Japan Society of Fairfield County
(This program was ended in 2014 and the balance of the funds were
used to replace a memorial plaque honoring Junzo Nojima in Mill
The board of the Japan Society of Fairfield County is pleased to
announce the creation of the Uezumi Award to recognize an individual
or group that made a significant contribution to improved knowledge
or understanding between the United States and Japan in the
Fairfield County region in Connecticut.
The award shall consist of a plaque presented at the JSFC Oshogatsu
in January where the recipient will be JSFC's guest.
Individuals or groups should submit nominations. The closing date
and address to submit nominations will be posted soon.
A committee will examine the nominations and may conduct interviews
of applicants. The committee will present its recommendations to the
JSFC board for approval.
Criterion for judgment will include:
Orientation and Commitment to promoting good US Japan
Value to the Fairfield County region, especially
educational, cultural, or philanthropic
Exceptional Intelligence and Creativity
Generosity of spirit
A need or value of recognition
Nominations must include the name and contact information of the
proposed recipient and should provide supporting information for the
award. This information should be relevant to the criteria listed
above and may include other information as well.
1. We reserve the right to not make an award if no suitable
recipient is identified.
2. Alternative presentation will be considered.
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