Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Young Leaders Programme (YLP) (Deadline: 18 Dec. 2020)

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Fields of Study:

The following courses conducted in English language in Japan:

Master of Business Administration;
Master of Law;
Master in Public Administration or Master in Public Policy ( School of Government );
Master in Public Administration or Master in Public Policy ( School of Local Government ) Master of Healthcare Administration.

Eligibility:

  • Malaysian citizens with degrees;
  • For Business Administration Course, applicants must:-
    • be below 40 years old as of 1st September 2021;
    • have good command of English language (minimum TOEFL score of 600/ TOEFL-CBT score of 250 or equivalent) with GMAT score result; and
    • have at least 3 years’ working experience.
  • For the other 4 courses, applicants must:-
    • be below 40 years old as of 1st October 2021;
    • have good command of English language (minimum TOEFL score of 550/ TOEFL-iBT score of 80/IETS 6.0 or equivalent); and
    • have at least 3 years’ working experience in government offices (for Health Administration Course, working experience in Ministry of Health Malaysia) (for Law Course, at least 4 years’ working experience including experience of handling law-related affairs in Malaysia).

Duration of Study:

1 year.

Value of Award:

  • A monthly allowance of approximately 242,000 yen (subject to change);
  • Fees for entrance examination, matriculation and tuition at the universities will be exempted;
  • A round-trip air-ticket

Application & Enquiries

Application has to be made through the following recommending authorities:

  • For Business Administration Course – National Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Malaysia. Tel 03-6204-9811 or email to annie@nccim.org.my (Ms. Annie William);
  • For Health Administration course – Ministry of Health Malaysia at 03-88906050/03-88831108 or email to drnorsyamimi@moh.gov.my (Dr. Norsyamimi)/ anisa@moh.gov.my (Dr. Anisah);
  • For the other 3 courses – Public Service Department of Malaysia. Tel: 03-8885-3053 or email: ldp@jpa.gov.my (Mr. Kamarul);
  • For Law Course, application from non-government organisations can also be made through Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia .Tel: 03-6196 4226 or email: ramizah@iium.edu.my (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ramizah Wan Muhammad).

For further details, please contact the Japan Information Service, Embassy of Japan at 03-2177-2600 ext. 146 or visit https://www.my.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/youngleaders.html. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview the following year.

 

Written by:
Ms Wee Hui Bieh, AFMSA, Dec. 2020

Information Source:
Embassy of Japan, Kuala Lumpur Website

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