Japanese Government(MEXT) Scholarship for 2017 ( Teacher Training Students)

Japanese Government Scholarship for 2017
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 January 31st, 2017. Please see below for the outline of the program!

Teacher Training Students
  • Applicants generally must have been born on or after April 2, 1982.
  • 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, 2017. 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 2017 (or the starting month of the study course) and March 2019. 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 2017) [original 1, copy 1] *photo attached
  2. Placement Preference Application Forms  (prescribed forms for 2017)Please refer to the university course guide  [original 1] *photo attached
  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) [original1, copy 1]
  6. Recommendation from the head of the department that the applicant belongs to (any form will be accepted) [original1, copy 1]
  7. Certificate of Health (prescribed forms for 2017)             [original 1, copy 1]

If you are interested, please come pick up the documents at the Embassy of Japan or alternatively download from our website (www.timor-leste.emb-japan.go.jp) and read carefully the detailed information on the application guidelines. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Japanese Embassy at 332-3131 or gama.marlina@di.mofa.go.jp