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(JULY, 2010)

April 15, 2010

Program Description

Sponsored by : Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Period : From July 2 to 13, 2010
Number of Participants : 8
Location of Home-Stay : "Kanto" area
Deadline for application submission : April 30, 2010
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.
Qualification :
Japanese American High school /University students
*High school students with multi racial background are highly encouraged to apply.
*Although this program may fit to high school students (see provisional itinerary), university students can also 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
    Individuals who were not previously invited to Japan by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan on the same program
Expenses to be Covered :
  • Round-trip air ticket (Economy class) between US-Japan**
    **Airport Tax, Fuel surcharge included
  • Transportation fee at San Francisco (July 2) as well as 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 *** :
  • July 2 Pre-departure Orientation at San Francisco
  • July 3 Departure from San Francisco
  • July 4 Arrival at Narita
  • July 5 Tokyo tour
  • July 6 Tokyo tour
  • July 7 Visit Japanese high school
  • July 8 Trip to Kansai area
  • July 9 Trip to Kansai area
  • July 10 Home stay
  • July 11 Home stay
  • July 12 Visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
  • July 13 Departure from Japan
***Subject to change. To be confirmed later.

(c) Consulate-General of Japan in New York
299 Park Avenue 18th Floor, New York, NY 10171
Tel: (212)371-8222