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Scholarship Program

◆Teacher Training Program

 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, 1980.

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

③ Applicants must choose universities and courses which you wish to attend from among those indicated in the booklet:
Course Guide for Teacher Training Program

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

2. Term of Scholarship

Period necessary to complete each university's training course and should be between October 2015 (or the starting month of the study course) and March 2017.

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.

②The purpose of this 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

 Please read Application Guideline carefully before applying. Application forms can be obtained through the links below or at the Embassy of Japan in Koror. Interested applicants are advised to contact the Embassy at 488-6455 for consultation. Application is closed.

5. Tests

 All applicants are required to take the Japanese and English tests at the Embassy of Japan in Palau.

l) Application Form
2) Photograph*
3) Certified grade transcript for each academic year
4) Diploma from the last university attended
5) Certificate of employment
6) Recommendation from the head of the department that the applicant belongs to
7) Medical certificate

*(4.5 x 3.5cm, taken within the past 6months, write your name and nationality on the reverse and paste on each Application Form and Placement Reference Application Form)