[Scholarship opportunity]: Spring Japan Experience Program 2024 in Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo, Japan, 21 – 26 April 2024

Let’s experience spring time in Japan!!! Experience to have Inter-cultural learning and get to know about Japanese Culture in line with making a friend. It’s your turn to see and travel to Tokyo.  AYFN is delighted to invite you joining our youth and culture program in Japan. This is a distinguished program that suits your curiosity to have experimental learning!!

Program Description

Japan Experience Program by AYFN is a cultural learning program designed to give an understanding on culture and social awareness for participants. This Japan program was started since 2015. This program enables participants to learn about Japanese culture in line with making a friend directly. This program is also an avenue to enhance knowledge and skill to face globalization. This is not student exchange, but youth and cultural exchange exposure program.


  1. Pre departure: 1 week Japanese Language Course
  2. Live for 6 days in Tokyo, Japan
  3. Learn and understand on Japanese culture directly
  4. Spring Experience
  5. Heritage walking tour around Tokyo
  6. Experimental learning
  7. Certificate of participation from AYFN


  1. Cultural activities in Tokyo (matcha experience, calligraphy making, &origami making)
  2. Visit many interesting places such as Senso-ji Temple, Asakusa-jinja Shrine, Myojin Kanda Shrine, Meiji Temple, Ueno Park, Shibuya, etc.
  3. Taste authentic Japanese cuisine (sushi, udon, ramen, tempura, unagi, etc)
  4. Walk around the bustling city of Tokyo.

How does the Japan Experience Program will work?

  1. Participants will be met up in Tokyo Japan.
  2. The program will combine sense of friendship, adventure and cultural awareness
  3. Participants will live for 6 days in Tokyo, Japan
  4. The program invites participants who passionate in international friendship and adapt new environment (culture differences) easily

Location of the program

This program will take place in Tokyo. Participants will have the unique opportunity to experience the historic capital of Japan, replete with its temples, shrines and traditional gardens. It is our hope that the program will inspire youth to pursue adventurous and productive careers and contribute to the advancement of science.

Accommodation and Meals

During this program participants will be accommodated in hotel with high quality standard. Living conditions in the hotel is very good and very clean (3-star hotel and good location). Males and females are accommodated in separate room. To enrich about Japanese Culture (daily life of Japanese), all participants will take public transports (Both Train and Bus) to go around the city during the program.

Japan is renowned for its tasty and healthy food.  Who don’t know Sushi, Ramen, Udon, etc? Breakfast and lunch will be provided during the program. But, for dinner, you should buy by yourselves. There are numerous amazing restaurants throughout Tokyo which you will be directed to by program staff if you wish to eat out occasionally.


Pre departure activity: 1 week Japanese Language Class (Online Class)

The program will be started on 21 April 2024 (Arrival in Tokyo) and will be ended on 26 April 2024. Participants will start their program at 7.30 a.m – 5.00 p.m every day (day 2 – day 4). In the evening, participants will have free time to explore the magnificent of Tokyo or go shopping.

Pre Departure : 1 week intensive Japanese Language Class (Online)

DayActivity in Japan
Day 1
21 April 2024
Arrival in Hotel
Hotel Check in start at 15.00
After checking in, participants will get to know each other
Introduction to Tokyo’s metro
Visit to Asakusa (Senso-ji Temple and Asakusa-jinja Shrine)
Day 2
22 April 2024
Visit to National Museum of Nature and Science
Visit Ueno Park
Group Explorer ke Ginza
Day 3
23 April 2024
Cultural activities : Japanese Calligraphy, Macha Experience, Origami Making
Visit to Myojin Kanda Shrine
Group Explorer ke Shibuya
Day 4
24 April 2024
Visit to Meiji Shrine
Group Explorer ke Harajuku
Day 5
25 April 2024
Visit to Odaiba
Visit to Tokyo Sky Tree
Closing program
Day 6
26 April 2024
Free time until check out time. (Check out at 11.00)

Participation Scheme

1. Scholarship scheme (with selection)

Get a chance to visit Japan FREE. AYFN offers limited number of scholarship for selected applicants.

