Scholarship: Human Resource Development Scholarship

The Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship by Japanese Grant Aid (JDS) has commenced in the Philippines since 2002.  Recently,  Japanese Ambassador HANEDA Koji together with Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. signed and exchanged notes on  (JDS) Project on June 8, 2020.

The exchange of Notes signed will provide 337 million yen (approximately 159 million pesos) to support 22 Filipino young officials from various governmental institutions to study as JDS fellows of post graduate program, entering Japan starting Academic Year 2021. This project aims to enhance the JDS fellows’ expertise with their respective fields and to help build a pool of future Filipino leaders who will greatly contribute to the country’s overall economic development by returning to and working in the Philippines.  To date, a total of 361 Filipino JDS fellows have been to Japan since it began in the Philippines in 2002.

If you want to pursue masters related to the social and economic development of the Philippines. You will enter to Japanese prestigious Universities and here is your chance.

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Free And Affordable Japanese Classes for Foreigners in Tokyo

As a foreigner in Japan, learning japanese is very important. Not only it gives you an advantage to someone who doesn’t speak Japanese, but it’s also a way for you to pay respect to their culture.

You see, learning a new language especially when you are a foreigner to a country means you are showing your appreciation to them as a nation, their people. By learning and understanding their language, you immerse yourself in their world and you also get a glimpse of how they communicate with one another. Plus, native japanese speakers will appreciate you practicing their language since it entails that you are interested to learn more about them: their ideas, how they think, and most importantly how they convey their viewpoint to others.

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Scholarship: Japanese Sponsored Scholarships

For more than 60 years, the Japanese Government had invited Filipinos with other nationals from all over the world to study in Japan. Each year, an annual average of 100 scholars from the Philippines have been sent to Japan under six different scholarship programs.

For more information click each scholarship link.

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Scholarship:Young Leaders Program for Masters Student in Japan

Are you fascinated with the unique culture and want to study and live in Japan?

If YES, once again the Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan is pleased to announced that the applications for the 2018 Young leaders program are now open.

Young Leaders Program is yearlong academic scholarship program that aims to prepare and empower young professionals from all over the world for future leadership roles in their respective fields.


YLP Grantees may choose to specialize in any of the following areas of study.

  1. Business Administration
  2. Law
  3. School of Government – Public Administration
  4. Local governance

The one year duration of this program shall commence around October 2018 and classes will be conducted primarily in English. A master’s degree will also be conferred to participants upon successful completion of the program.


Interested applicants must be

  • A Filipino citizen
  • A Bachelors degree holder with excellent academic records
  • Highly proficient in English
  • 35-40 years old and below ( depending on the filed of study)
  • Employed with at least 3-5 years of work experience

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