|Sponsored by||Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan|
|Period||From June 23 to July 3, 2018|
|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||4|
|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 23 Departure from the United States
June 24 Arrival at Narita
June 25 Visit Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan/ Tokyo Tour
June 26 Visit Japanese High School
June 27 Trip to Kansai Area
June 28 Trip to Kansai Area
June 29 Trip to Kansai Area/ Home Stay
June 30 Home Stay
July 1 Home Stay
July 2 Tokyo Tour
July 3 Departure from Japan
***Subject to change. To be confirmed later.
If interested, please submit the completed application form and all information by mail to Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville if you reside in Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, or Tennessee (please contact Information and Culture Section for inquiry). Otherwise, please check your local Consulate-General of Japan (see attached list). Residents of Washington, D.C. should send information to the Embassy of Japan.
Deadline for application submission: April 17, 2018.