Japan offers 2022 Young Leaders’ Program

  • By YOU.PH
  • October 15, 2021
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It’s accepting applications and will confer Master’s degree

The Embassy of Japan in the Philippines is accepting applications for the 2022 Young Leaders’ Program set for 2022. 

The Young Leaders’ Program (YLP) is one-year long academic program launched by the government of Japan and is also one of the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Programs. It aims to contribute towards the development of national leaders from various countries through deepening their understanding of Japan.

The program hopes to help in the professional growth and development of its participants and to enable them to form strong connections with peers from different countries. The ideal is for these participants to become future leaders and work together in contributing significantly to the economic, social, and political development of their home countries.

Grantees of the program may choose to specialize in any of the following areas: Business Administration, Law, School of Government – Public Administration, and School of Local Governance. Classes will be conducted primarily in English. The program begins around September-October 2022, and a Master’s degree will be conferred to participants upon successful completion of the program.

To qualify for the program, interested applicants must be:

·         A Filipino citizen

·         A Bachelor’s degree-holder with excellent academic records

·         Highly proficient in English

·         Under 40 years old

·         Employed with at least 3-5 years of work experience

All YLP applications must be coursed through the specific recommending authorities for each course. Please visit the following page for more information:

The deadline of application submissions will depend on each recommending authority.

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