The Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resource Development Scholarship program (JDS) has been started in Sri Lanka since 2009. Up to now, a total of 15 fellows have been sent to Japan under the program and another 15 fellows will be sent in August 2011. JDS Program is now inviting potential applicants who understand its aims and are interested in 2 year master’s degree program at Japanese accepting universities for the academic year 2012-2013. The program will be instructed in English. The number of dispatches is 15 per year.
1. Citizens of Lao P.D.R.; 2. Between the age of 22 and 39 as of April 1, 2012; 3. 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; 4. Has bachelor’s degree (applicants for Nagoya University must have bachelor’s degree in laws); 5. Has a good command of both written and spoken English (TOEFL score of 500 or higher is preferred);