Please note that McGill students must obtain permission from their faculty before participating in study abroad programs.
For detailed information on the Ochanomizu University Summer Program, please see the leaflet and the webpage:
Application deadline: Saturday, April 22, 2017
Announcement of the selection result (including Scholarship student selection): Friday, May 19, 2017
Course 1 (Japanese Language): July 8 - 28, 2017 [3 weeks]
Course 2 (Japanese Culture and Society, taught in English): July 15 - 28, 2017 [2 weeks]
Please download Application Forms 1,2 and 3.
Students must fill in Application Form 1 and Application Form 2.
※ There is a change with the Application Form 1 as shown below!.
Application Form 1: This form should be sent as an Excel file (NOT by handwriting).
To fill in the form, please refer to the attached example file (【Example】Application Form 1)
Completed Application Forms 1 & 2 should be submitted with:
- PDF copy of a passport (ID page),
- Photo for an ID card (JPEG file only)
- For the course 1 applicants (except beginners) only: Proof of the level of Japanese language to the representative of the university.
Please note- We do NOT accept applications directly from students. Applications must be collectively sent from each university's representative (staff). Also, the representative of a university (university staff) must fill in Application Form 3 and submit.
To the representative of a partner university (University Staff)
When you collect Application Form 1 & 2 from your students, please kindly:
1. Check if all applicants of your university completely filled in the Form 1 and Form 2
2. Check if all applicants are surely registered students with your university as of July 2016
3. Check if the grades (Cumulative Grade Point Average) of the applicants in the Form 1 are all correct
** Ochanomizu University does not take responsibility for any mistake in the application forms
Please make sure you also fill in and sign the Application Form 3.
Please send Application Forms 1 & 2 of all your applicants and the Application Form 3 as e-mail attachments to: ocha-summer [at] cc.ocha.ac.jp
All applicants will automatically become candidates for scholarship. Fifty students are selected to be rewarded 80,000 JPY each. The selection is based on the content of Application Form 2 (motivation paper) and the CGPA grade.
Participation to the Summer Program is free of charge for partner university students, but they are required to pay for air fee to Japan, and transports, accommodation and living costs in Japan. Scholarship recipients can freely use the scholarship as a part of those costs (scholarship is handed in cash on the 1st day of the program).
As already informed, we recommend students to stay at the University dormitory or the Tokyo Ueno Central Youth Hostel, but they are also free to book accommodation by themselves. Please show the choice in the Application Form 1.