The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan is conducting an Invitation Program for Japanese American students in June/July 2017. This dynamic new program aims to deepen students understanding of Japan and to strengthen the relationship between Japan and new generations of young Japanese Americans. The students who are selected throughout the United States will visit Japan and take part in various activities to learn more about many different aspects of Japanese society and culture. The program description is as follows:
Sponsored by : Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Period : From June 24 to July 4, 2017
Purpose of This Program : Provide Japanese American students with an opportunity to learn various aspects of Japan (politics,
economy, society, history, culture, language, etc.).
Promote mutual understanding and exchanges between Japanese and Japanese American younger generations.
Number of Participants : 5
Qualification : Japanese American High school students
*High school students with multi racial background are highly encouraged to apply.
Individuals who hold American Nationality and who do not hold Japanese Nationality
Individuals who have strong interest in Japan
Individuals who lack opportunity and need assistance to learn about Japan , and
Individuals who were not previously invited to Japan by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan on the same program
Location of Home-Stay : “Kanto” area
Expenses to be Covered : Round-trip air ticket (Economy class) between US-Japan**
**Airport Tax, Fuel surcharge included
Transportation fee within Japan
Hotel and meals, Excursion fee, Insurance
Expenses not to be Covered : Passport issuance fee, transportation between your home and its nearest airport, communication expenses,
expenses of mini bar and other hotel services, expenses of anything used for your private purpose.
Provisional Itinerary *** : June 24 Departure from the United States
June 25 Arrival at Narita
June 26 Visit Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan/
June 27 Visit Japanese High School
June 28 Trip to Kansai Area
June 29 Trip to Kansai Area
June 30 Trip to Kansai Area/ Home Stay
July 1 Home Stay
July 2 Home Stay
July 3 Tokyo Tour
July 4 Departure from Japan
***Subject to change. To be confirmed later.
Application : Application form is available HERE
Application Dead line : April 29, 2017
For further information please contact:
Invitation Program for Japanese Americans (Application deadline: April 29, 2017)
April 1, 2017