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Scholarship Program

◆Teacher Training Scholarship

 The Government of Japan offers full scholarship covering tuition, fees and allowance to Palau citizens conduct research on school education at Japanese Universities.

1. Requirements

①Age: Must be born on or aftere April 2, 1978.

②Academic Background:  An applicant must be graduate of universities or teacher training sxhools and has worked as a teacher in home country for at least five years.

③Study courses are available on
http://www.mext.go.jp/a_menu/koutou/ryugaku/boshu/1329197.htm .

NOTE:  Applicants must be willing to study the Japanese Language and to receive instructions in Japanese.

2. Term Of Scholarship

 18 months.

3. Education In Japan

①The training at universities will be conducted in Japanese, in principle. A grantee with insufficient language ability will undergo Japanese-language education in a Japanese language study course at the appointed university for a period of six months at the beginning of the program.

②This scholarship program is not to obtain a diploma. therefore, a recipient cannot be enrolled in an undergraduate course at a university or a master's or doctorate course at a graduate school as a Japanese-government-sponsered.

4. Application Procedure

 Application forms can be obtained at the Embassy of Japan in Koror at telephone number 488-6455 or go to http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/ to download application forms.  Interested applicants are advised to contact the Embassy for consultation. Application deadline is March 14, 2013.