Thursday, 18 May 2017

ISCTE-University Institute Scholarship

Deadline: 4 September 2017
Open to: Portuguese and international students are eligible to apply
Scholarship: has a monthly rate of 1150 EUR
Description
The aim of these scholarships is to provide research support and promoting scientific and pedagogical skills for PhD students. ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, abbreviated ISCTE-IUL, is a Portuguese public university institute, located in the centre of Lisbon on the University City campus.  Scholarships are awarded in the field of Architecture of Contemporary Metropolitan Territories; Complexity Sciences and Information Science and Technology.
Eligibility
Applicants must meet the following area for the scholarship:
These scholarships are intended to support the research work leading to the doctorate degree, to be carried out in a host research unit, as defined by the specific regulations of the PhD.D. programmes, allowing for the development of the scientific and pedagogical skills of the doctoral student;
The scholarship may be awarded to full-time national or foreign students enrolled and registered for the first time in one of the following ISTA doctoral programmes: Architecture of Contemporary Metropolitan Territories; Complexity Sciences and Information Science and Technology;
The application for the scholarship takes place simultaneously with the application for the doctoral programme, and the applicant must explicitly state his/her intention of applying for a merit scholarship.
Scholarship
The scholarship has a monthly rate of 1150 EUR.
How to Apply?
The application for the scholarship takes place simultaneously with the application for the doctoral programme.
The applicant must send all required documentation for the application process, as described in the public notice, by e-mail to secretariado.ista@iscte.pt

EU Advocacy and Research Intern

Who we are
PlasticsEurope is one of the leading European trade associations with centres in Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milan and Paris. We are networking with European and national plastics associations and have more than 100 member companies, producing over 90% of all polymers across the EU28 member states plus Norway, Switzerland and Turkey. The European plastics industry makes a significant contribution to the welfare in Europe by enabling innovation, creating quality of life to citizens and facilitating resource efficiency and climate protection. More than 1.45 million people are working in about 62,000 companies (mainly small and medium sized companies in the converting sector) to create a turnover in excess of 300 bn EUR per year. The plastics industry includes polymer producers - represented by PlasticsEurope, converters - represented by EuPC and machine manufacturers - represented by EUROMAP.
We are looking for a (m/f)
EU Advocacy and Research Intern
for a six month internship to support in all advocacy activities.
The position is for a highly motivated, well-organised and efficient candidate who is looking to gain hands-on EU policy and advocacy experience, and country and issue-specific knowledge.
Responsibilities:
Research and draft background materials on EU policy and activities
Support the advocacy team in monitoring closely and preparing regular news summaries and updates on EU policies and institutions, as well as EU member state developments
Review and prepare summaries and analysis of EU policy documents
Attend advocacy meetings, conferences and events and prepare event reports and meeting notes
Provide general administrative support
Requirements:
An undergraduate degree or in pursuit of a degree, preferably in European studies, Economics, Law, Political Science or similar
Knowledge of EU policy and decision-making procedures and institutions
Strong research skills with the ability to pay close attention to detail
Analytical skills and ability to digest complex information into concise and informative briefs
Strong oral and written skills in English
Knowledge of other European languages would be an asset
Possession of an EU passport, student visa, or other means of residing in Belgium for a minimum of six months
If you wish to apply please send your CV (maximum two pages) and cover letter (maximum one page) to advocacy@plasticseurope.org by Friday 26 May 2017. Starting date will preferably be 1 July 2017.


Trainee on Migration & Democracy (fulltime)

Party of European Socialists
10-12 Rue Guimard
B-1040 Brussels
Belgium

Party of European Socialists (PES)
Trainee on Migration & Democracy (fulltime)

The  Party  of  European  Socialists  (PES)  is  a  European  political  party,  which  brings  together Socialist,  Social Democratic, Democratic and Labour Parties of the European Union. There are 33  full member parties from the 28 EU member and Norway. In addition, there are eleven associate and ten observer parties. Our office is based in Brussels. 

Job description: 
Support the work of the PES Democracy Unit on Migration and Democracy;
Provide research and briefings on Migration and Democracy issues;
Supporting the drafting of political papers, for example policy papers, speeches and press material;
Assistance in organizing meetings and events;
Attending at congresses, conferences, meetings, seminars and preparing reports for the PES;
Contribute to other duties as assigned.
Your profile: 
A commitment to the core values of the PES and political sensitivity and awareness; 
Preferably with experience working in one of our member parties, organisations or parliamentary groups; 
Very good understanding of EU institutions and politics; 
Academic background related to the specific fields; 
Experience in organizing meetings and events would be an asset;
Excellent spoken and written English and at least one other EU language;
High motivation and pro-activeness;
Excellent research and writing skills. 
Practical information:
Location: PES Headquarters, 10-12 Rue Guimard, Brussels
Duration: a.s.a.p. for 6 months
This is a paid internship 
Please  send  your  application  letter,  accompanied  by  a  detailed  CV,  to  Marije  Laffeber,  PES Deputy  Secretary General,  before  02/06/2017.  Applications should  be  sent by  e-mail to hr@pes.eu with the subject:  INTERN MIGRATION AND DEMOCRACY.

