|Apply to the AKP|
|2014-2015 Two-Semester Program||2014 Fall Semester Program||2015 Spring Semester Program|
For 2014-2015, students can apply for the full year (two semester) program or choose to participate for either the fall or spring semester program.
Preference will be given to applicants for the two-semester program.
Applications due Friday, January 10, 2014.
Consortium students should complete their application in consultation with their AKP Campus Representative and submit application materials directly to the AKP Office at Whitman College by the application deadline. Non-consortium applicants should consult with the AKP Program Administrator and their advisor before beginning an application. We encourage you to gather the necessary application materials before leaving campus for Winter Break.
Are You Ready?
- AKP is open to college juniors in good standing at consortium and non-consortium institutions.
- Applicants must have completed at least one year of Japanese language study at their home institutions by June 2014.
- Applicants must also have completed at least one other Japan-related course before enrolling in the program.
- Applicants should have a grade point average of “B” or better, and have earned “B” or better in Japanese language courses.
- In order to apply, students must have a passport valid through September 2015.
Application and Comprehensive Fees, Enrollment Deposit
- The application fee for students at consortium colleges is $25; for non-consortium applicants, the fee is $50. Late applications are subject to a $50 fee.
- Students from consortium member colleges pay the comprehensive fees of their own schools. Non-consortium students are charged a comprehensive fee based on prevailing fees at consortium institutions.
- Enrollment is contingent upon the applicant's maintenance of good academic standing.
- To enroll, accepted students must send a $500 deposit to the Associated Kyoto Program Office at Whitman College. A portion of the deposit will be returned to the student in yen after arrival in Kyoto. It will be forfeited if the student does not enroll in the program.