Japan-America Student Conference

JASC seeks a diverse delegation that represents a cross-section of the United States' academically accomplished student population. Full-time university students are strongly encouraged to apply. No previous experience with Asian Studies or the Japanese language is required as the Conference is conducted in English. JASC does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, religion, marital status or sexual orientation.

In order to apply for the conference students must complete the following steps:

1. Complete the online application

                a. Create an account and access your application here

                b. Fill in the forms and be sure to save your progress as you go

                c. Upload required documents

                         i. A personal statement

                         ii. A 300-500 statement of purpose

                         iii. Your resume

                         iv. (Optional) Additional Information

2. Send an official or unofficial copy of your transcript

3. OPTIONAL: Have 1 recommender submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf. If we need further clarification, we will follow up via email or phone.

               Transcripts and letters of recommendation can be sent to:

                               via email to jasc70.application@gmail.com

                               OR International Student Conferences

                                c/o JASC

                                1211 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 420

                                Washington, D.C. 20036


4. Submit a $20 application fee through our online payment site—be sure to include a note that states the donation goes towards your application fee. Refer a friend, and your application fee will be reimbursed!

To get your fee reimbursed:
i. You will still go through our payment site and pay your $20 application fee.
ii. On the comment section of the payment site, please write the name of the person you have referred instead of "donations."
iii. Once we receive your information, we will reimburse your application fee. However, the person that you have referred MUST have completed their application. If he or she does not complete the application, your application fee will not be reimbursed.
iv. The reimbursements will be sent to your address from part 1 of the application as a check from ISC in April of 2018

5. After submission of your written application, the Executive Committee will notify you if you have been selected for a 15 minute video interview. At that time, you will be given a schedule to submit your time preferences. Please dress in smart casual or business casual.

If you have any questions while completing your application feel free to email jasc@iscdc.org or call 202-289-9088.

Deadline EXTENSION: March 18, 2018

Conference Dates: August 3, 2018 - August 27, 2018

Participation Fee: $3,000

To view a list of potential scholarships that may help offset this fee, click here.