living in the states of Washington, Montana, and Northern Idaho are asked to send a complete application by mail to the address below.
Application Deadline: April 29, 2016
Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle
601 Union Street, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98101
Attn: Invitation Program for Japanese American Students
For more information, please contact (206) 682-9107 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Invitation Program for Japanese American Students (June/July 2016)
March 16, 2016