We administer several types of grant programs to promote Japanese-language education in the United States. These include training programs for teachers and specialists as well as grant programs for educational institutions. Please see the list below for more informaiton.

 Grant Flyer (PDF)

*NEWFiscal Year 2017-18 Grant Programs 

Our Fiscal Year 2017-18's application materials are now available!

       Deadlines:   3/1/2017,  9/1/2017

Fiscal Year 2017-18 Training Programs in Japan

Please send any inquiries to the two training programs below to specialist@jflalc.org.

Other Special Programs conducted by JFLA


  1. Please read the Application Instructions carefully and check your eligibility before you fill out the application form.
  2. Please inform JFLA of which program you are applying for, prior to submitting your application.
  3. Please send your Application Form to JFLA in time for the respective deadlines. (Please keep one application copy for your reference.)

    Contact Person:
    -Teacher Training Programs & Japanese Language Program for Specialists
         Thomas Lin (specialist@jflalc.org)
    -Teaching Material Purchase Grant & Learners Event Grant
          Mike Penny (mike_penny@jflalc.org)
     -Salary Assistance Grant & Japanese Language Project Grant
           Mamiko Nakai (language@jflalc.org)

    Mailind Address:

    The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles
    Japanese Language Grant Dept.

    5700 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036

    Note: Your application materials must ARRIVE (not just be postmarked) at JFLA  on or before the respective deadlines.


We have compiled a list of awards, grants and scholarships for students and teachers of Japanese.

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