Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship (Young Leaders’ Program) 2022-2023

Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship YLP 2022-23: The fully-funded Young Leaders’ Program (YLP) – one of the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Programs is now open for applications. Interested and qualified candidates across the globe are invited to apply.

The Young Leaders’ Program (YLP) aims to contribute to cultivate future national leaders in Asian and other countries, to contribute to establish friendly relationship among various countries and to improve policy planning activities by forming a network among national leaders through deepening their understanding of Japan.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): Japanese Government

Scholarship to be taken at: Selected institutions in Japan

Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships

Scholarship level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Scholarship Slots: Several.

Scholarship Worth: Full funding (Amount not stated)

Subject Eligibility: See eligibility (below)

Country/Candidate Eligibility: Global (See eligibility below)


Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship YLP | Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility and conditions for award in the Young Leaders’ Program (YLP) is dependent on the institution, school and course applying for, stated as follows;

SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT COURSE

Eligible Countries and Participants Participants are selected from the countries listed below. They should be young public administrators and government officials who are expected to play active roles in the future as national leaders in their home countries.

Eligible Countries: P. R. China, Rep. of Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Viet Nam, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey (29 Countries)

Host University: National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

SCHOOL OF LOCAL GOVERNANCE COURSE

Eligible Countries and Participants Participants are selected from the countries listed below. They should be young public administrators and government officials who are expected to play active roles in the future as national leaders in their home countries.

Eligible Countries: P. R. China, Rep. of Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, India, Pakistan, Turkey, Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania (20 Countries)

Host University: National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION COURSE

Eligible Countries and Participants Participants are selected from the countries listed below. They should be young public administrators in healthcare and allied sectors who are expected to play active roles as future national leaders in their respective countries.

Eligible Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Vietnam (13 countries in alphabetical order)

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COURSE

Eligible Countries and Participants are selected from the countries listed below. They should be entrepreneurs, business managers, public officials and so on, who are expected to play active roles as future national leaders in their respective countries.

Eligible Countries: Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, P. R. China, Rep. of Korea, Rep. of Turkey, Rumania, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam (18 countries).

Host University: Hitotsubashi University Business School, School of International Corporate Strategy (Hitotsubashi ICS)

LAW COURSE

Eligible Countries and Participants are selected from the countries listed below. They should be legal professionals, who are expected to play an active role as future national leaders in their respective countries.

Eligible Countries: P. R. China, Rep. of Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Mongolia, Singapore, India, Rep. of South Africa, Turkey and Bangladesh(16 Countries)

Host University: Kyushu University, Graduate School of Law.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: To apply for the Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship YLP 2022 you will need to download and complete the appropriate application forms provided at the official application site and view the application guide for the respective courses before submitting your application.

Application Deadline: Not stated