2009 Asian Science Camp

August 2-8, 2009
Tsukuba, Ibaraki, JAPAN


last modified: 09/02/2009

How to participate
2009 ASC ended successfully on August 8, 2009. 2010 ASC will be held in Mumbai, India. The host institute will be Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

Information below is for 2009 ASC.

Participation in the Asian Science Camp is through invitation only. Each interested student is required to submit an application to the local contact person/organization in his or her country/region, which will initiate a local selection process. A short list of potential participants including a team leader/teacher to accompany the selected students will be put forward to the ASC organizing committee. Approximately 200 applicants will receive an invitation to the ASC.
*Application for 2009 ASC is closed.


To be eligible the applicants have to satisfy the following criteria:
  1. Be students from high schools (final year or twelfth grade) and colleges with outstanding scientific talent in the fields of natural sciences
  2. Be proficient in oral and written English.
  3. Have a genuine interest in science and research.
  4. Be able to fully attend the 2009 ASC.
  5. Have the permission to fully attend the event from their schools/ universities.


There will be no registration fee and the committee will provide the participantsí living and local expenses associated with the Camp. Please note that the committee will not support the round trip flight ticket for the participants. However, there is a possibility of a limited numbers of scholarships that will cover airfare for the most promising students. The organizers will not be responsible for medical expenses incurred by the participants during the Science Camp. The organizers hence recommend each participant to purchase suitable travel and medical insurance before departure.
This fellowship is to cover airfare to/from Japan for students participating in the 2009 Asian Science Camp. It is offered to only a fraction of participating students. If you wish to apply for this fellowship, please contact your country/region's contact person if you are selected to be a delegate from your country/region to the 2009 Asian Science Camp.

Fellowship requirement (pdf)

asc09 at kek.jp