CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: JENESYS Batch 9 – Economic Partnerships, Trade and Investment

IMPORTANT REMINDER:

  • There are two ongoing JENESYS Calls for Application.
  • 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 addresses.
  • Do not submit application documents in .zip or .rar file.

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 (JENESYS Economics) Batch 9, 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 May 16 – 23, 2017 in various cities of Japan. NYC will be nominating 7 students and 7 working youth.

Qualifications of Student Delegates:

  • Filipino citizen, single, 18-30 years old
  • Philippine passport holders (valid until October 25, 2017)
  • Mentally and physical fit to travel
  • Currently-enrolled vocational, college, masteral, or PhD students
  • With educational background in any of the following: economics, finance, accountancy, business and other related courses
  • Can communicate in English
  • Be able to attend the pre-departure briefing (tentative date: May 15) at the NYC head office and the program proper on May 16-23, 2017

Qualifications of Working Youth:

  • Filipino citizen, 30-35 years old
  • Philippine passport holders (valid until October 25, 2017)
  • Mentally and physical fit to travel
  • Works in academic institutions or government agencies and non-government agencies with job description related to economics, finance, accountancy, business and other related industries
  • Can communicate in English
  • Be able to attend the pre-departure briefing (tentative date: May 15) at the NYC head office and the program proper on May 16-23, 2017

Requirements:

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 March 13, 2015 – present whose airfare, meals, and accommodation were paid by the organizer; and
  • Participants of NYC-coordinated international programs from March 13, 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 smd.internationalprograms@gmail.com (with Subject Heading: APPLICATION
  • FOR JENESYS 2016: ECONOMICS BATCH 9). 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 March 28, 2017.

Inquiries:

  • Please send all queries to smd.internationalprograms@gmail.com with subject heading “Query: JENESYS 2016: ECONOMICS BATCH 9”.
  • 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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