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University Scholarships:

1 : How to apply

2 : Application Form

3 : Required Documents

4 : Available Programs

5 : Eligibility Requirements

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How to apply?

Procedure

1- Your application, containing following, should be reached to the Association of Iran's Japan Alumni (AIJA) before January 21, 2010 .

a- Filled out "Application Form".

b- University Graduation Certificate(s) or Certificate of Scheduled

     Graduation.  

c-  Academic Transcripts.

d- Documents Proving English Proficiency.

e- Passport Copy.

f-  Photographs x 3.

     Note: 1- For details, please refer to “Required Documents”.

                2- At this stage, do not send any originals.  

 

2- Documents are subject to preliminary screening by AIJA.

3- Successful Applicants would be requested to fill out some complementary forms and submit them along ORIGINALS mentioned in  "Required Documents".

4- Package would be delivered to concerned organizations in Japan for final screening.

5- Successful applicants would be notified later.  

 

 

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Application Form

Appropriate scholarships will be allocated to successful applicants who submit this form in addition to their regular application documents. Applicants who are selected will be recommended to the appropriate scholarship organizations. Final decisions regarding scholarship awards will be made by the scholarship organization concerned.

Please read the requirements for each scholarship and indicate your response for each. If no box is checked for a scholarship, we will not consider you for that scholarship.

   

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Required Documents

1-  Application Form

This must be completed entirely in English. Please write your name and date of birth exactly as they appear on your passport.  

 

2-  University Graduation Certificate(s) or Certificate of Scheduled Graduation

Proof of graduation from every university attended. If you are currently attending a university degree program, you must submit proof that the program will be completed prior to fall 2010.  

 

3-  Academic Transcripts

Applicants must submit a transcript of grades for all university study to date.  

 

4-     Documents Proving English Proficiency

Applicants must submit one of the following. The results are valid for 2 years from the test date. Expired scores will not be accepted. A score by 600 or above on paper based TOEFL, 100 on Internet Based TOEFL, 880 on TOEIC or 7.0 on IELTS.  

 

5-  A Letter of Recommendation

Must be written by a university instructor who knows you well enough to write the recommendation. Letter must be written in English. If the letter is written in another language, please attach an English translation.  

 

6-  Passport Copy

Applicants must submit a copy of their valid passport, showing their photo, name, passport number and date of expiration.  

 

7-  Photograph x 3 (Identical)

Applicants must submit 3 identical passport-style photographs taken within the last three months, showing a front view above chest level with a plain background. No cap or hat allowed. The photograph size must be 3 x 4 cm. Photographs may be in color or black and white. Please write your name and nationality in English on the back of each photograph.  

 

8-  Certificate of Employment, Required for MBA Applicants ONLY

Certificate of employment issued by your current employer or a letter authorized by your former place of work that shows the period of employment and a simple description of your duties. These certificates or letters should also show the name and contact information of the employer.

   

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Available Programs

(Master’s Degree in Science or Business Administration)

               Please choose ONLY one program below

A) International Priority Graduate Placement Programs (PGP)

1- Japan-Germany Dual Master’s Degree Program in International Material Flow         Management (IMAT)

2- Comparative Institution Design for Transition Economy and Business  Management (CID)

3- Innovation and Technology Management

B) Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Programs (JJ/WBGSP)

4- Development Economics (DE)

5- Environmental Policy and Administration (EPA)

6- International Public Administration

7- Tourism Policy and Administration (TPA)

8- Public Health Management (PHM)

C) Other Programs

9- Asia Pacific Studies

10- Contemporary Japan Studies

11- Finance (MBA)

12- International Business and Marketing (MBA)

 

 

Description of some of  the programs

A) International Priority Graduate Placement Programs (PGP)

1- Japan-Germany Dual Master’s Degree Program in International Material Flow Management (IMAT)

The IMAT Program is a joint degree program with the institute for applied material flow management (IfaS) of the University of Applied Science, Trier in Germany. It features multidisciplinary study courses aiming at education young professional in "green business opportunities" through system efficiency. It facilitates new and innovative business and technology management strategies through a combination of engineering, economics and environmental sciences. The first year of the program is held at APU, and the second is held at IfaS.

Degree awarded: Master of Science in International Cooperation Policy from APU and Master of Engineering in International Material Flow Management from IfaS.

2- Comparative Institution Design for Transition Economy and Business Management (CID)

The Transition Economy Program aims to develop global leaders who can design systems that lead to corporate reform and that promote and create independent, sustainable and innovative new industries that make the most of the individual cultures and environments of developing countries.

Degree awarded: Master of Business Administration.

3- Innovation and Technology Management

In this program students will obtain general and systematic management knowledge and skills as well as specialist skills related to innovation and technology management. This program will foster international human resources who can fulfill roles required by corporations for innovation and technology management, as well as proactively respond to the international human resources needs and social demands of today.

Degree awarded: Master of Business Administration.

 B) Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Prog rams (JJ/WBGSP)

4- Development Economics (DE)

This program addresses economic and financial issues that arise in international development projects. From policy formation to implementation, the program stresses the importance of designing consistent and successful projects.

Degree awarded: Master of Science in International Cooperation Policy.

5- Environmental Policy and Administration (EPA)

This program explores various policies and methods for managing the diverse urban and natural environments of the Asia Pacific region, with sustainable development held as the main objective.

Degree awarded: Master of Science in International Cooperation Policy.

6- International Public Administration

This program addresses structures for administering multilateral international issues, cooperative initiatives and methods of conflict resolution. The Asia Pacific experience of international reorganization and its role in international cooperation are also analyzed.

Degree awarded: Master of Science in International Cooperation Policy.

7- Tourism Policy and Administration (TPA)

This Program examines the political, economic, social and environmental background of tourism policies in the Asia Pacific. New policies and potential methods of implementation are considered.

Degree awarded: Master of Science in International Cooperation Policy.

8- Public Health Management (PHM)

This program aims to educate students in finding practical solution to public health programs, specifically those occurring in the Asia Pacific Region.

Degree awarded: Master of Science in International Cooperation Policy (Public Health Management)  

 

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Eligibility Requirements

 

Eligibility Requirements for All External Scholarship Applicants

1 – Major field of study

The program chosen should be related to the field that the applicant studied at the previous university, or related to the applicant’s professional experience.

 

 

2- Academic Background

Any person who has completed the 16th year of formal education, or is scheduled to complete it by September 2010 is eligible to apply.  

 

3- English language ability

Excellent English language ability is required. (A score of 600 or above on paper based TOEFL, 100 on Internet Based TOEFL, 880 on TOEIC or 7.0 on IELTS. Those who can certify that they had been educated in English only for at least 6 years in high school or above are exempted from this requirement. Japanese language ability is not required.)  

 

4- Academic Ability

Exceptional academic ability (an Accumulative GPA of 3.6 out of 4 or equivalent, from a reputed and accredited university.)  

 

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