Invitation Program for Japanese American High School Students

  • 19 Oct 2011
  • 30 Nov 2011
  • JAPAN - Applications being accepted at the Japanese Consulate in Boston - Now through November 30th
APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED*

INVITATION PROGRAM FOR JAPANESE AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
(March, 2012)

*Residents of the New England area apply through the the Japanese Consulate in Boston

Applications due by November 30th, 2011

Sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan


Exchange program from March 9 to 20, 2012


More Information and Application Form Here

This program will provide Japanese American high school students with an opportunity to learn various aspects of Japan (politics, economy, society, history, culture, language, etc.) to better understand their Japanese heritage, and
to promote mutual understanding and exchanges between Japanese and Japanese American younger generations.
                     
Number of Participants:  5

Qualifications:  Japanese American High school students

     *High school students with multi-racial background (which must include Japanese) are highly encouraged to apply.
 
Location of Home-Stay:  “Kanto” area


Expenses to be Covered:

  • Round-trip air ticket (Economy class) between US-Japan**
  •  **Including Airport Tax, Fuel surcharge.
  •     Transportation fee at San Francisco (March 9) as well as within Japan
  •  Hotel and meals, Excursion fee, Insurance
Expenses not to be Covered:
  • Passport issuance fee
  • Transportation between your home and the nearest airport
  • Communication expenses
  • Expenses of mini bar and other hotel services
  • Expenses of anything used for your private purpose

Provisional Itinerary ***:
  March 9 - Pre-departure Orientation
in San Francisco

March 10 - Departure from San Francisco
March 11 - Arrival at Narita
March 12 -  Tokyo tour
March 13 - Tokyo tour
  March 14 -   Visit Japanese high school
March 15 - Trip to Kansai area
       March 16 - Trip to Kansai area
March 17 - Home stay
March 18 - Home stay
March 19 - Visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
March 20 - Departure from Japan


       ***Itinerary subject to change. To be confirmed later.

New England Residents
Application must be submitted to the Consulate General of Japan in Boston by Nov. 30, 2011. More information and the application form is available on their website at www.boston.us.emb-japan.go.jp.

For further information please contact:
Richard Winslow 617-973-9772 x137 r.winslow@cgjbos.org


Outside of New England please contact your local Japanese Consulate

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