The IUC 10-Month Program 2021–22


Please include your name, degree and major at the top of the page, and upload a PDF of your responses to each question below to your Interfolio application by January 15, 2021 at 11:59PM EST.

Please answer the following four questions:

  • QUESTION 1 (250 words maximum)

    What is/was your focus of your study and how is it related to Japan?

  • QUESTION 2 (500 words maximum)

    Describe a Japan-related project or activity you have pursued and found meaningful. If you are a PhD student, use this space to describe your dissertation research.

  • QUESTION 3 (250 words maximum)

    Briefly describe your plans for the two-year period following your attendance at the IUC and your long-term educational and/or career goals.

  • QUESTION 4 (250 words maximum)

    Why is it necessary for you to study at the IUC to achieve the academic and/or career goals outlined above? Why is this coming year the best time for you to study at the IUC?