The PES promotes equal opportunities for women and men. 


DBU Scholarship Exchange Programme with CEE Countries

In 2009, the German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) also began accepting individual applications from  Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia and Kosovo.
The programme offers young environmental scientists from these countries the opportunity to obtain additional professional qualifications through a research fellowship in Germany for up to 12 months. Applications are made online. The best applicants will be chosen once a year. The research stay in Germany begins approximately six months after the selection interviews have taken place.
The DBU welcomes a wide range of topics in the environmental sciences and especially supports reseach stays in facilities that offer experience in step with actual practice. Some scholarship holders from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) use their reseach stay in Germany to continue work on their dissertation. The DBU welcomes partnerships between German and international university institutions.
Institutions that host international scholarship recipients include universities, companies from the environmental management, engineering and consulting sectors as well as ministries and other associations. The DBU provides approximately 60 research fellowshiops at German institutions annually for young scientists from the aforementioned countries. The amount of the scholarship is 1,250 € per month. In addition to financial support, health, accident and liability insurance is also provided.
The scholarship begins with a 3-4-week intensive German course in Osnabrück. The cost of the course will be financed by the DBU.Additional information on the course will be communicated after the successful accomplishment of theapplication process.


Thursday, 11 May 2017

EU Slovak Government Scholarships for Developing Countries, 2017-2018

The Government of the Slovak Republic each year awards scholarships for eligible developing countries’ students. These scholarships support full-time higher education study (Bachelor, Master and Postgraduate or Doctoral) conducted in the Slovak language in a chosen field.
The aim of the Government of the Slovak Republic Scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality.
The Government of the Slovak Republic each year awards scholarships for eligible developing countries’ students. It is the central body of the state administration of the Slovak Republic for elementary, secondary and higher education, educational facilities, lifelong learning, science and for the state’s support for sports and youth.
Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for full-time higher education study (Bachelor, Master and Postgraduate or Doctoral) conducted in the Slovak language in a chosen field of study according to the applicable system of study programmes at public universities in the SR.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded for Teacher Training and Education Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Business and Administration, Ecological and Environmental Sciences; Building Engineering, Manufacturing and Communication; Agriculture, Forestry, Veterinary, Water Resource Management, Medical Sciences, Dental Surgery, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Non-Medical Health Sciences (all subjects are not available to all countries).
Scholarship Award: Scholarships of the Government of the Slovak Republic will comprise the following items in the 2016/2017academic year:
For the first and second levels of university study: monthly scholarship: 280 €
one-time stipend upon the commencement of study in the SR:  35 €
one-time stipend upon the completion of study in the SR: 100 €
Scholarship holders also enjoy discounts provided to students in the SR by the relevant sector of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR.
For the third level of university study: monthly scholarship: 330 €
one-time stipend upon the commencement of study in the  SR:  35 €
one-time stipend upon the completion of study in the SR: 100 €
Scholarship holders also enjoy discounts provided to students in the SR by the relevant sector of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR.
For language and preparatory studies for all levels of university study:
monthly scholarship: 280 €
one-time stipend upon the commencement of study in the SR: €
The amount of the monthly scholarship may be adjusted in the event of a distinctive change in living standards in Slovakia between 2010 and 2016. Overview of fees in the course of study in the SR:
– dormitory accommodation: 46 – 79 €/month
– meals (7.00 €/day):  210 €/ month
Upon the commencement of studies, the following expenses must be covered:
-medical examination: Europe/Africa, Asia: 183 €/264 €
-interview related to entrance application procedure:  24 – 70 €
A similar situation applies upon the scholarship holder’s completion of studies due to increased costs related to
completion of degree work: approx. 33 €
Dissertation: approx. 50 €
translation and authentication of diploma: approx. 33 €
Incentive stipend – As of 1 September 2009, it shall be paid one year in arrears, (e.g., the stipend for excellent academic performance in the first year of study shall be paid in the 2nd year of study) as follows:
bonus for grade point average of  1.3: +   50 €/month
for PhD students for exams passed by the required deadline: + 170 €/year
Scholarships are provided for a specific period of time. In exceptional cases, the Commission of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR may pass decisions regarding changes of this period.  The Commission shall assess the reasons stated by the applicant in the written application and credibly confirmed by required documentation. Such decisions are final and may not be appealed. A scholarship that is revoked due to poor academic performance will not be provided to another applicant.
Scholarship can be taken in Slovak Republic
Eligibility:
A government scholarship may be awarded to a national of a partnering country as defined in Subsection (2) who a) has 1. temporary residence for the purpose of studies,10) 2. temporary residence as a third party national granted Slovak Living Abroad status,11) or 3. the right to stay on the territory of the Slovak Republic for a period in excess of three months,12)
A full-time student at a public university located in the Slovak Republic in one of the academic programs contained in the notice defined in Subsection 2 who demonstrates command of Slovak at the level required by the given public university, or 2. a participant in language education for the purposes of university studies (“language education”)
As of 1 September of the year in which the application for a government scholarship is submitted, 1. is at least 18 years of age and not more than 26 years of age with respect to language education for studies of a first-level or second-level academic program or an academic program combining first and second-levels or studies in such an academic program or 2. is at least 23 years of age and not more than 35 years of age with respect to language education for studies of a third-level academic program or studies in such an academic program.
Nationality: Students from developing countries can apply for these Slovak Government scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: A school leaving certificate or university degree. If an applicant attained their highest level of education outside of the Slovak Republic, authentication of the signatures and the stamp of the school issuing proof of education is required by the state authority issuing such record or the state authority at the school’s location responsible for such authentication unless an international treaty stipulates otherwise. A certified translation is required of any record confirming the highest level of attained education or a birth certificate completed in any language other than Slovak, Czech, English, French or Spanish; such certified translation may be completed into any of these languages. A record of the highest level of education attained must be added electronically by 31 August at the latest – only applicable to students in their last year of studies.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
How to apply: The mode of applying is online. If they have not got their account and log in information you have to register. Click at the home page on Registration and complete the registration form according assigned instructions, confirm by clicking on Register. After successfull registration, they will recieve a confirmation e-mail and a password which you need to log in to your account. Please fill in the application according to the instructions. Compulsory attachments must be added to the application. In the event that any of compulsory attachments will not be attached to the application the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sports of the SR will not accept this application and at the same time it will be automatically disqualified from the process of nomination for study.
Application Deadline: For the academic year 2017/2018 is possible to send application electronically by May 30, 2017.


