High School Student Exchange Opportunity

The Sister Cities Association of Springfield (SCAS) is hosting a public information session for Springfield Area high school students interested in applying for a student exchange in Ashikaga, Japan this summer.  

The first information session will be held via Zoom on Monday, December 19th at 6:00 PM: https://uis.zoom.us/j/83501352546?pwd=eXJZcDZpbkFGZExiRlB0dTU1M1FCUT09  

Meeting ID: 835 0135 2546 

Password: 358784

Springfield has been a Sister City to Ashikaga, Japan since 1990 and has been sponsoring student exchanges for 30 years.  The 10-day exchange is a total immersion experience, including living with a Japanese family and attending school. 

 Applications will open on January 10th for the June 16-26, 2023