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Invitation Program for Japanese American Students 2013


April 1, 2013

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan will sponsor a group of five Japanese American high school students to travel to Japan June 28 – July 9, 2013 for the opportunity to learn about Japan and to promote mutual understanding and exchanges between Japanese and Japanese American younger generations.  Those with multiracial backgrounds and children of first generation Japanese immigrants (“shin issei”) are highly encouraged to apply.  This is the fifth group of students to be invited for the program.  The itinerary in Japan is scheduled to include a visit to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, tours of Tokyo and the Kansai area, and a homestay experience.    

Applicants should submit materials to their local consulate general office, or for residents of the Washington DC area, the embassy.  To find the office in your region, please visit:

Los Angeles consulate region applicants, please send materials to:

Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles
350 South Grand Avenue, Suite 1700
Los Angeles, CA  90071
Attn: Jennifer Usyak, Advisor

For further information, please contact 213.617.6700 x166 or j.usyak@ls.mofa.go.jp  

Application Deadline: April 23, 2013

[Program Description (PDF)]
[Application (Word)]




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