The Embassy of Japan in the Philippines has announced the opening of the Japanese Government Scholarship 2020 Scholarship Program which is open for interested and qualified Filipino citizens.
The Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) of the Embassy of Japan is now accepting applications for the Research, Undergraduate, Specialized Training College, and College of Technology categories of the 2020 Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship Program.
For the past several years, an annual average of 100 scholars from the Philippines has been sent to study in Japan under six different scholarship programs presented below.
|Category||Requirements||Age||Years of Study||Fields of Study|
|Research (Research Student, Master’s or Doctoral Course)||• College graduate preferably with 16 years of formal education • Clear and feasible research proposal • Good academic standing||Under 35 years old||1.5 to 5 years||Social Sciences, Humanities, and Natural Sciences Note: Applicants should apply for the field of study they majored in at university or its related field.|
|Undergraduate||• High school graduate • Good academic standing||17 to 21 years old||5 years||Social Sciences, Humanities, and Natural Sciences|
|Specialized Training College||• High school graduate • Good academic standing||17 to 21 years old||3 years||Technology, Personal Care and Nutrition, Education and Welfare, Business, Fashion and Home Economics, Culture and General Education|
|College of Technology||• High school graduate • Good academic standing||17 to 21 years old||4 to 4.5 years||Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Information Communication and Network Engineering, Materials Engineering, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Maritime Engineering|
Those who are qualified for the above-mentioned categories are welcome to apply for the program.
Application forms and detailed information on prerequisites are available at the JICC Library or may be viewed and downloaded from the Embassy
HOW TO APPLY
All applicants are strongly advised to read the guidelines and prerequisites uploaded on the Embassy Website carefully prior to submitting an application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
The deadline for submission of applications is on Friday, May 26, 2020 at the JICC Library. ONLY hard copies printed on A4 size paper and mailed through courier or hand-delivered to the Embassy will be accepted.
The application process consists of a document screening, written exams, and an interview.
Source: Japan Embassy Philippines
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