August 1, 2018
On the 1st August, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration, the Embassy of Japan, and JICA Nepal Office noticed the opening of applications for "The Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship by Japanese Grant Aid (JDS) 2018 (AY2019-2020)".
JDS applications for 2018 are now open for young and highly capable Nepali gazetted officials.
The objective of the JDS project is to support human resource development in countries that are partners of Japanese Grant Aid, through providing the opportunity to young and highly capable government officials to obtain a master's degree. They are expected to engage in formulating and implementing social and economic development plans and become leaders in their countries.
Under the JDS project, JDS fellows, as scholars having well-rounded knowledge of Japan, shall contribute to an expanded and enhanced foundation for bilateral relations between their country and Japan.
The JDS Project began 3 years ago and the 3rd Batch of JDS Fellows will be dispatched to each accepting university in this August.
With competitive selections in Nepal, a maximum of 20 successful candidates will be selected by early March, 2019 and will be dispatched to Japan in August, 2019 as the 4th Batch of JDS Fellows from Nepal. And the target organizations are all governmental organizations.
JICA Nepal Office welcome applications from young and passionate Nepali gazetted officials.
Eligible applicants satisfy the following criteria:
All the programs are entirely taught in English.