Junior Professional Officer – Partnership

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is an alliance of over 230 national diabetesassociations with two million members in some 170 countries and territories. For over 50 years, IDF has been at the vanguard of global diabetes advocacy. IDF has a multinational staff of around 20 people at its Brussels Executive Office. IDF’s work relies on the contribution of a large number of expert volunteers and upon the commitment and expertise of our member associations.
The mission of the International Diabetes Federation is to promote diabetes care, prevention and a cure worldwide.
POSITION SUMMARY
For its Executive office in Brussels, IDF is looking to hire a Junior Professional Officer (JPO) who will support the Senior Partnership Manager in developing and implementing existing and new strategic partnerships, in collaboration with other key IDF departments.
Assignment: One year contract
Start date: ASAP
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
The JPO will undertake the following tasks and activities:
Carry out research and analyze partnership opportunities with corporate companies, foundations and other prospective organizations;
Contribute to the preparation and drafting of partnership proposals, grant applications, agreements and progress reports;
Assist with the production of key partnership materials;
Assist in the organization, management, monitoring of partnership activities;
Support in the preparation and logistics of specific meetings and events at key international congresses;
Provide further assistance to other IDF departments as necessary.
EXPERIENCE
Master’s degree in Business, Marketing, Social Sciences or related discipline;
A first professional experience in an international environment;
Experience or interest in fundraising will be an asset.
PROFILE 
Critical thinking and synthesis skills;
Diplomatic skills;
Highly organized and detail-oriented;
Excellent oral and written knowledge of English (additional languages are an asset);
Ability to work in multicultural and international environment;
Embracing IDF values, ethics, and beliefs. 
HOW TO APPLY
Interested and qualified candidates should send a curriculum vitae (no Europass CV please) and a cover letter to describe interest and relevance to the position to Ms Astrid Thielens (astrid.thielens@idf.org) by 15 June 2017. Please indicate the reference “Partnership JPO” in your email.


