【Application Closed 】Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for 2018 (Teacher Training Students)

Japanese Government Scholarship for 2018
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan is offering scholarships to Timorese teachers who wish to conduct research on school education at Japanese universities. The deadline of submitting applications to the Embassy of Japan in Dili is February 15, 2018. Please see below for the outline of the program!
Teacher Training Students
  • Applicants generally must have been born on or after April 2, 1983.
  • Applicants must be graduates of universities or teacher training schools and have worked as teachers at primary or secondary education institutions or teacher training schools (excluding universities) in their home countries for five years in total, as of April 1, 2018. In-service university faculty members are not eligible.
  • The term is the period necessary to complete each university’s training course and should be between October 2018 (or the starting month of the study course) and March 2020. Extension of the term is not permitted.

Application procedures

Each applicant must submit the following documents to the Embassy of Japan in Dili by the specified date. These documents must be written in Japanese or English, otherwise and translations in either of these languages should be attached.

  1. Application Form (prescribed forms for 2018) [original 1, copy 1] *photo attached
  2. Placement Preference Application Forms (prescribed forms for 2018) [original 1] (can be submitted at the written exam)
  3. Certified grade transcript for each academic year from the last university attended (issued by that university)                                                                                                                                              [original 1, copy 1]
  4. The diploma from the last university attended [original 1, copy 1]  *Regarding the diploma, a photocopy thereof may be an acceptable substitute. However, this should be attested to by school authority concerned.
  5. Certificate of employment (issued by the present employer) [original 1, copy 1]
  6. Recommendation from the head of the department that the applicant belongs to (any form will be accepted)                                                                                                                                                 [original 1, copy 1]
  7. Certificate of Health (prescribed forms for 2018)  [original 1, copy 1]
 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written exams (Japanese and English) and an interview. 

Application guideline and other necessary documents can be downloaded from the link below:
http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/jp/smap_stopj-applications.html or alternatively come and pick-up the documents at the Embassy of Japan in Dili. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Japanese Embassy at 3323-131 or email: jpem.pr.tl@di.mofa.go.jp