Welcoming the Five TOMODACHI Bridging Scholars
On April 26, the United States-Japan Bridging Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary at U.S. Ambassador to Japan, William F. Hagerty’s, residence. The Bridging Scholarship is implemented by the foundation, and approximately ten 2017-2018 Bridging Scholars were invited to the reception.
Among the 105 recipients of the foundation’s 2017-2018 Bridging Scholarship, the TOMODACHI Initiative is supporting five scholars. Benjamin Klehr represented the TOMODACHI Bridging Scholars and attended the reception. He is a student at Honolulu Community College, and is currently studying abroad at J. F. Oberlin University.
The other four TOMODACHI Bridging Scholars are from the following universities in the United States, and are studying abroad at the following four universities in Japan.
- Miami University of Ohio
- Northern Kentucky University
- Saginaw Valley State University
- University of Washington
- KWANSEI GAKUIN University
- Musashi University
- Kansai Gaidai University
- Keio University