Fostering growth through cultural exchange

At Intrax Foundation, we believe in the power of cultural exchange to foster understanding and create a more inclusive world. Through our fellowship, we support students and teachers around the world in experiencing new cultures.

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Yokota and Wilhelm Fellowship

Empowering students and teachers through our fellowship

At Intrax Foundation, we believe in the power of cultural exchange to open minds and foster growth. That's why we award fellowships to students and teachers, offering them funding for cultural experiences around the globe.

For students

Supporting students age 15+ through cultural exchange programs, creating life-changing opportunities.

For teachers

Expanding horizons for K-12 teachers with funded opportunities to live and work abroad.

WAY Day Event

Volunteer or support WAY Day and make a difference

Intrax WAY Day is an annual day of giving where volunteers come together to make a positive impact in our community. WAY Day celebrates Intrax's history and founders, John Wilhelm and Takeshi Yokota, who cared deeply about families and personal connections that would increase cultural understanding and inspire mutual respect and personal growth. Join us in contributing to our non-profit partner!


Become a host family and have an impact

Get involved by joining our Ayusa program and open your home to high school participants from around the world. Experience cultural exchange, create lifelong connections, and make a positive impact on a student's life.


Find answers to common questions about our programs, application process, and how to get involved.

What programs are available for the fellowship?

Intrax Foundation offers the Yokota and Wilhelm Fellowship for students and teachers to fund self-selected cultural experiences. When applying, prospective fellows can submit a program they are interested in, within Intrax or beyond, for consideration.

How can I apply?

To apply for our fellowship, please visit our fellowship page and follow the application instructions provided. Make sure to check the eligibility requirements before applying!

How can I get involved?

There are a few ways to get involved with the Intrax Foundation. You can donate directly to our fellowship fund, volunteer or donate to our annual WAY Day event, or become a host by welcoming a high school exchange student into your home.

What is WAY Day?

WAY Day is an annual Intrax event where we celebrate the achievements of our founders and the impact they had on cultural exchange. It is a day of volunteering filled with activities and opportunities to connect with others who share our mission.

Still have questions?

If you still have questions, please feel free to reach out to us. We're here to help!

Apply to become a fellow today

Get the cultural exchange program of your choice funded by joining the Yokota and Wilhelm Fellowship.