PLEASE NOTE IMPORTANT UPDATES TO THE SELECTION PERIOD DATES BELOW. THE APPLICATION IS NOW ALSO OPEN TO STUDENTS AT SOPHIA/JOUCHI UNIVERSITY.
Fall 2017 Tokyo Inter-University Kingfisher Application is now open. Please check eligibility requirements here before submitting an application.
To begin an application, please select “login” at the top of the webpage and create a new account. You need to create an account in order to submit your final application and save your progress during the application process.
The Kingfisher Global Leadership Program is a two-week U.S. study abroad program implemented by S&R Foundation for Japanese undergraduate and graduate students designed to empower the next generation of leaders with the skills and networks they will need to thrive in an increasingly globalized society.
Through a rich series of lectures given by experts in their respective fields, this multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural experience provides participants with opportunities to gain new perspectives directly from leaders at prominent organizations based in Washington, DC such as the World Bank, NASA and the U.S. State Department.
Kingfisher elaborates on S&R’s mission by focusing on intercultural collaboration between the U.S. and Japan, encouraging development of an individual’s personal vision, and acknowledging a basic belief in the power of the individual to make positive societal changes through strong leadership.
Kingfisher is generously supported by the United States-Japan Foundation.