The 2013 CEPEX Japan Studies Award contest is open to undergraduate students in good standing. There is no restriction on the major or field of study the student is pursuing. Nor is it required that the participating student be enrolled in a Japanese language course.

Desired Candidate Qualities

      
  •   Interest in Japan  
  •   Open to learning about and trying new things  
  •    Positive attitude  
  •    Organized  
  •    Motivated  
  •    Self-starter and independent
      
  •   Able to work with  minimal supervision  
  •   Research skills a plus  
  •   Able to work in a professional environment  
  •   Willing to participate in speaking engagements about the award  
  •   Flexible

Application Timeline:

The 2013 Application will be posted on the CEPEX website (www.cepex.org) in December 2012.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 15th, 2013, 5:00 pm (EST)

Application Review: March 16-April 1, 2013

INTERVIEW CANDIDATES ANNOUNCED: April 2, 2013  

INTERVIEWS CONDUCTED: April 4-12, 2013 

RESULTS ANNOUNCED: April 15, 2013

In-Person Pre-Internship Meeting: April 17-May 1, 2013 (Meeting date TBD)

2-Week DC Internship: May 20-31, 2013 (tentative dates)

10-Day Japan Trip: June 5-14, 2013 (tentative dates)

 http://www.cepex.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/CEPEX-2013-Japan-Studies-Award-Application-Packet.docx

Click on the blue link above to access the 2013 Japan Studies Award application packet.

For further information or questions, please contact the CEPEX co-directors Christy Busch or Nicole Uehara  at 202-429-0280.