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[Non-CKS] 2022 KJEC Institute Program Applications

[Non-CKS] 2022 KJEC Institute Program Applications

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KJEC (Korea-Japan English Camp) is currently accepting applications for their 12-day educational program located in Hawaii for the month of August 2022.

Monday, August 1, 2022

Are you a Korean or Japanese university student interested in a 12-day intensive educational program located in Honolulu, Hawaii from August 1-12 that aims to strengthen your English language abilities, leadership skills, and expand your cross-cultural understanding? Then apply to join the KJEC Institute. Applications are being reviewed on a rolling-basis so we encourage you to submit an application as soon as possible.

Click here to apply.

About KJEC Institute:

The KJEC Institute is a 12-day intensive educational program located in Honolulu, Hawaii that brings together university students from Korea and Japan to strengthen their English language abilities, develop their leadership skills, and expand their cross-cultural understanding. Utilizing experiential and project-based learning, the Institute aims to teach the value of international collaboration and encourage the reciprocal exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives in an immersive English environment. The program is organized and operated by Korea-Japan English Camp Inc. (KJEC), a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide students access to international and experiential education with the goal of fostering future global leaders and changemakers. The program is funded through the support of a grant from the Public Diplomacy Section, U.S. Embassy in Seoul.

Program Goals:

Participating students will:

  • Expand their awareness and understanding of social justice issues from a local and global perspective.
  • Develop their leadership and professional skills and efficacy to create community change.
  • Improve their English language competencies as a tool for global communication.
  • Increase their knowledge of Korean, Japanese, American, and native Hawaiian cultures and the value of international collaboration.
  • Increase their knowledge of higher education opportunities, resources, and student life in the U.S.
  • Build a network for future communication and collaboration.


Program Benefits:

The Institute covers program tuition, round-trip airfare, meals, accommodations, and excursion costs for all program participants thanks to the support of a grant from the U.S. Embassy in Seoul.

Participant Eligibility:

The Institute aims to bring students together from different schools, backgrounds, and academic disciplines. To apply, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Born between the years of 1998 to 2004
  • Able to complete a written application, short essay questions, and an oral interview in English
  • Have an interest in English as a global language
  • Have an interest in cross-cultural learning and communication, social justice, leadership, and personal and professional development


Click here for additional information.

If you have any questions please email

Sponsor(s): Center for Korean Studies

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