The Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of General Administration, the Embassy of Japan, and JICA in Nepal on 10th September launched the opening of applications for “The Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) 2015 (AY2016-2017)”.
According a press release of Japanese Embassy, JDS applications for 2015 are now open for young, highly capable, Nepali gazette officials.
The objective of the JDS project is to support human resource development in countries that are partners of Japan Grand Aid, through providing the opportunity to young, highly capable government officials to obtain a Master’s Degree. These officials are expected to engage in formulating and implementing social and economic development plans and become leaders in their countries.
Under the JDS project, JDS fellows, as persons having well-rounded knowledge of Japan, shall contribute to an expanded and enhanced foundation for bilateral relations between their country and Japan.
With careful selections in Nepal, a maximum of 20 successful candidates from the 14 target organizations will be selected by early March, 2016 and will be dispatched to Japan in August, 2016 as the First Batch of JDS Fellows from Nepal.
A JDS Explanatory Meeting/Seminar will be held between each target organization and the Ministry of Finance from the middle of September.
According to press release, Information about the Explanatory Meeting/Seminar will be distributed in each target organization, and through the JDS website. "The Embassy of Japan and JICA in Nepal welcome applications from young, passionate Nepali gazette officials. The application deadline is 30th October, 2015 and applications should be submitted to the department in charge of the JDS Project in each target organization. For further information, please visit http://jds-scholarship.org/