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Participate in ASEAN-Japan Youth Forum 2024: “Take Actions for Social Change (TASC)”

Participate in ASEAN-Japan Youth Forum 2024: “Take Actions for Social Change (TASC)”

The ASEAN-Japan Youth Forum 2024, themed “Good Health and Well-Being,” stands as a beacon of collaboration and youth empowerment among undergraduate students from ASEAN countries and Japan. Envisioning a peaceful world by 2050, this program serves as a platform for fostering unity and understanding while addressing pressing social issues. Here’s everything you need to know about this transformative initiative:

Overview

The ASEAN-Japan Youth Forum 2024, under the banner “Take Actions for Social Change (TASC),” aims to facilitate meaningful exchanges and practical solutions for societal challenges. By bringing together young minds from ASEAN nations and Japan, the program seeks to instill a sense of unity and mutual respect while nurturing the leaders of tomorrow.

Important Dates

  • Application Timeline: May 1 – June 30, 2024
  • 1st Round Selection Announcement: Mid-July 2024
  • 2nd Round Interview: Mid-August 2024
  • 2nd Round Selection Result: Mid-September 2024

(Dates subject to change)

Apply HERE by June 30, 2024

Tentative Programme

  • Orientation (Online Seminar 1): November 2024
  • ASEAN Field Trip in Indonesia: December 2024
  • Online Seminar 2: December 2024
  • Japan Field Trip: February 2025

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for participation, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Full-time undergraduate students from AUN Core Member Universities
  • Citizen or permanent resident of the country where AUN Member Universities are located
  • Have not lived abroad (including study abroad) for more than one year after the age of 12
  • Physically and mentally healthy
  • Will not leave their own country for study, internship, employment, or training during the program
  • Engaged in or strongly interested in addressing global and national social issues
  • Interested in international exchange and cross-cultural understanding
  • Proficient in English with a positive attitude towards global communication
  • Willing and able to participate fully in the program, including online components
  • Agree to the use of photographs and videos for promotional purposes

Required Documents

  1. Application Form
  2. Essay (with prescribed essay question)
  3. Letter of recommendation from a professor or advising teacher
  4. English Proficiency Test Result/Certificate (if available)
  5. Signed Consent on Handling of Personal Information

(All documents must be in English)

Terms of Financial Support

The program offers financial support covering international travel expenses, meals, accommodation, and related transportation during the Indonesia and Japan segments. However, participants are responsible for their round-trip transportation from their nearest airport to the venue.

Apply HERE by June 30, 2024

Contacts

For inquiries and further information, please contact:

The ASEAN-Japan Youth Forum 2024 promises to be a transformative journey for young leaders dedicated to making a positive impact on society. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a global movement for change!