Wednesday, 10 May 2017

2018 Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) Scholarships for Foreign Undergraduate Students, Japan

Applications are open for Japanese Government Scholarships available for international students. Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate studies in Social Sciences and Humanities and Natural Sciences at Japanese universities.
Japanese Government Scholarship aim is to foster human resources who will become bridges of friendship between your country and Japan through study in Japan and who will contribute to the development of both countries and the wider world.
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: MEXT offers scholarships to international students who wish to study at Japanese universities as undergraduate students under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for 2018 as follows.
Applicants must either have completed 12 years of regular school education or have graduated from a school equivalent to an upper secondary school in Japan.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing an undergraduate degree at Japanese universities.
Study Subject: Those who wish to study in Japan as an undergraduate student must choose a field of study (major) from (1) or (2) below. Applicants may enter a first, second, and third choice
Social Sciences and Humanities Social Sciences and Humanities-A: 1. Law, 2. Politics, 3. Pedagogy, 4. Sociology, 5. Literature, 6. History, 7. Japanese language, 8. others. Social Sciences and Humanities-B: 1. Economics, 2. Business Administration. Note 1: Applicants who wish to major in fields other than those listed above (“others”) may have difficulties in finding universities that can accept them. Note 2: Any fields related to “Economics” and “Business Administration” in Humanities B are not included in “others.”
Natural Science s-A: Science (1. Mathematics, 2. Physics, 3. Chemistry), Electric and Electronic Studies (4. Electronics, 5. Electrical Engineering, 6. Information Engineering), Mechanical Studies (7. Mechanical Engineering, 8. Naval Architecture), Civil Engineering and Architecture (9. Civil Engineering, 10. Architecture, 11. Environmental Engineering), Chemical Studies (12. Applied Chemistry, 13. Chemical Engineering, 14. Industrial Chemistry, 15. Textile Engineering), other fields (16. Metallurgical Engineering, 17. Mining Engineering, 18. Maritime Engineering, 19. Biotechnology). Natural Sciences -B: Agricultural studies (1. Agriculture, 2. Agricultural Chemistry, 3. Agricultural Engineering, 4. Animal Science, 5. Veterinary Medicine, 6. Forestry, 7. Food Science, 8. Fisheries), Hygienic studies (9. Pharmacy, 10. Hygienics, 11. Nursing), and Science (12. Biology). Natural Science s-C: 1. Medicine, and 2. Dentistry
Note: A student who intends to major in Natural Sciences and would like to choose more than one major is required to choose and select first-, second-, and third-choice subjects from the subjects in parentheses from within the same course (i.e. Natural Sciences A, B or C). However, a student who selects Course C as his/her first choice may choose his/her second-choice subjects from Course B or C and thirdchoice subject from Course B as Course C offers only two subjects.
Scholarship Award: Scholarship includes:
Allowance: 117,000 yen per month. The scholarship is cancelled in principle if the recipient is absent from the university or preparatory Japanese-teaching institution for an extended period. In case that the recipient research in a designated region, 2,000 or 3,000 yen per month will be added. The monetary amount each year may be subject to change due to budgetary reasons. The scholarship will be also cancelled in principle in the following situations. If the recipient has been receiving the scholarship despite his/her falling under any of the following situations, the recipient will be ordered to return the amount of scholarship that he/she received during the period wherein he/she was involved with any of the following situations: The recipient is determined to have made a false statement on his/her application; The recipient violates any article of his/her pledge to MEXT; The recipient violates any Japanese laws and is sentenced to imprisonment with or without work for life or for a period of exceeding 1 year;  The recipient is subject to disciplinary action by the university, including expulsion(The scholarship payment may be stopped during the period up until punishment is decided by the university, etc.);  It has been determined that it will be impossible for the recipient to complete the course within the standard course period because of poor academic grades or suspension or leave of absence;  The recipient’s residence status has changed to one other than “College Student”? The recipient has received a scholarship from another institution (excluding those specified for research expenditures);  The recipient has proceeded to a higher level of education without receiving approval for an extension of the period of the scholarship.
Tuition and Other Fees: Fees for the entrance examination, matriculation, and tuition at universities will be paid by MEXT.
Travelling CostsTransportation to Japan: In principle, MEXT stipulates the travel schedule and route, and provides an economy-class airline ticket for the flight from the international airport closest to the recipient’s residence (in principle, the country of nationality) to Narita International Airport or to any other international airport on the normal route to the accepting university. The grantee shall bear at his/her own expense all costs related to domestic travel from the grantee’s residence to the nearest international airport, airport taxes, airport usage fees, special taxes necessary for travel, travel expenses within Japan (including airline transit costs), travel insurance expenses, etc. The grantee shall also bear at his/her own expense travel and lodging costs incurred in a third country if the grantee must travel to a third country before coming to Japan for visa purposes because there are no Japanese diplomatic missions in his/her country. In principle, MEXT will not provide the airline ticket in cases when the grantee arrives in Japan from a country other than the country of nationality because the grantee had moved to the country before the arrival in Japan. Transportation from Japan: Grantees shall graduate the accepting university and return to the home country by the end of the final month of the period of scholarship (Section 4 above) designated by MEXT. Based on the Application by the grantee, MEXT, in principle, shall provide an economy-class airline ticket from Narita International Airport or the international airport used for the normal route to and from the accepting university to the international airport (in principle, in the country of nationality) nearest to the returning recipient’s residence. The grantee shall bear at his/her own expense all costs related to travel from the grantee’s residence to the nearest international airport, airport taxes, airport usage fees, special taxes necessary for travel, travel expenses within the country of nationality (including airline transit costs), travel insurance expenses, etc.
Note 1: Should the grantee return to the home country before the end of the period of scholarship due to personal circumstances, or reasons 8. (1) ?~? above, MEXT will not pay for the return travel expenses
Note 2: If a grantee continues to stay in Japan after the scholarship period has ended, he/she will not be paid travel expenses to return to the home country for a temporary return.
Scholarship can be taken in Japan

