Keizai Koho Fellowship Tour
Since 1980, the Keizai Koho Center
(Japan Institute for Social and Economic Affairs) in cooperation with the National Association
of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS) has sponsored a Fellowship tour to Japan for educators
in the U.S. and Canada. The Fellowship allows teachers to learn first hand about contemporary
Japanese society and enhance their classroom teaching of global perspectives. Highlights of the
fellowship include visits to Japanese schools, major companies, and industrial facilities. In
addition, sightseeing excursions are planned to allow the fellows to learn about Japanese culture
is now closed. Please review the application guidelines and lesson plans and consider applying
for the 2016 cycle.
2013 Pittsburgh-area fellow Ashlee Beckett was featured as a newsmaker in
the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
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to see some photos and learn more about the Fellowship.
The Japan-America Society of Pennsylvania administers the Keizai Koho
Center Fellowship by coordinating the program's public relations, selection, orientation, alumni communication and activities.
The Keizai Koho Center (KKC) is the independent, nonprofit organization affiliated with Nippon Keidanren
(Japan Business Federation). Its mission has been to promote a better understanding of Japan's economy and
society, both in Japan and abroad through a variety of publications, programs, fellowships and exchanges.