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Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Young Leaders' Programme (YLP)

Deadline

Where to Study

Overseas

Study Level

Master

Amount

Full Scholarship

Scholarship details

Overview

The Embassy of Japan is pleased to announce that the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT)
Scholarship for the Young Leaders’ Program (YLP) is now open for application until 27 September 2019.
Malaysian nationals who would like to pursue their Master’s degree courses in Japan are invited to apply
for the scholarships. During the term of the scholarship, a monthly allowance of approximately 242,000
yen (subject to change) will be given. Fees for the entrance examination, matriculation and tuition at the
universities will be exempted. A round-trip airplane ticket is also provided.

Criteria

Applicant must meet all the below requirements

  1. Malaysian citizens with degrees.
  2. For Business Administration Course, applicants must:-
    • be below 40 years old as of 1st September 2020;
    • have a good command of English language (minimum TOEFL score of 600/ TOEFL-CBT score of 250 or equivalent) with GMAT score result; and
    • have at least 3 years’ working experience.
  3. For the other 4 courses, applicants must:-
    • be below 40 years old as of 1st October 2020;
    • have a good command of English language (minimum TOEFL score of 550/ TOEFL-iBT score of 80/IELTS 6.0 or equivalent); and
    • have at least 3 years’ working experience in government offices (in the case of Health Administration Course, working experience in the Ministry of Health Malaysia) (for Law Course, at least 4 years’ working experience including experience of handling law-related affairs in Malaysia).
Preferred Discipline

There are five (5) courses available under the Young Leaders’ Program:

  • Business Administration Course (Master of Business Administration) at Hitotsubashi University
  • Law Course (Master of Law) at Kyushu University
  • School of Government Course (Master in Public Administration or Master in Public Policy) at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
  • School of Local Governance Course (Master in Public Administration or Master in Public Policy) at the National Graduate Institute for Foreign Policy (GRIPS)
  • Healthcare Administration Course (Master of Healthcare Administration) at Nagoya University

How to apply for Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Young Leaders' Programme (YLP)

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Application is to be made through our recommending Malaysian authorities.

  • For Business Administration Course, please contact the National Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Malaysia at 03-6204-9811 or email to [email protected] (Ms. Annie William)
  • For Health Administration course, please contact Ministry of Health Malaysia at 03-88906050 or email to [email protected] (Dr. Norsyamimi)/[email protected] (Dr. Fairoz)
  • For the other 3 courses, please contact the Public Service Department of Malaysia at Tel: 03-8885-3053 or email to [email protected] (Mr. Kamarul).
  • For Law Course, application for non-government servant can also be made through Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia at Tel: 03-6196 4226 or email to [email protected] (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ramizah Wan Muhammad).

For further details, please contact the Japan Information Service, Embassy of Japan at 03-2177-2600 ext. 146 or visit https://www.my.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/youngleaders.html.

Contact Info

For more information, please contact:

Address:

Embassy of Japan
No. 11, Persiaran Stonor,
Off Jalan Tun Razak,
50450 Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia.

Phone:
0321772600

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