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50 full scholarships for doctoral and master courses in Japan for Vietnamese officials and civil servants

TTH.VN - The Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship in Vietnam (JDS) has officially been opened for applications for 2024 admission, intended for Vietnamese officials and civil servants who are expected to contribute to Vietnam's socio-economic development.

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45 best candidates are expected to be selected for master courses, and 5 best candidates are expected to be selected for doctoral courses and receive full scholarships for the 2024 admission in Japan, including tuition fee, air ticket between Viet Nam and Japan (round trip), monthly scholarship, and other allowance. This is a cooperation program between the Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam, the Embassy of Japan in Vietnam, and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

JDS is a scholarship using non-refundable aid from the Japanese Government, which has been continuously deployed in Vietnam since 2000, with 806 master's scholarships and 21 doctoral scholarships granted for Vietnam.

According to the JDS Program Framework for the period of 2021 - 2024, JDS will provide scholarships to study master courses in English for two years, and doctoral courses in English or Japanese for three years in the components, including: Economics, Transportation/Urban Development, Energy, Human Resource Development for Industrial Development, Health Care/Social Security, Agriculture and Rural Development, Environment, Responding to the Threats of Climate Change Disaster and Environmental Destruction, Strengthening of the Legal System and Strengthening of the Administrative Capacity, etc., at Japan's leading universities.

In 2024, the deadline for applications is 17:00 on February 20, 2024 for master course and 17:00 on March 11, 2024 for doctoral course.

The 45 best candidates for master courses and the 5 best candidates for doctoral courses will be selected at the end of May 2024, and depart for Japan to participate in the courses in August 2024.

The conference schedule and information about the JDS scholarship will be posted on the website and fanpage of the JDS Program.

For more detailed information and application submissions, Vietnamese candidates can contact the JDS Project Office in Vietnam or look up the Program's official website/fanpage: Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE); JDS Project Office in Vietnam; Email:; JDS Zalo: 0913 238 852; JDS Website:; and JDS Page:

According to VNA
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