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Information for Applicants


JASC seeks a diverse delegation that represents a cross-section of the United State's 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 750 word autobiographical essay

                         ii. A 350 word statement of purpose

                         iii. A relevant writing sample

                         iv. Your resume

2. Send an official copy of your transcript

3. Have 1 (required) or 2 (suggested) recommenders submit letters of recommendation on your behalf

               Transcripts and letters of recommendation can be sent to:

                                International Student Conferences

                                c/o JASC

                                1150 18th St. NW, Suite LL2

                               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 waived!

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


Applications being accepted on a rolling admission basis, until March 31, 2014

Early Deadline: January 31, 2014

Conference Dates: July 30th, 2014-August 24th, 2014

Participation Fee: $3000