Toshiba Youth Club Asia (TYCA) is a program that aims at creating a network of young Asian leaders who in the future will work towards building and strengthening peace and harmony in the Asia-Pacific region.
Selected High School students from Southeast Asian countries and from Japan will be invited to take part in an all-expense paid, one-week Exchange Camp in Tokyo.
The students will exchange views with each other and think about issues that will impact our future, such as world energy, disaster prevention, advanced technological solutions and more.
TYCA aims at creating a network of young Asian leaders who will gather in Tokyo for a week to think about critical issues, such as world energy, disaster prevention, advanced solutions and more.
Who can apply
Students who are aged between 15 and 18 years old and enrolled as High School students at the time of the Camp (March 2015). Apart from that, interested applicants must be:
Able to communicate and write essays in English
Able to be in Tokyo from March 23rd until March 30th
Students who are highly interested in Japan
Students who have interest in promoting exchanges with other Asian countries
Students who have studied Japanese before or who can speak basic Japanese (not mandatory)
How to apply
Applicants from Southeast Asian countries must submit an Essay along with an Entry Form by September 30th, 2014. Then, the Japan Alumni Association in each country will select two students based on their essays and qualifications.
Interested students must receive the application forms from their schools, which will also let the students know the email address to which the forms need to be sent (email address will be provided by the Japan Alumni Association in each country).
The applicants must fill out the forms and send them to the Japan Alumni Association by September 30th.