CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: JENESYS 2016 Economics Batch 7 – Energy

IMPORTANT REMINDER:

  • Please carefully read the instructions on how to apply. The NYC will not be responsible for lost applications or applications sent to the wrong email address.

The Japanese Government, through the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE) and the Japan Information and Cultural Center (JICC) of the Japanese Embassy in Manila, and in partnership with the National Youth Commission, is implementing the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths Program 2016 (JENESYS 2016 Economics) Batch 7, which aims to promote a global understanding of Japan’s economics, society, politics and foreign affairs, and to further deepen mutual understanding among the youth of Japan, ASEAN, Timor Leste, and India.

The program is scheduled on February 27 – March 7, 2017 in various cities of Japan. NYC will be nominating 11 students and 10 working youth.

Qualifications of Student Delegates:

  • Filipino citizen, single, 18-30 years old
  • Philippine passport holders (valid until September 8, 2017)
  • Mentally and physical fit to travel
  • Currently-enrolled vocational, college, masteral, or PhD students
  • With educational background in any of the following: economics, energy, engineering (electrical and communication, renewable energy), physics, technology, and other related courses
  • Can communicate in English
  • Be able to attend the pre-departure briefing on February 26, 2017 at the NYC head office and the program proper on Febraury 27 – March 7, 2017

Qualifications of Working Youth:

  • Filipino citizen, 30-35 years old
  • Philippine passport holders (valid until August 8, 2017)
  • Mentally and physical fit to travel
  • Works in academic institutions or government agencies and non-government agencies with job description related to economics, energy, engineering (electrical and communication, renewable energy), physics, technology and other related industries
  • Can communicate in English
  • Be able to attend the pre-departure briefing on February 26, 2017 at the NYC head office and the program proper on February 27 – March 7, 2017

Requirements:

  • Accomplished NYC Application Form
  • Accomplished JENESYS 2016 Batch 7 Economics Application Form
  • An essay (not less than 500 words) about the applicant’s educational background and how being part of the program will help his/her studies or chosen career path
  • Copy of Official School Registration Form Certification from Dean or College
  • Secretary that the applicant is a bona fide student
  • Employment Certificate (for working youth)
  • Copy of valid passport

Expenses:

  • Delegates will shoulder their travel expenses from their residence (province) to NAIA and back as well as their accommodation in Manila during the pre-departure briefing.
  • The organizer will shoulder the delegates’ international airfare (Manila-Tokyo-Manila) and travel tax/terminal fee as well as their food, accommodation and local transportation in Japan.

The following are automatically disqualified:

  • Participants of NYC-coordinated international programs from December 8, 2014 – present whose airfare, meals, and accommodation were paid by the organizer; and
  • Participants of NYC-coordinated international programs from December 8, 2015 – present whose airfare was shouldered by the participants and whose accommodation and meals were paid by the organizer.
    JENESYS, KIZUNA and SSEAYP Alumni
  • Alumni of all Japanese Government-sponsored scholarship, conference or cultural exchange or training programs
  • Applicants who have been to Japan, whether as a student, tourist or an OFW, and stayed in Japan for three months or more

How to apply:

  • FOR ONLINE APPLICATIONS: Submit documents to nyc.jenesyspilipinas@gmail.com (with Subject Heading: APPLICATION FOR JENESYS 2016: ECONOMICS BATCH 7). Do not send application documents in .zip or .rar file.
  • FOR PERSONAL APPLICATIONS: Submit your documents to NATIONAL YOUTH COMMISSION, THE INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS UNIT, 3rd Floor West Insula Building, West Avenue, Quezon City, 1105.
  • FOR SUBMISSION THRU COURIER: Send your documents to: NATIONAL YOUTH COMMISSION, THE INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS UNIT, 3rd Floor West Insula Building, West Avenue, Quezon City, 1105.
  • Applicants are advised to strictly follow the instructions for submission. The NYC will not be responsible for application documents which will be lost or sent to wrong e-mail addresses.
  • Deadline for submission is January 9, 2017.

Inquiries:

  • Please send all queries to nyc.jenesyspilipinas@gmail.com with subject heading “Query: JENESYS 2016: ECONOMICS BATCH 7”.
  • Please get in touch with the NYC International Programs Secretariat through Ms Sarah Grutas or Mr. Mark Fernandez at telephone numbers (02) 4162833.
  • The NYC reserves the right not to respond to questions whose answers are already stated in this briefer or in the application form.

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