Monday, October 2, 2017

The UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies is offering a scholarship opportunity for one UCLA undergraduate student to participate in UTSIP, a summer internship program with the University of Tokyo.

As part of the newly established Terasaki Centennial Scholars Endowment, the UCLA Terasaki Center will provide airfare for one UCLA undergraduate student to travel to Japan for the program. All program costs, including housing, will be covered by the University of Tokyo.

Applications will be available from late November and must be submitted by January 31, 2019. More information can be found at the UTSIP website here


Program Information

UTSIP Kashiwa, initiated by the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences in 2013, provides a hands-on research internship program in the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, International Studies, Materials Sciences, Advanced Energy, Ocean Science, Physics and Sustainability Science Studies.


2019 UTSIP Kashiwa will offer two different programs: 

Program A June 3 (Mon) to July 12 (Fri), 2019

Program B June 24 (Mon) to August 2 (Fri), 2019


Host laboratories

The research departments accepting UTSIP students:

Division of Transdisciplinary Sciences
● Advanced Materials Science
● Advanced Energy
● Complexity Science and Engineering

Division of Biosciences
●  Integrated Biosciences
●  Computational Biology and Medical Sciences

Division of Environmental Studies
●  Ocean Technology, Policy, and Environment
●  Environment Systems
●  Human and Engineered Environment Studies
●  Socio-cultural Environmental Studies
●  International Studies
●  Graduate Program in Sustainability Science