The Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) project has been started in the Philippines since 2002. Up to day, total of 219 fellows have been sent to Japan under the project. JDS project is now inviting potential applicants who understand its aims and are interested in 2-year master degree program at Japanese accepting universities for the academic year 2013-2014.The program will be instructed in English. The number of dispatches is 20 per year.
– A Filipino Citizen. – Between 22 and 39 years old as of April 1, 2013. – Civilian government employee in Target Organization with permanent status, and has at least 2-year work experience at the time of application. – Has a performance rating of at least ‘Very Satisfactory’ in the past year. – Has Bachelor’s degree relevant to the applying field:For Component 1-2, 16 years of formal education is required (in principle), however, relevant academic/research career or working experience can be considered as the alternative to meet the requirement. – For Component 1-3 (International Christian University), TOEFL score of 79 (iBT) / 550(PBT) or IELTS score of 6.5 or higher is preferred. – Has not been awarded foreign scholarship for Master’s degree. – Be in good health condition physically and mentally.