Japan Center Essay Competition

The aim of the Japan Center Essay Competition is to promote awareness and understanding of Japan in the United States and to help young Americans broaden their international horizons. Contestants should write, in English, one or more aspects of Japan including art, culture, tradition, values, philosophy, history, society, politics, business, and technology in relation to their personal views, experiences, and/or future goals.  (Contestants do not need to have any experience in visiting Japan or studying Japanese. Sponsor: Canon U.S.A.    SupportersConsulate General of Japan in New York; Professional Education Program (PEP) at Stony Brook University; DoIT Training / Division of Information Technology at Stony Brook University  

10th Japan Center Essay Competition (2014-2015): Closed 

(The result will be posted on this page by March 31st, 2015.)



10th Competition nnouncement & Rules




Submission (closed)


JCSB Board Member in Charge: Yoko Ojima  Canon U.S.A. Representatives in Charge: Mindy Miller-Roesch  Organizing Committee: Eriko Sato (Chair), Carolyn Brooks, Marlene Dubois, Mika Hamachi, MaryAnn Hannon, Melissa Kavanah, Patricia Marinaccio, Joan Miyazaki, Chikako Nakamura, Shingo Omori, Ayako Osaki, Mitsuko Post, Gerard Senese, and H. Mae Sprouse

The Japan Center at Stony Brook• Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5343 • Phone: 631.632.9477• Fax: 631.632.4098 
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