Grew Bancroft Foundation

The Grew Bancroft Foundation provides 4-year undergraduate scholarships to Japanese students attending U.S. liberal arts colleges. The Foundation is named for Joseph C. Grew, U.S. Ambassador to Japan (1932-42), and Edgar A. Bancroft, U.S. Ambassador to Japan (1924-25). Over the past 90 years, more than 200 scholars have graduated from prestigious colleges, and 36 students […]

Recording: “Quakes and Japan” Panel Discussion

LINK TO RECORDING This public event was co-sponsored by the Digital Museum of the History of Japanese in New York and the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia. Featuring guest speakers Thomas Burkman, Teresa Maebori, Ed Nakawatase, and Kathleen Paulmier, the conversation covered prominent historical figures from within the Society of Friends and their contributions to historical development in […]