Japan Development Scholarships for Filipinos

July 20, 2009 by
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Deadline: 15 October 2009 (offered each year)
Study in: Japan
Level of Study: Master’s (MS) Degree
Fields of Study: The fields of study are determined in accordance with the development issues in the Philippines:  Public Administration, Economics, Business Administration, Information Technology, Industrial Development

Objective:
The objective of the Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) is to provide Philippine nationals with opportunities for obtaining master’s degree at Japanese universities in order to support human resource development policy of the Government of the Philippines, and eventually to extend and strengthen the bilateral relationship between the Philippines and Japan.

Host Universities:

Selected Universities in Japan. See this link for the list of participating Universities.

Eligibility:

Nationality: Must be a citizen of the Republic of the Philippines.

Age: Below 40 years old as of April 1, 2010. (Those who were born on/after April 2, 1970)

Occupation: Should be a civilian government employee.

Work Experience: Currently employed in government with permanent status and with at least 2 years work experience at the time of application.

Performance Rating: Has a performance rating of at least “very satisfactory” in the organization at the time of nomination.

Academic Background: Should have a Bachelor’s degree relevant to the target fields. For ICT field, Applicant is required to have a bachelor’s degree in ICT or equivalent.

Degree: Has not been awarded foreign scholarship for Master’s degree.

See the responsibilities of JDS Fellows here.

Scholarship Coverage:
The scholarship shall include institution expenses (tuition fees, admission fees), traveling and seminar allowance, book allowance, arrival allowance, accommodation allowance, daily expenses, shipping allowance, etc. For more information, please read the terms and conditions of the scholarship.

How to apply:
Read this page and visit the official website for complete application instructions.

Contact Information:

JICE JDS PROJECT OFFICE IN THE PHILIPPINES
Unit 2-F1, Island Plaza Salcedo
105 L.P. Leviste Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City, Philippines
TEL: 02-753-3261
Fax: +94 11 4526 410

Link to Official Website: http://sv2.jice.org/e/jds/scholarships/philippines/index.htm

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