Institute received Japanese delegation to define details of the new Sakura Science Plan Program Call.
Last Thursday (13), the IFSP was visited by representatives of Tsukuba University, Japan. During the visit, the details of the new public notice for the Sakura Science Plan were discussed (Sakura Science Plan) which, among other objectives, aims to promote the globalization of Japanese institutes of education and research and support the development of people with the potential to contribute to innovation in science and technology.
The Japanese University was represented by the director of Global Initiatives, Osamu Ohneda, by those responsible for the global initiatives office in Brazil, Anna Asamizu and Vitor Sujatmiko, by the coordinator of the São Paulo office, Aki Yanagimoto and by professor Fukushige Mizuho. The delegation was received by the IFSP rector, Eduardo Modena, the International Relations Advisor, Cynthia Fischer, the Arinter coordinator, Jussara Pimenta, the director of the IFSP Innovation Agency, Alexandre Chahad, and the Scientific Initiation Scholarship Coordinator, Érica Shimada.
According to Cynthia Fischer, the new public notice for the Sakura Program should be released next week. 5 students will be selected from Technical courses integrated to high school. To be selected, the student must, among other criteria, be proactive, have a good academic performance, a good level of English, an interest in studying in Japan and have never been to that country before.
In addition to IFSP students, the Sakura Program will select another 10 students, 5 from a private Brazilian school and 5 from a Peruvian school. They will participate in a 7-day Science and Technology Experience Course.