Friday, March 15, 2013

JAPANESE GOVERNMENT (MONBUKAGAKUSHO: MEXT) SCHOLARSHIP: Academic Year 2013-2014 YOUNG LEADERS’ PROGRAM (YLP) in HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION

JAPANESE GOVERNMENT (MONBUKAGAKUSHO: MEXT) SCHOLARSHIP: Academic Year 2013-2014  YOUNG LEADERS’ PROGRAM (YLP) in HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION 

JAPANESE GOVERNMENT (MONBUKAGAKUSHO: MEXT) SCHOLARSHIP: Academic Year 2013-2014  YOUNG LEADERS’ PROGRAM (YLP) in HEA L T H C A R E ADMINISTRATION
JAPANESE GOVERNMENT
1. Objectives 
The Young Leaders' Program (YLP) aims tocontribute to the fostering of future national leaders in Asian, East European and other countries. In addition, while deepening the participants' understanding about Japan, it should help form a network among national leaders, contributing to the establishment of friendly relationships and improved policy planning activities among Asian and other countries, including Japan. The YLP is one of the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT*) Scholarship Student programs
*MEXT= The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology 

2. Eligible Countries and Participants 
Participants are selected from the countries listed below. They should be young public administrators in healthcare and allied sector who are expected to play active roles as future national leaders in their respective countries.  Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Poland, Romania, Thailand, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam (14Countries, alphabetical order) 

3 . Host University 
Department of Young Leaders’ Program, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University 

4 . Expected number of students
10  Students 

5. Recruitment and Selection 
(1) Recruitment 
The recruitment will be conducted through recommending authorities in the respective countries . Please contact the Japanese embassy in your country for further information. 
(2) Screening Procedure 
①First screening by the recommending authorities. 
② Second screening: Screening of Application documents by host university 
③Third screening: Interview of candidates conducted by faculty member of host university 
④Primary selection based on total scores of Second and Third screenings along with comments of interviewer . 
⑤Final Selection done by YLP committee established by MEXT. 

JAPANESE GOVERNMENT (MONBUKAGAKUSHO: MEXT) SCHOLARSHIP: Academic Year 2013-2014  YOUNG LEADERS’ PROGRAM (YLP) in HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION 

6 . P r o g ra m Ou t l in e (Refer to the "Curriculum Guidelines" on page 6) 
(1) Basic Concepts 
The curriculum is suitable for rearing national leaders in each field, seeking to take advantage of Japan's experiences of  exchanges with both Western and Asian countries, and establish a human network through various activities such as special lectures and internships. 
(2) Duration and Degree Conferred 
Course duration is principally one year, resulting in the conferring of Master of Science in Health Care Administration by Nagoya University , Graduate School of Medicine . 
(3) Medium of instruction 
All lectures and academic activities including internship and field strips are conducted in English

7 . Commencement of the Program 
October 2013

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