Applications and teacher recommendations must be received by JASDFW before Friday, March 16, 2018 at 12:00 PM (deadline extended!). Semi-finalists will be selected to participate in interviews. The delegation of 6 Young Ambassadors will be announced on or before April 13.
If you have any questions, please email Madoka Leonetti to firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 214.342.2022.
July 2 – 10, 2018
♦ There is no fee to participate
♦ Participants will be responsible for obtaining a passport and for passport-related fees and spending money.
Application Deadline Mid March – April 13
Interviews and final selection April – June
Orientations and workshops
Be a leader. Be a world traveler.
Be a Young Ambassador.
The one-week program includes:
♦ Homestay with a Sendai family
♦ Local school visits
♦ Interaction with city officials
♦ Volunteer activities
♦ Tour of famous Sendai locations
♦ Airfare and all ground transportation in Japan
♦ Dallas/Fort Worth area high school student (in grades 9-11)
♦ U.S. citizen
Students will be selected based on their ability to be good ambassadors. Applicants should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, leadership ability, community involvement, international interest, and an open-minded attitude.
The Dallas-Sendai Young Ambassadors is part of the TOMODACHI NAJAS Exchange Program funded by the TOMODACHI Fund for Exchanges through generous contributions from Hitachi, Ltd., Mitsubishi Corporation, and Toyota Motor Corporation.