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Japanese American Citizens League - Kakehashi Project

11 Sep 2019 12:42 PM | Anonymous

The Japanese American Citizens League are offering the Kakehashi project and a trip to Japan (Dec 16-24)! December applications are now available. Up to 92 participants will be selected to go on a 9-day trip to Japan. While in Japan, participants will visit a number of historical and educational sites, experience traditional and cultural activities, and participate in lectures and workshops. 


  • Must be interested in Japan-U.S. relations
  • Must be of Japanese ancestry
  • Currently enrolled in community college, undergraduate, graduate, or young professionals who have an undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Must have U.S. permanent resident status and travel with a U.S. passport
  • Must be at least 18 years old by the date of acceptance into the program and no older than 25
  • Japanese dual citizens under the age of 22 may apply
  • Those who have participated in Kakehashi or other programs funded by the Japanese government are ineligible
  • Those who have studied or stayed in Japan for over a year are ineligible
  •  You do not need to be a JACL member to be eligible

Don's miss out on this great opportunity! Apply by September 22nd, 2019! 

For more information, please click here.  

"Japan America Society of St. Louis" is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
University of Missouri - St. Louis
362 SSB
1 University Boulevard
St. Louis MO 63121-4400

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