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Queen's University


Japan Canada Academic Consortium (JACAC)

Hosted by Université Laval, Quebec, Canada

March 1 - 7, 2015  

Apply now for a chance to participate in the 6th annual Japan Canada Academic Consortium Student Forum, to be held in Quebec, Canada!

 This international forum provides a fantastic opportunity for students to interact with their peers from a different culture, in order to gain insight into their current areas of academic interest and to encourage a flow of ideas between Canada and Japan.

The theme of this year’s forum is “Youth, Work, and a New World in the Making.”


  • Undergraduate students or graduate students enrolled in the JACAC member institutions are eligible to apply, though the preference will be given to senior undergraduate students. Approximately 14 participants each from Japan and Canada will be selected
  • Highly motivated students who possess a strong interest in the 2014 forum theme. Prior to the forum, participants should prepare themselves for fruitful discussion by researching on a specific topic of their interest relevant to the main theme
  • Should be able to participate in all the planned activities of the forum

 Application Deadline:  October 24, 2014

 S​tudents should submit the following to their own universities:

  •  Complete application form
  • Original copy of academic transcript(s)
  • Statement of Intent; details include: 500 words maximum. Please be sure to include the following points:
  1. How will this program benefit you in your current academic program
  2. Comment on any experience working in a team

 Please invite applicants to send their application to:

Details on the Forum and the specifics of the expenses covered for successful applicants may be found at the following link:

Contact the Prince Takamado Japan Centre at

JACAC will not only connect you to like-minded individuals in Japan and Canada, but also open you to global opportunities!


Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000