2018 Nakatani RIES For Japanese Students Application Timeline
|December 1, 2017||Online Application Opens.
Step One: Register With Nakatani Foundation
|February 2, 2018 (by midnight, Japan time)||Step Two: Online Application Form Due
1 Letter of Reference Due
|March 5 – 7, 2018||In-Person Finalist Interviews in Tokyo|
|by mid-April||Confirmation of 2018 Japanese Fellows|
2018 Nakatani RIES for Japanese Students Program Dates
Selected participants must be able to participate in all scheduled program activities. No exceptions to the schedule below are allowed. If you have questions about the program schedule please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|April – May||Confirm Participation & Submit Visa Documentation to Rice University|
|May 26 – 27||Joint Weekend Trip with U.S. Fellows in Tokyo Area
Optional but strongly recommended.
|June||Schedule Visa Interviews with U.S. Embassy or Consulate in Japan|
|June 29 – July 1|| Pre-Departure Orientation in Kyoto and Joint Sessions with U.S. Fellows
Arrive Kyoto by Friday evening. Return home on Sunday afternoon/evening.
|Arrive Tokyo For Final Travel Overview & Logistics|
| International Group Flight Departs Japan & Arrive Houston, TX
Gain 1-day as you cross international date line.
|August 13 – 14||Orientation Program at Rice University|
|August 15 – September 13||Research Internship Experience at Rice University|
|September 14||Last Day at Rice & Final Research Poster Colloquium at Rice University|
|September 15 – September 21|| Final Week Program at Lehigh University & Washington DC
Exact locations and schedule to be announced in August.
|September 22||International Flight Departs U.S.
Lose 1-day as you cross the International Date Line.
|September 23||International Flight Arrives Japan
After group flight arrival, students travel back to their hometowns.
|September 28||Students Arrive in Kobe on Friday Evening|
|September 29||Nakatani Foundation Closing Workshop in Kobe and Company Visit to Sysmex
Students will give oral presentations on their research experience in the U.S.
Archived Program Schedules
For more information on what the Nakatani RIES Fellowship experience is like you may want to review the PDFs below of our archived program schedules.
Note: Dates, speakers, events, and activities are subject to change in each year. The information below is provided for informational purposes only. More information on the detailed 2018 program schedule will be provided to selected participants.