Young Leader's Program (YLP)

Young Leader’s Program (YLP)
 
1. Objectives
The Young Leaders' Program (YLP) is one of the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Programs commenced in 2001. YLP aims to contribute to cultivating future national leaders in Asian and other countries, moreover, establishing friendly relationship among various countries, and improving policy planning activities by forming a network among national leaders through deepening their understanding of Japan.
 
2. Eligible participants
Young public administrators who are expected to play active roles as future national leaders in Cambodia have an eligibility to apply for the YLP program.
 
3. Courses and host universities
There are five courses in the YLP Program (Government, Local Governance, Business Administration, Law, and Healthcare Administration). All courses commence in September or October, and offer a one-year master’s program conducted in English. Students who complete the course are awarded a Master’s Degree. The host universities of the courses are as follows:
Courses Host universities Number of
accepted
students
per year in the world
Eligible participants
(Professional experience*)
School of
Government
National Graduate
Institute for Policy
Studies (GRIPS)
http://www.grips.ac.jp/en/
20 Those who have at least 3 years of full-time work experience in public administration (preferably 5 years or more)
School of Local
Governance
National Graduate
Institute for Policy
Studies (GRIPS)
http://www.grips.ac.jp/en/
10 Those who have at least 3 years of full-time work experience in public administration (preferably 5 years or more)
Business
Administration
Hitotsubashi
University
http://www.ics.hub.hit-u.ac.jp/
15 Public officials who have at least 3 years of fulltime work experience
Law Kyushu University
http://www.law.kyushu-u.ac.jp/programsinenglish/
15 Those who have at least 4 years of work experience in government department
Healthcare
Administration
Nagoya University
https://www.med.nagoya-u.ac.jp/medical_E/laboratory/basic-med/social-science/ylp/
10 Those who have at least 2 years of full time working experience (preferably 5 years or more) in healthcare fields in public sector at government department
* Please find more details about eligibility of applicants from the application guidelines of each course.
 
4. Recruitment
  • Each recommended institution listed below conducts the recruitment, selection, and recommendation of the candidates to the Embassy.
  • The Embassy does not accept any application which candidates submit directly to the Embassy.
  • Regarding the schedule and process at each recommended institution, please ask each institution.
  • The Embassy may not accept the recommendation to the candidates who do not submit all the necessary documents.
Recommended institutions Applicable programs
Council of Ministers
  • School of Government
  • Business Administration
  • Law
Council for the Development of Cambodia
  • School of Government
  • Business Administration
  • Law
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
  • School of Government
Ministry of Economy and Finance
  • School of Government
  • Law
Ministry of Interior
  • School of Local Governance
Ministry of Commerce
  • Law
Ministry of Health
  • Healthcare Administration
 
5. Application guidelines and designated forms for application
(1) School of Government
Application guideline
Application form
Essay questions
Certificate of health
Recommendation form
 
(2) School of Local Governance
Application guideline
Application form
Essay questions
Certificate of health
Recommendation form
 
(3) Business Administration
Application guideline
Application form
Essay questions
Certificate of health
Recommendation form
 
(4) Law
Application guideline
Application form
Essay questions
Certificate of health
Recommendation form
 
(5) Healthcare Administration
Application guideline
Application form
Certificate of health
Recommendation form
 
For more details
Outline of Young Leaders’ Program