Sasakawa USA-ICFJ Emerging Experts Delegation (SEED) program

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To apply for this program, please agree to our terms and conditions:

1. In the case that I am selected, I understand that I will be required to attend pre-trip briefings, coordinated by Sasakawa USA. These will be conducted in person for journalists located in Washington, DC and via Skype for other locations.

2. In the case that I am selected, I understand that the meetings in Japan will be held off-the-record or under Chatham House rules, unless otherwise specified. I will not breach that arrangement.

3. In the case that I am selected, I understand that I am expected to attend all meetings in Japan. I will be able to schedule meetings of my own, as long as they do not interfere with the planned group itinerary.

4. In the case that I am selected, upon return from the trip, I will complete a post-trip survey and submit a brief article or blog post with my impressions of Japan and U.S.-Japan relations from the trip. This will be published on Sasakawa USA and ICFJ's websites, and subject to their editorial guidelines.

5. I understand that my application is not a guarantee of acceptance.

Please note this opportunity is only available to U.S. citizens.

Due to the volume of applications that ICFJ receives for programs of this type, we are unable to respond to phone calls or emails.