Program Dates

2017 Application Schedule

  • Wednesday, November 2: Online Application & Reference Letter Deadline
  • Mid-November: Skype Interviews with Program Finalists
  • End of November: Notification of Program Participants

2017 Program Schedule

  • December – January: Pre-Departure Planning & Visa Application
  • Late January: Pre-Departure Webinar
  • Sunday, February 26: International Group Flight Departs from Tokyo and Arrival in Houston
  • Monday, February 27: Orientation & Check-in to Rice University
  • Tuesday, February 28 – Friday, March 24: Science & Engineering Research Internships at Rice University
  • Friday, March 24: Final Research Project Poster Presentation
  • Saturday, March 25 – Friday, March 31: Science & Technology Policy, Leadership and Mentorship Study Tour in Washington, DC and Lehigh University (Pennsylvania)
  • Saturday, April 1: International Group Flight Departs U.S. (lose 1 day as you cross the International Date Line)
  • Sunday, April 2: International Group Flight Arrives in Tokyo & Travel Home

Archived TOMODACHI STEM @ Rice University Program Schedule
If you would like more information on what the TOMODACHI STEM @ Rice University experience is like you may want to review the program schedule’s below from our previous year’s program.

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