Scholarship coverage (Included)
Slot: 4
Flight expenses (Up to USD 1,000 for round trip ticket)
Visa fee (if needed – max USD 50)
Pre departure Japanese Language Class (Online).
Accommodation in Tokyo, Japan (6D5N) => 2 persons in room.
Meal: Breakfast (4x), Lunch (3x), Dinner (1x)
Pick up (Asakusa Station)
All activities indicated on schedule.
Entrance ticket to tourism spot
Local transportation (Train)
E-Certificate of participation from AYFN
Program supervision
In-country administration costs
Travel insurance
Personal expenses
Excess baggage

Previous awardees of Japan Program. CLICK HERE


  • Must be 16 – 40 Years old.
  • All nationalities are welcomed.
  • Commit to join full program.
  • Able to adapt new environment easily.
  • Have good writing skills.
  • Have good in public speaking skills.
  • Ready and able to write and post your activities involvement during join the program in your social media.
  • Have good leadership skill.
  • Able to communicate in English.
  • Health physically and mentally.
  • Ready and able to pay the selection fee.

How to apply?

Step 1 Pay the non-refundable selection fee.

AYFN Anniversary Promo (10 – 20 January 2024)
IDR 155.000 (Approx: USD 10). CLICK HERE to pay.

Member of AYFN : IDR 105.000 (Approx: USD 7). CLICK HERE to pay.
Non member: IDR 315.000 (Approx: USD 21). “CLICK HERE” to pay.

This fee is allocated to finance the judges’ honor, promotional cost and administration cost.
This fee is nonrefundable and exclude 5% of service charge.
Step 2 Follow Instagram or TikTok Account of AYFN: @ayfnacademy
Step 3 First round selection
Please fill up the online registration form. CLICK HERE
Deadline: 31 January 2024
Step 4 First round announcement: 15 February 2024
Step 5 Second round selection (shortlisted candidates)
Social Project Campaign
“term and condition”
Step 6 Second round announcement: 1 March 2024
Step 7 Third round selection (20 best candidates)
Step 8 Final announcement: 15 March 2024


  • DEADLINE OF APPLICATION SUBMISSION: 31 January 2024 (at 23.00 Jakarta time)
  • Open for all nationalities.
  • *AYFN office is located in Indonesia. So, we apply Indonesian Rupiah Currency (IDR) for the selection fee payment (via Xendit)
  • Number of scholarship slots: Max 4 slots.
  • Previous awardees of Japan Program. CLICK HERE
  • To apply the scholarship program, you are not required to be a member of AYFN. However, if you are interested to register as a member of AYFN, CLICK HERE. to sign up.

2. Self-funded scheme (No selection)

We are also inviting to partake in Spring Japan Experience Program 2024 as a self-funded participants (no selection). (15 slots remaining). One of the AYFN’s strength is to provide high quality placement program, but still affordable.

Program fee

Double bed
2 persons in a room
Single bed (Private)
1 person in a room
Member of AYFNUSD 700USD 900
Non-memberUSD 800USD 1,000

Included and excluded

Pre departure: 1-week Japanese Language Class (Online)
Accommodation (6D5N) in Tokyo, Japan (3 star)
Pick up (Asakusa Station)
All activities indicated on schedule.
Entrance ticket to tourism spot
Local transportation (Train and Bus)
E-Certificate of participation from AYFN
Program supervision
In-country administration costs
Flight ticket expenses to and from Tokyo – Japan, from home country
Visa and passport
Personal insurance
Personal expenses

Requirements (self-funded scheme)

  • Must be 16 – 40 Years old
  • All nationalities are welcomed
  • Commit to join full program
  • Able to adapt new environment easily
  • Able to pay the program fee
  • Health physically and mentally

How to Apply and Participate (self-funded scheme)

  1. Pay the nonrefundable of registration fee in amount of IDR 300,000 (Approx: USD 20) . CLICK HERE to pay.
  2. Please Register Online here! (Deadline 30 March 2024). We still have quota.
  3. First come, first serviced basis.
  4. Payment 1: Commitment fee (USD 200) to secure slot. ==> Non-Refundable
  5. Payment 2
  6. This program is LIMITED for maximum 15 participants only.  Application will be closed if the quota is over.

Cancellation and Refund policy for Self Funded Participants

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