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Asian Youth Fellowship 2007

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Asian Youth Fellowship Information for 2007

The Japan Foundation offers scholarship to study the Japanese language for Asian students, who wish to study at graduate schools in Japan and have a strong wish to contribute to regional cooperation after obtaining a Master or Ph. D Degree.

1. Features of the Asian Youth Fellowship Program
2. Field of Study
3. Qualifications
4. Terms of Scholarship

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5. Scholarship Benefits during Preparatory Course
6. Selection
7. Application Procedure
8. Notes
Schedule for 2007 Students

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1. Features of the Asian Youth Fellowship Program

The scholarship grantees shall take a preparatory course in the Japanese language and other subjects for approximately 7 months at the Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai , situated in Osaka, Japan. Grantees shall live in the provided dormitory through the Program.

Grantees will thereafter be matriculated into Japanese universities as Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) scholarship students (Research Student or regular course students) from April 2008.

2. Field of Study

We welcome students wishing to studying in the fields of: Humanities, Social Sciences, Engineering and Natural Sciences.

* Fields of study must be one of those available at Japanese universities. Practical training given by factories or companies is excluded.

* Japanese Studies or Japanese Culture Studies are not fit for the purpose of this Program.

3. Qualifications

(1) Nationality:
Applicants must be nationals of one of the following countries; Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam.

(2) Age:
Applicants must be under 35 years of age as of April 1, 2008 (i.e. born on or after April 2, 1973)

(3) Academic Backgrounds:
Applicants must be university or college graduates, who have completed the fundamental education of their countries, basically of 16 years (those who will graduate from a university or college by the Registration Day of AYF may apply).

(4) Study Area:
The study area must be in the same field as the applicant has studied (or is now studying) or a related one.

(5) Others:
a. 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.

b. Good proficiency in English is required.

c. Military men and military civilian employees registered on the personnel list are excluded.

d. Applicants should be in good health.

e. The grants may be canceled if grantees fail to arrive in Osaka, Japan, by the Registration Day of AYF, 2007.

f. The applicant whose spouse has already won a Japanese Government scholarship will not be selected as a grantee, and likewise in the case of a couple applying at the same time.

g. The applicant who has been awarded a Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) scholarship in the past will not be selected as a grantee unless he/she has had a few years' research or teaching experience after returning to his/her country.

h. It is not recommended for his/her family to accompany the applicant to Japan during the AYF program.

4. Terms of Scholarship

The scholarship will be granted for a period of about 7 months, in principle, from the date of arrival in Osaka to March 2008. After completing the AYF Program, the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) scholarship will be granted according to its own regulation.

5. Grant Coverage during Preparatory Course

(1)Expenses necessary for participation in the official curriculum (transportation, teaching material, etc.)

(2)Meals during the program (partly in the form of cash allowances) and a set amount of allowances to cover miscellaneous living expenses.

(3) Accommodation (a single room) at the Institute

(4) Overseas travel insurance for disease and injury for the duration of the program

(5) Round-trip, economy-class airline between the nearest International Airport from your residence and Kansai International Airport (Osaka, Japan) on the most direct and economical route.

(6) Japanese visa as a trainee.

* The above terms of the grant will be effective from the date of arrival in Kansai to March 2008. After completing the AYF Program, grantees will proceed to Japanese universities as Monbukagakusho Scholarship students. Allowances, accommodations, and other status are subject to Monbukagakushofs regulations.

6. Selection

(1) Japanese diplomatic missions concerned will select preliminary candidates from among applicants by means of a review of the documents submitted, in cooperation with the foreign governments concerned.

(2) Those who have been selected as the preliminary candidates will be recommended to Asian Youth Fellowship Screening Committee, Tokyo, Japan. The Committee will select grantees from among the preliminary candidates by means of an interview made in their respective countries by a mission member assigned and dispatched by the Committee.

(3) Final announcement will be provided by the Embassy of Japan in writing after Monbukagakushofs approval to the decision by the AYF Screening Committee. The grantees of the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) scholarship for 2008 will be finally selected after the university placement has been made, provided they have passed the final examination of AYF.

AYF will provide the students with information on Japanese universities through the Program.

7. Application Procedure

Applicants must submit the following documents according to the instruction given by the Embassy of Japan in their own country by the date appointed. The documents submitted will not be returned.

Original/Certified Copy

Application for Admission (prescribed forms) 3 @
Photographs (6:4 cm) taken within the past 6 months (should be pasted on the applications) 3 @
Certified academic record of university attended (to be issued by the university authorities) 2 1
Reference from the university president or dean, or academic advisor 1 2
Reference from the present employer (if applicable) 1 2
University diploma of certificate of degree 3

* In addition to the above documents, you must submit a medical certificate using the prescribed form (1 original and 2 copies, to be issued by the medical institution designated by the Japanese diplomatic mission) before you take interview test if you pass the document screening.
* ORIGINAL means a certified true copy for certificates, transcripts and university diploma, not necessary the very original.
* COPY means a photocopy.
* Please note that you should contact the Embassy of Japan in your country or visit our website http://www.asiaseed.org/ayfj/ before submitting the application.

8. Notes

(1) Information on this program is available at the Embassy of Japan

(2) A grantee will be deprived of his/her scholarship in any of the following cases;

a. A false statement has been made on his/her application dossier.
b. He/she violates any article of his/her pledge.
c. He/she has been subject to disciplinary action by the Asian Youth Fellowship or has no prospect for academic achievement (e.g. failure to achieve a satisfactory level in the Japanese language).

(3) After finishing the preparatory course in Osaka, the grantee will be studying in Japan as a Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) scholarship grantee. It is therefore recommended that the applicant should read the guideline to the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) scholarship.

Schedule for 2007 Students

(July-Oct 2006) -Application released
(Oct-Nov 2006) -Application deadline (please check the deadline)
Feb-March 2007 - Screening of Applicants
March 2007 - Determination of Successful Applicants
July 2007 - Coming to Osaka, Japan
- Starting Preparatory Course
- Counseling for the Placement to a Graduate School in Japan
September 2007 - Application for Monbukagakusho Scholarship 2007
January 2008 - Placement to Graduate Schools by Monbukagakusho

Hereafter, there are three possibilities for AYF Students
(Case 1: take the entrance examination with successful result)

February 2008 Take the Entrance Examination
March 2008 End Preparatory Course
April 2008 Come to Japan as Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship Student, Regular Student at the Graduate School

(Case 2: take the entrance examination with unsuccessful result)

February 2008 Take the Entrance Examination
March 2008 End Preparatory Course
April 2008 Come to Japan as Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship Student, Research Student at the Graduate School

(Case 3: does not take the entrance examination)

March 2008
End Preparatory Course
April 2008 Come to Japan as Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship Student, Research Student at the Graduate School

In Cases 2 and 3, applicants may take the Entrance Examination after 6 months or 1 year, if admitted by his/her supervisor at the Graduate School

Source: AYF

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