Faculty college students of coloration within the South are being searched for a four-week seminar sequence designed to get them focused on finding out Japan’s language and tradition.
Black and Latinx college students from Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas who’ve by no means studied the language or traveled to the nation are invited to use for the Tayō-sei program, which is funded by the Japan Basis’s Los Angeles workplace.
The four-week digital sequence is free for individuals. It should begin off with three language and tradition classes by totally different knowledgeable instructors, adopted by a debriefing that may present college students with assets on learn how to pursue examine and work alternatives in Japan. College students should attend three out of the 4 classes to be thought-about to have accomplished the sequence.
This system is to be run by a bunch of Southern alumni from the Japan Alternate and Instructing Program, or JET, a Japanese government-sponsored program that has introduced 70,000 younger folks (half of them Individuals) to cities and cities round Japan since 1987 to help in instructing English or aiding of their worldwide relations outreach. Many JETs go on to grow to be fluent in Japanese, with some ending up working in Japanese corporations.
The JET Alumni Affiliation Southeast, which has linked former JET individuals within the four-state area for practically 30 years, is partnering with the nationwide alumni affiliation (USJETAA) to manage the sequence.
To be eligible, college students should be enrolled at school and exhibit a ardour for international language and cultures. College students at traditionally black faculties and universities are of explicit curiosity to the organizers.
Functions are due Nov. 3, and individuals can be notified of acceptance by Nov. 10.
Discover out extra data or apply here, or see the flyer under.
Contact JET Alumni Affiliation Southeast President Ingrid Galinat at email@example.com with questions.