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Spring 2019 Stanford e-Japan online course now accepting applications

2015 Stanford e-Japan honorees with Brown and Mukai.jpeg

Honorees of the first Stanford e-Japan cohort in 2015, Stanford e-Japan instructor Waka Takahashi Brown, and SPICE director Gary Mukai. The honorees are Seiji Wakabayashi, Hikaru Suzuki, and Haruki Kitagawa.
Honorees of the first Stanford e-Japan cohort in 2015, instructor Waka Takahashi Brown, and SPICE Director Gary Mukai. The honorees are (left to right) Seiji Wakabayashi (now enrolled at Boston University), Hikaru Suzuki (now enrolled at the University of Tokyo), and Haruki Kitagawa (now enrolled at Keio University).

Stanford e-Japan is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2019 session, which runs from April 22 to August 23, 2019. The deadline to apply is February 24, 2019.

Now in its eighth session, Stanford e-Japan is SPICE’s online course for high school students in Japan. Accepted students engage in an intensive study of U.S. society and culture and U.S.–Japan relations. Ambassadors, top scholars, and experts throughout the United States provide web-based lectures and engage students in live discussion sessions.

The Spring 2019 session is generously supported by the Yanai Tadashi Foundation, Tokyo, Japan.

This year, Stanford e-Japan has moved to an online application system. All applications must be submitted at via the SurveyMonkey Apply platform. Applicants and recommenders will need to create a SurveyMonkey Apply account to proceed. Students who are interested in applying to the program are encouraged to begin their application early.

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SPICE offers separate courses for U.S. high school students. For more information on those, please visit (online course on Japan), (Korea), and (China).

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