Eligibility: The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) is now accepting applications from overseas students for study in Japan. The aim is to foster human resources who will become bridges of friendship between their country and Japan through study in Japan and who will contribute to the development of both countries and the wider world.
Nationality: Applicants must have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan. An applicant who has Japanese nationality at the time of application is not eligible. However, persons with dual nationality who hold Japanese nationality and whose place of residence at the time of application is outside of Japan are eligible to apply as long as they choose the nationality of the foreign country and give up their Japanese nationality by the date of their arrival in Japan. Applicant screening will be conducted at the Japanese diplomatic mission in the applicant’s country.
Academic Background: Applicants must either have completed 12 years of regular school education or have graduated from a school equivalent to an upper secondary school in Japan. (Applicants who will meet the above qualifications by March 2018 are eligible. Includes those wishing to enroll for direct placement in the fall term who are expected to graduate by the end of August 2017.) Applicants who satisfy the entrance requirements for a Japanese university are also eligible. (4) Japanese Language: Applicants must be willing to learn Japanese. Applicants must be interested in Japan and be willing to deepen their understanding of Japan after arriving in Japan. In addition, in principle, applicants must be willing to carry out their academic studies in Japan in Japanese.
 Health: Applicants must be free from any mental or physical disabilities that would impede the pursuit of study at Japanese universities.
 Arrival in Japan: In principle, applicants must be able to arrive in Japan between the 1st and ?th of April 2017. If an applicant is to enroll in his/her university from the fall semester through direct placement, he or she must be able to leave for and arrive in Japan by the date specified by the accepting university.
Visa Requirement: Applicants must acquire College Student (ryugaku) visas before entering Japan. They then enter Japan with the College Student (ryugaku) residence status. Please also note that those who change their visa status to one other than College Student after arrival in Japan will lose their qualification to be Japanese Government Scholarship recipients from the date when their visa status changes.
Others: While the applicant is studying in Japan, he/she shall contribute to mutual understanding between Japan and the home country by participating in activities at schools and communities with the aim of contributing to the internationalization of Japan. The applicant shall make efforts to promote relations between the home country and Japan by maintaining close relations with the university attended after graduation, cooperating with the conducting of surveys and questionnaires after the return home, and cooperating with all relevant projects and events conducted by Japanese diplomatic missions in the applicant’s home country.
Nationality: Students who have the nationality of a country which has diplomatic relations with the Japanese government can apply for this scholarship.
List of Countries: (Asia-Pacific: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam. North America: Canada and United States of America. Latin America and the Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentine, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Commonwealth of Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela. Europe: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Republic of Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan and Vatican. Middle East: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen and Palestinian Authority. Africa: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, Chad, Comoros, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabonese Republic, Gambia, Ghana, Republic of Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Zambia, Uganda and Zimbabwe)

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must either have completed 12 years of regular school education or have graduated from a school equivalent to an upper secondary school in Japan. (Applicants who will meet the above qualifications by March 2018 are eligible.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Japan Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants will need to submit:
Application Form (a prescribed form)
Placement Preference Form
Academic transcript for the past 3 years
Graduation certificate from the last school attended (or certificate of expected graduation for an applicant due to graduate) transcript issued either by alma master or by applicants’ national government
Recommendation from the principal or the adviser of the last school attended
Medical certificate
Certificate of enrollment (for an applicant currently enrolled in a university) if applicable
Certificate of passage of university entrance qualification examination (if applicable)
Application Deadline: The deadline of the applications differs according to the country. Please contact with Japanese embassy or consulate general in your country.

Scholarship Link