Japanese Government offers Teacher Training Scholarship for Fiji students to study in Japan. The scholarship is offered for the period necessary to complete each university’s training course and it should be between October 2013 and March 2015.
About Scholarship: The Japanese Government Scholarships for Teacher Training Scholarship to qualified Fiji Citizens for studying in Japan. This is a non-degree programme and is not structured for those who wish to pursue Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctor’s degree. The grantee of this programme will be classifies as a non degree student whereby he/she will receive a certificate after completing the required training at the university.
Study: Study/training is implemented only for university/training courses indicated in the pamphlets “Course Guidebook for Japanese Studies Students”. The Course Guidebook can be accessed from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology website.
Course Level: Teacher training
Scholarship by: Government of Japan
Duration: Duration of Scholarship is for the period necessary to complete each university’s training course and should be between October 2013 and March 2015 (Extension of the term is not allowed).
Eligibility: -Applicants must be born on or after April 2, 1978
-Applicant must be a graduate of a university or a teacher-training school and have worked as teachers at the primary or secondary educational institutional or a teacher-training school in his/her home country for at least five years in total, as of April 1, 2013.
-Applicant must be willing to learn Japanese and receive research guidance in Japanese Language. Applicants must also have the ability to do research in Japanese and adopt living in Japan.
Scholarship Open for: Fiji Citizens can apply for the scholarship.
Notification: At end of August, successful candidates will be announced.
Apply: Interested parties can obtain application forms and relevant documents from the Embassy’s website and submit it by post.
Deadline: 28th February 2013
Further Information: http://www.fj.emb-japan.go.jp/Infor_culture/Scholarship_2013intake_TeacherTraining.html