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The 2023-2025 Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship in Japan

1. The Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship

  • The Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship by Japanese Grant Aid (JDS) was created to support human resource development in Japanese grant aid recipient countries. The JDS project targets the highly capable young officials (mainly government) who are expected to engage in implementing social and economic development plans as a future leader.

2. Quantity: 45 (Refer to this for detailed quantity of each study field)

3. Course level: Master's. 

4. Field of study: Pulic policy, sustainable development, disaster risk reduction and environmental management (Refer to this for details of study field)

5. Scholarship period: 02 years

6. Conditions of applicants: Refer to Section 2 of this for details. 

7. Documents and procedures for application:

  • Documents for application could be found at here.
  • Applicants submit the application documents directly or via the postal as the following address:
               Trung tâm Hợp tác Quốc tế Nhật Bản (JICE)
               Văn phòng Dự án học bổng JDS tại Việt Nam
               Adress: Tầng 3, tòa nhà Việt - Nhật (VJCC)
               Trường Đại học Ngoại Thương, 91 Chùa Láng, Đống Đa, Hà Nội.
               M: 024 3934 7711/12                 Email:
  • Before submitting the physical documents, applicants must apply these documents online at the online system of International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Education and Training at: Contact to this email for any support.
  • Deadline for application: Before 17:00 27/02/2023

8. Scholarship Inclusions

  • Full tuition fees
  • Monthly allowances
  • One roundtrip airfare between Japan and Vietnam
  • Other designated allowances (e.g. field trip, etc.)
  • Visa fee
  • TOEFL ITP and health checked organised by JICE
  • Transportation and accommodation fee for applicants when joining qualifiers and orientation (after passing the scholarships)

The details of admission procedures and guidelines for filling the application forms could be found at here.