The Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) has been started in Lao P.D.R. since 1999. Up to today, total of 272 fellows have been sent to Japan. JDS is now inviting potential applicants who understand its aims and are interested in 2 year master degree at Japanese universities for the academic year 2013-2014.The program will be instructed in English.The number of dispatches is 20 per year.
– Citizens of Lao P.D.R. – Between the age of 22 and 39 as of April 1, 2013. – Must be currently employed in the Target Organizations with permanent status and has at least 2 years of work experience in the Target Organization in duties particularly related to the selected Sub-Program/ Component, at the time of application. – Has bachelor’s degree. – Has a good command of both written and spoken English (TOEFL score of 500 or higher is preferred).