Recruitment

The 5th Kamenori Awards

Organiser: The Kamenori Foundation

□ Purport:~
  Supports grassroot programs that promote mutual understanding between Japan and Asia/Oceania through programs such as student exchange, sports and cultural exchange and language learning.~
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□ Aimed at:~
  NPOs, volunteers, groups and individuals who have been involved in~
   the following kinds of activities, and have done so for at least 5 years~
  Please note that those who have been previously recognised for the award cannot be nominated for the 5 years following their award.~
(1) International exchange and cooperation
(2) Promotion of multiculturalism
(3) Training of individuals to become future contributors to the international society  
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  Please note that the recipients of the First to Fourth
Kamenori Awards may not apply for five years after receiving the award. In addition, this year the~
priority will be given to activities of those who were affected by the earthquakes in March, and~
the activities that supported the affected areas.~
If you have any questions regarding eligibility, please contact us.~
  
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□ Selection Process:~
  The decision will be made by the "Kamenori Award Selection Committee"~
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□ Selection Criteria:~
  Candidates will be evaluated on the following points~
・Degree of contribution through the activities to date~
・The activity’s continuity, independence, and originality~
・Organic cooperation and collaboration with other organizations, connections with local
communities~
・Expectations for future activities and potential of future activities~  
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□ How to Apply:~
  Please send the following to the Kamenori Foundation.~
  1. Designated forms (6 pages in total)~
2. Designated letter of nomination (Please submit the letter of nomination from a third-party person, who is involved in or understands the activities well)~
  3. Any documents, such as brochures, that describe the content and activities of the
organization~
  4. This year’s project proposal and budget plan, and the best possible project report and~
financial statement of the past two years~
     
  5. The best possible documents such as activity reports and questionnaire results that
demonstrate the outcome of the activities~
  6. A description of any new projects, especially planned for after this year ~
  ※ The confirmation of receipt of the application will be sent by the end of September, either
via email or via postcard.~
  ※ Please note that none of the submitted documents will be returned.~
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□ Application Deadline:~
  September 9th (Fri), 2011 (must be received by deadline)~
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□ Content of the Award:~
  For up to ten recipients, the Kamenori Foundation will present plaques as the main prize and a
subsidy of 500,000 yen as a sub prize.~
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□ Release and Awards Ceremony:~
  Release: The Kamenori Foundation will notify the selection results in early
December, 2011 via mail.~
  Awards Ceremony: The Kamenori Foundation plans to hold the Awards Ceremony on
January 14th, 2012(Sat) in Tokyo. Recipients are obliged to participate.~
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 ⇒ For more details, please visit~
 http://www.kamenori.jp/kamenorishou.html
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■ Applications~
  Attn: Kamenori Awards, the Kamenori Foundation~
  #103, 5-5, Kojimachi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083~
  TEL 03-3234-1694 FAX 03-3234-1603 ~
  Email mailto:info@kamenori.jp
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