2017 Application Cycle for U.S. Fellows
|by Early November||Online Application Opens|
|January 12, 2017||Online Application Deadline & 2 Reference Letters Due|
|by mid-March||Notification of 2017 U.S. Fellows|
For more information and to access the online application see Apply Online.
2017 Program Dates for U.S. Fellows (Tentative)
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 email@example.com.
|by mid-March, 2017||Notification of Participants|
|April 9, 2017||Online Pre-Departure Webinar|
|Mid-April – Early May||Submission of Pre-Departure Documentation|
|By Evening of May 10||Arrival Into Houston|
|May 11 – 12, 2017||Orientation Program at Rice University in Houston, TX|
|May 13, 2017||International Flight Departs U.S.
Los one day as you cross the International Date Line
|May 14, 2017||International Flight Arrives Japan|
|May 15 – June 3, 2017||3-week Language & Culture Orientation (Location TBA)|
|June 4, 2017||Travel to Research Host Laboratories in Japan
|June 5 – August 4, 2017||Research Internship Experience|
|July 1 – July 5, 2017||Mid-Program Meeting (Location TBA)|
|August 4, 2017||Final Day of Research Internship|
|August 5 – 6, 2017||Final Weekend in Japan|
|By evening of August 6, 2017||Arrive Tokyo & Check-in to Hotel|
|August 7, 2017||Closing Ceremony in Tokyo
|August 8, 2017||Depart Japan & Arrive Houston
Gain one day as you cross the International Date Line
|August 9 – 10, 2017||Re-Entry Program at Rice University
|August 11, 2017||Presentation of Research Poster at Rice University Colloquium
|August 12, 2017||Depart for Home|
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. Please note that program dates and activities may vary and the information below is provided for informational purposes only.
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