Master's Degree Scholarship in Japan For Gazetted Officer


2018-08-13 - 2018-09-25

Masters level scholarships



The Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship by Japanese Grant Aid (JDS) in Nepal announces the opening of application for the 4th batch. 

JDS is now inviting potential applicants (Government Officials) in Nepal who understand its aims and are interested in 2 year master degree program at Japanese accepting universities for the academic year 2019-2020. 

How to apply
Applicant Eligibility
  • Between the age of 25 and 40 as of  April 1st, 2019.
  • Currently employed in the Target Organization as Gazette Official, and has 3 years or more of work experience, at the time of application.
  • Has a Bachelor's Degree. (Bachelor of Law is required for Kyushu University)
  • Have a good command of both written and spoken English (IELTS 5.5 with no sub-band under 5.0/ TOEFL score of 500 or higher is  preferred)
  • Has not been awarded by any foreign government scholarship for Master's degree in a foreign country. 
  • Military personal registered on the active list or person on alternative military service cannot apply for JDS. 
Explanatory Seminars 

Kathmandu are scheduled to provide more detailed information on JDS Project and how to prepare application documents for prospective applicants as follows:

Explanatory Seminar: 16th August, 29th August and 11th September in Kathmandu 

  • 16th August (Thursday), 11:00-12:30 / 15:00-16:30 (Registration start 10:00 / 14:30) Venue: 3F Subarna Hall in Ministry of Finance
  • 29th August (Wednesday), 11:00-12:30 / 15:00-16:30 (Registration start 10:00 / 14:30) Venue: Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration
  • 11th September (Tuesday), 11:00-12:30 (Registration start 10:00) Venue: 3F Subarna Hall in Ministry of Finance

Application for deadline: 25th September, 2018

For further information, visit to http://jds-scholarship.org 

Email: [email protected]

JICE JDS Project Office in Nepal

Ground floor, Trade Tower, Thapathali, Kathmandu,

Contact No: 9860-999916, 9861- 345474

Office Hour: 9:00 to 13:00 / 14:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday