Want to study in Japan? Embassy opens scholarship programs for 2021

  • The Embassy of Japan in the Philippines announced that it has opened its application for scholarschip programs
  • The category opened are Teacher Training and Japanese Studies
  • Deadline of submission of requirement is on February 5, 2021

The Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) of the Embassy of Japan has announced that Filipinos can now apply for the Teacher Training and Japanese Studies categories of the 2021 Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program.

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The Teacher Training scholarship program offers applicants the opportunity to spend one and a half year conducting research on school education at one of several Japanese universities while it will be for one year for the Japanese Studies.

For Teacher Training, applicants must be 35 years of age and a graduate of college or teacher training college. You must have at least five years of active experience as a teacher in a primary, secondary or teacher training college in the Philippines. Please note that college and university teachers currently in active service are not eligible.

For Japanese Studies, applicants must be between the age of 18 and 30 years old. You must be enrolled as an undergraduate student in faculties or schools which major in Japanese language or culture in a university outside Japan at the time when they come to Japan and must be enrolled in the home institution at the time when they return to their home countries.

Applicants must prepare the following documents, Academic Transcript of Records and Certificates of graduation of school/university, Medical Certificate on Prescribed Form and Recommendation letter. The application process involves document submissions, screening, written exams, and interview.

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Place all your documents in a single envelope or folder arranged and numbered in the right upper corner according to their number on the list provided. Please mail your application before February 5, 2021. Send it to: Attn: MEXT Scholarship Program
Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan
2627 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City 1300

Application forms and more detailed guidelines can be downloaded from: https://www.studyinjapan.go.jp/en/smap-stopj-applications-japanese.html