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[Announcement] 2018 Tohoku University Summer Program (Deadline: March 26)

Tohoku University Summer Program 2018
Tohoku University Japanese Program 2018 (TUJP2018) provides students with intensive Japanese language classes to develop their communication skills efficiently, focusing on a variety of interesting topics in everyday life. This program also includes relevant lectures and cultural workshops as well as many opportunities to interact with Tohoku University students.
Program fee
---JPY 50,000 (incl. tuition, field trips, Japanese culture workshops and other activities). 
---JPY 74,800 Accommodation for 17 nights. (To be paid directly to the hotel when checking out)
*Travel and everyday expenses should be paid individually. 
Scholarship-- Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
Qualified students may apply for a scholarship of JPY 80,000.
Minimum requirement for scholarship: GPA of 2.30 of 3.00
---TUJP-1 2018.07.01—2018.07.18
---TUJP-2 2018.07.22---2018.08.08
---Full-time undergraduate students at partner universities (university-level) of Tohoku University
---Sufficient English ability 
*Overall TOEFL iBT® Test 70 or TOEFL PBT Test 520 equivalent. Any internationally recognized English exams acceptable.)
*All classes and instructions are provided in English.
Important Dates
---Application Deadline: March 26th, 2018
---On-line Application for Nominated Students Deadline: March 31st, 2018 (Japan Time)
---Admission Notification: The end of April 2018
---Fee Payment Deadline: June 3rd, 2018
1. Finish On-line Application Form for NTHU: https://goo.gl/forms/idTQjsf5ywSwbyeV2
2. Application Form  (Download)
3. Photocopy of Passport name page
4. Official Transcript in English
5. English Proficiency Certificate
6. Result of TTBJ/SPOT90 Online Japanese Test (Not required for complete beginners): 
7. Personal Statement (300-400 words)
8. JASSO Scholarship Application Form with Hand-Written Signature (Download)
9. Supporting materials
*TTBJ/SPOT90 Japanese online test: http://ttbj1.cegloc.tsukuba.ac.jp/apply/agree/
*Note: Please choose the "SPOT90+Grammar90+漢字SPOT50".
*Students must be nominated by NTHU for the further procedure.
--- Please mail the documents (2)~(8) within one PDF to dga@my.nthu.edu.tw
--- Use subject “Tohoku University Summer Program 2018 —Your Department—Your Name”
--- Print out Application Form, send to the Office of Global Affairs, R111 General Building I
--- Deadline: 17:00, March 26, 2018
Contact Information
Division of General Affairs, Office of Global Affairs
E-mail: dga@my.nthu.edu.tw
For information on the program, please check website: http://www.insc.tohoku.ac.jp/english/short/tujp/
Program Brochure
JASSO Scholarship Information