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Fwd: ATTN: Juniors/Seniors science majors-Internship in Japan

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  • Mansel Adelbert Nelson
    Mansel A Nelson Program Coordinator Tribal Environmental Education Outreach 928-523-1275 Mansel.Nelson@nau.edu Begin forwarded
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 21, 2013

    Mansel A Nelson
    Program Coordinator
    Tribal Environmental Education Outreach

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    From: Native American Student Services <NASSNatives@...>
    Date: February 21, 2013, 9:21:51 AM MST
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    Subject: ATTN: Juniors/Seniors science majors-Internship in Japan
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    Summer Program, Japan

    1st Crew:  June 10 - July 19, 2013

    2nd Crew:  July 1 - August 9, 2013

    Web:  http://www.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/utrip/

    • Six-week research-centered program for students who wish to become scientific researchers.
    • Opportunity to work with a leading researcher at the University of Tokyo (It is ranked eighth in the World Reputation Rankings 2012 published by Times Higher Education.)
    • Off campus activity - Japanese culture experience seminar, a field trip, and more.


    • Students interested in pursuing a MS or PhD in a science field
    • Majoring in a natural science or related field (physics, astronomy, earth & planetary science, biophysics & biochemistry, biological sciences, chemistry)
    • NAU Faculty recommendation letter

    Financial support available including:

    • Housing for all six weeks
    • Traveling costs
    • Stipend for personal expenses
    • Scholarships available for all participants

    Application deadline:  March 1, 2013 (Japan Standard Time)


    More about UTRIP (excerpt from web site):


    UTRIP stands for the "University of Tokyo Research Internship Program." This program was launched by the Graduate School of Science (GSS) of the University of Tokyo (one of the world's leading research-education universities) as part of its campaign begun in June 2010 for promoting the internationalization of the GSS by inviting talented young students from abroad. UTRIP is an intensive summer research program targeted at undergraduates who have a keen interest in pursuing an M.S. or Ph.D. degree in the future. During the program, the participants receive intensive instruction and guidance on conducting research from renowned faculty members belonging to the GSS's six departments of physics, astronomy, chemistry, earth & planetary science, biophysics & biochemistry, and biological sciences. The program is open to students who are currently enrolled in their junior or senior years at an accredited college or university outside of Japan, and who are majoring in a natural science or related field. Students participating in the program who are highly evaluated by the faculty members will be given priority for receiving scholarships when applying for admission to the GSS the following year. The program also includes an excursion outside of Tokyo as well as a short course on the Japanese language and culture.


    UTRIP is a gateway to pursuing an advance degree and experiencing academic life at Todai. Take this opportunity to get a head-start for challenging the rigors of graduate study in the natural sciences.



    Ms. Danielle Varnes

    NAU Center for International Education




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