2005 Asian Youth Fellowship Scholarship of Japan
The 2005 Asian Youth Fellowship Scholarship (AYF) of Japan is now accepting applicants.
Field of Study:
Humanities and Social Sciences in principle, such as History, Archaeology, Law, Politics, Economics, Commerce, Education, Sociology, etc, but students majoring in a study field of Engineering and Natural Sciences are also encouraged to apply.
-- Applicants must be nationals of one of the following countries:
Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam
-- Applicants must be under 35 years of age as of April 1, 2006 (i.e. born on or after April 2, 1971)
-- Applicants must be university or college graduates.
The study area must be in the same field as the applicant has studied (or is now studying) or related one.
-- Applicants should not have Japanese language proficiency. Those who have learned Japanese language and already acquired Japanese proficiency comparable to the Japanese Proficiency Test Level 3 are excluded.
-- Good proficiency in English is required.
Term of Scholarship:
The scholarship will be granted for a period of about 14 months, in principle, from the date of arrival in Kuala Lumpur to March 2006.
After completing the AYF Program, the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) scholarship will be granted according to its own regulation.
Required documents may be submitted directly to the library of Japan Information and Cultural Center in the Embassy of Japan, not later than the 16th of April,2004.
Please access the AYF website for more information and to download the application form at http://www.asiaseed-institute.com/AYF