Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership Grant (CGP)

The Institute for Japanese Studies has received three years of funding ($118,522) for a project titled “Strengthening the Infrastructure to Produce Future Leaders through Educational Outreach, Career Development, and Professional Development in the State of Ohio and the Midwest.” The grant will support cooperative activities in Ohio, the Midwest and Japan to enhance outreach to all levels of educational institutions and the community through the following project areas:

Educational Outreach:

Career Development

  • Ohio-Japan Alumni Network (OH-JAN)- promote outreach, networking, and mentoring by graduates (high school and college) of Japan-related programs in  Ohio

Professional Development:

  • Best Practices Outreach Workshop for K-16 educators - 2013, 2014 2015
  • Japanese Teacher Networking and Advocacy Workshop - 2013, 2014, 2015


If you are interested in any of these projects or would like to have more information, please contact Janet Stucky Smith at  stucky.7@osu.edu or 614-292-3345.