The Government of Japan offers a variety of scholarship programmes to Bruneian youths, including postgraduate research and technology studies courses. This year, four students will travel to Japan to embark on their studies on April 1.
Andree Asmara bin Hj Abidin will study Special Needs Education at Hiroshima University as a Masters student under AYF (Asian Youth Fellowship) Programme.
Ms Chaw Li Ling will study Medical Science at Tohoku University as a Masters student and Ms Tan Caillie will study at Department of Economics System at Kyushu University, after studying Japanese language for six months.
Nur Amalina Nadila binti Ibrahim will take a three-year course at Oita National College of Technology after taking one-year intensive Japanese language course at Tokyo Japanese Education Centre.
For those interested in the Japanese Government Scholarship Programmes, application forms for the year 2010 scholarships (postgraduate research courses, undergraduate courses, college of technology and professional training college) will be available from mid-April 2009.
The application period is from April to the middle of June and successful applicants will depart for Japan in April 2010.