Program Dates

2019 Application Schedule

  • Application Due: Monday, November 19, 2019 (Japan Time)
  • Skype Interviews with Finalists: Late November
  • Participants Selected: Early December

2019 Program Schedule 

December Submission of Visa Documentation to Rice University
mid-January to early February Visa Application to U.S. Embassy/Consulate & Pre-Departure Webinar
Saturday, February 16 International Group Flight Departs from Tokyo and Arrival in Houston
Sunday, February 17 Sight-seeing in Houston
Monday – Tuesday February 18 – 19 Orientation at Rice University including OISS Check-in, Obtain Rice ID, and Initial Meeting with Host Professor/Lab
Wednesday, February 20 – Thursday, March 14 Research Internships at Rice University
Friday, March 15 Final Research Project Poster Presentation at Rice University
Saturday, March 16 – Friday, March 22 Final Week Science & Technology Leadership Study Tour program on the East Coast
Saturday, March 23 International Group Flight Departs U.S. (lose 1 day as you cross the International Date Line and arrive Japan on Sunday)

Archived TOMODACHI STEM @ Rice University Program Schedule
For informational/archival purposes only.  The program schedule and planned program activities may vary in the current year.   

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