Introduction to the 2024 Young Leaders’ Program

Welcome to the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship Young Leaders’ Program (YLP) – an exceptional opportunity for young leaders worldwide!

The YLP is created by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) to support future leaders who want to impact different areas positively.

Scholars will receive comprehensive academic and leadership training during the program to become experts in their chosen fields. They will study at top Japanese universities, attend specialized seminars, and learn from different perspectives.

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Besides academics, the YLP encourages cultural exchange and social involvement. Scholars will get the chance to interact with local communities, learn about Japanese traditions, and build lasting friendships with people from diverse backgrounds.

Join the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship Young Leaders’ Program and open doors to a brighter future for yourself and your country. Welcome to Japan – where dreams become possible!

Friendly Advice by the Philippine Scholar Editorial Team

To all aspiring applicants for the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship Young Leaders’ Program (YLP), here’s some friendly advice to help you succeed in your application:

Start Early: Begin your preparation well in advance. Research the program requirements, application process, and deadlines. Give yourself ample time to gather all necessary documents and materials.

Showcase Your Leadership Potential: The YLP seeks young leaders with a solid commitment to positively impacting their respective fields and home countries. Highlight your leadership experiences, initiatives, and any contributions you’ve made to your community.

Focus on Academic Excellence: Academic achievements are essential for this scholarship. Maintain a high GPA and ensure your academic records stand out. Present any awards, honors, or research projects demonstrating your academic potential.

Craft a Compelling Personal Statement: Your statement is a crucial aspect of the application. Be sincere, authentic, and passionate about your goals and aspirations. Clearly articulate how the YLP can help you achieve them.

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Choose Your Field of Study Wisely: Select a field that aligns with your interests, expertise, and future career goals. Demonstrate how your chosen field will contribute to the development of your country.

Embrace Diversity: The YLP aims to bring together scholars from diverse backgrounds. Emphasize your cross-cultural experiences, language proficiency, and willingness to engage with people from different cultures.

Obtain Strong Recommendations: Seek recommendation letters from individuals who know you well and can speak to your academic abilities, leadership qualities, and character.

Prepare for Interviews: If shortlisted, be prepared for an interview. Research Japanese culture, society, and the program thoroughly. Practice answering potential interview questions with confidence and poise.

Be True to Yourself: Avoid exaggerating or fabricating information in your application. Be genuine and showcase the unique qualities that make you a deserving candidate for the YLP.

Persevere and Stay Positive: The application process can be competitive, and not everyone will be selected. If you face setbacks, don’t be discouraged. Learn from the experience and consider applying again in the future.

Put your best foot forward, believe in yourself, and embrace this chance to become a global leader. Good luck on your journey!

(MONBUKAGAKUSHO: MEXT)Scholarship Young Leaders’ Program (YLP)

Benefits of the 2024 Young Leaders’ Program

Scholars may enjoy a scholarship package that includes the following:

  1. Monthly Allowance: JPY 242,000: Php 94,380.
  2. Traveling Costs: Travelling to and from Japan
  3. Education Fees- (Entrance examination, enrollment, and tuition)
  4. Accommodations- (Arranged and provided by respective universities)

Qualification for the 2024 Young Leaders’ 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 2-5 years of work experience (varies depending on the course)

Courses offered

1. Business Administration

Recommending Authorities:

Junior Chamber International Philippines
#14 Don A. Roces Avenue, Quezon City
E-mail: nom@philjaycees.com
Tel. No. 8374-4138

Management Association of the Philippines
Unit 608, 6th Floor, Tower One, Ayala Triangle
Ayala Avenue, 1226 Makati City
E-mail: map@map.org.phmapsecretariat@map.org.ph
Tel. No. 7751-1152
Fax: 7751-1154

2. Law

Recommending Authorities:

UP – College of Law
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City
E-mail: uplawdean.upd@up.edu.ph
Tel. No. 8920-5514 local 415; 8927-0518
Ateneo De Manila Law School
#20 Rockwell Drive, Rockwell Center, Makati City
E-mail: glsi.law@ateneo.edu
Tel No. 8899-7691 to 96;
8729-2000 local 2304, 2305 to 2307

3. School Of Government

Recommending Authority:

Civil Service Commission
IBP Road, Constitution Hills, Batasang Pambansa Complex,
Diliman, Quezon City 1126
Tel. Nos. 8951-4724, 8951-2574, 8931-4182, 8931-7971

4. School Of Local Governance

Recommending Authorities:

Civil Service Commission
IBP Road, Constitution Hills, Batasang Pambansa Complex,
Diliman, Quezon City 1126
Tel. Nos. 8951-4724, 8951-2574, 8931-4182, 8931-7971
UP – National College of Public Administration and Governance
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. No. 8981-8500 local 4176; 8928-3861
Fax: 8926-1432
Department of Interior and Local Government
EDSA cor. Quezon Avenue, Quezon City 1104
Tel. No. 8876-3454 Loc. 2601; 2602; 2603

How to Apply

All YLP applications must be coursed through the specific recommending authorities for each course.

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

Please direct all application inquiries to the recommending authority.

  • To obtain information about the host university, please access the URL listed in the APPLICATION GUIDELINES .
  • All application documents must be submitted to the corresponding Recommending authorities. For courses with more than one recommending authority, applicants must choose only one (1) recommending authority to submit their documents to.
  • For the certificate of health, the health tests can be done in any medical institution. Please make sure that the certificate is completely filled-up before submitting your application.
  • For recommendation letters, letters with a wet signature are highly appreciated. Scanned letters or those with an e-signature have to be notarized or certified as true copies.

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Source:  Embassy of Japan in the Philippines

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