The Reischauer Scholars Programme (RSP) is an online course for high school students. The initiative is backed by the Stanford Programme on International and Cross-Cultural Education and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI).
The programme selects between 25 and 30 exceptional high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors from the United States and offers them intensive Japanese course. The shortlisted students participate in an online class spanning from February to June each year.
The Stanford Programme on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) at Stanford University has conducted distance-learning courses for high school students in the United States, Japana, and China since 2003.
Successful candidate who complete the programme will earn Stanford Continuing Studies programme (CSP) credit and a Certificate of Completion from SPICE, Stanford University.
The Reischauer Scholars Programme (RSP) has joined a range of other programs that seek to promote education for everyone. Every individual of merit and academic aptitude should be given an equal opportunity to enroll at a university and advance their studies. The RSP sees to it the best individuals receive funding every academic year.
The only restriction criteria is that applicants must be a high school student of the United States, Japan or China.