Japanese Government Scholarship for Teacher Training in 2015

The Government of Japan offers “Teacher Training Scholarship” to qualified Fiji Citizens for studying in Japan.

  1. Field of Study

Study/training is implemented only for university/training courses indicated in the pamphlets "Course Guide for Teacher Training Students". Please contact the Embassy for the information. 

B.  Eligibility
(1) Age: Applicants must be born on or after 2 April 1980.
(2) Academic Background: Applicants must be graduate of universities or teacher training schools and have worked as teachers at elementary or secondary educational institutions or teacher training schools in their home countries for, in principle, five years in total, as of 1 April 2015.  In-service university faculty members are not eligible.
(3) Japanese Language Ability: Applicants must be willing to learn Japanese. Applicants must be interested in Japan, and be willing to deepen the understanding of Japan after arriving in Japan.  Applicants must also have the ability to do research in Japanese and adapt to living in Japan.
(4) Term of Scholarship: The term is the period necessary to complete each university’s training course and should be between October 2015 (or the starting month of the study course) and March 2017.

C.  Selection Process
a. Application Deadline: 20 February 2015 (received by the Japanese Embassy in Suva) (Please write “For Japanese Scholarship” on your envelope.)
b. Examination (English Test)and Interview: Beginning or Middle of March 2015
c. Announcement of Primary Selection: End of March 2015
d. Announcement of Successful Candidates: End of May 2015

D.  Applications
Application Form
Certificate of Health (submitted after passing the primary screening)

For any inquiry, please contact by telephone no.: 330-4633 or email: eojculture@fj.mofa.go.jp.  Completed forms must reach the Embassy by 16:00pm on 20 February 2015.