JICE Human Resource Development Scholarship
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What is the Human Resource Development Scholarship?
The Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship by Japanese Grant Aid (JDS) was started in the Philippines in 2002. Up until 2019, a total of 382 Fellows have been sent to Japan (1st to 18th batch).
JDS is now inviting potential applicants who understand its aims and are interested in a 2-year Master's degree program at Japanese accepting universities for the current academic year.
The program will be instructed in English.
The number of participants is 20 per year.
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS :
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Participating Universities (Japan)
Address & Contact:
Unit 2-F1, Island Plaza Salcedo, 105 L.P. Leviste Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
DATES & PROGRAM STATUS:
Name of Program: JICE Human Resource Development Scholarship
Program Type: Government Funded Scholarship
Program Duration: 1 to 2 years, depending on the university program.
Program Start Date: Around August
Program End Date: Varies
Placement: Various Japanese Universities
Deadline of Application: Closed
Note: Program dates are subject to change
What are the Requirements and Eligibility?
Application Requirements and Eligibility:
From Government Sector
Nationality: Citizens of the Republic of the Philippines
Age: Between 22 and 39 as of April 1st, 2021
(Born on/after April 2nd, 1981 and born on/before April 1st, 1999)
Occupation: Must be an employee in the Philippine Governments and NOT a member of the military
Currently employed in the Philippine Governments
Have permanent status
Have at least 2 (two) years of work experience, particularly in work relevant to the selected Component, at the time of application
Have a performance rating of at least ‘Very Satisfactory’ from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 in the organisation
Possess a Bachelor Degree relevant to the target fields
English Proficiency: TOEFL PBT 550/ iBT 79-80 or IELTS 6.5 or higher
Relevant academic/research career or working experience can be considered as the alternative to meet the requirement.
Degree: Have not been awarded any other foreign scholarships for obtaining a master’s degree
Responsibilities of JDS Fellow: When selected as a final successful candidate, he/she is required:
To sign and submit the pledge to follow the conditions deemed necessary as a JDS Fellow. (If the Fellow violates any articles of the pledge, the scholarship may be cancelled).
To submit a copy of Scholarship Service Contract (referred to the Executive Order 161) to the JDS Operating Committee for record/monitoring purpose
To attend the pre-departure orientation in Manila (about 2 weeks in July-August)
To fully participate in briefings/orientations in Japan (August-September)
To contribute to the socio-economic development of the Philippines with the acquired knowledge upon return to the Philippines
To follow the JDS rules and regulations
To be in a good condition physically and mentally during the stay in Japan as an ODA scholar. If there is a drastic change in a Fellow’s health condition before and during his/her stay in Japan, or/and if the accepting university considers his/her condition is not fit for the pursuit of academic goals, the scholarship is subject to cancellation, based on the decision/guidance of the university and the JDS Operating Committee of the Philippines.