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Parañaque City Mayor Florencio Bernabe, Jr. (second from left) is awarded a water-themed painting by Artist Ivan Acuña; the MWSI Special Partnership Award; and a plaque of recognition from Maynilad officials (from left) President and CEO Victorico P. Vargas, Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan, Chief Operations Officer Herbert M. Consunji and Chief Finance Officer Randolph T. Estrellado during the 5th Anniversary Celebrations of the Maynilad Water Services Inc. which was held recently at the SM Mall of Asia. The Special Partnership Award was given in recognition of the contribution of the Parañaque City Government and Mayor Jun Bernabe for the continued expansion of MWSI water services in the city. (Photo By: Jun Budlat)
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PIA Press Release
Monday, January 23, 2012

Japanese Government opens scholarships for 2012

MANILA, Jan. 23 (PIA) -- Be a student in Japan! The Japanese government now opens its application for the 2012 Japanese Government Scholarship for Teacher Training and Japanese Studies category

According to the Japanese Embassy, the scholarship is open to all Filipinos who can meet the following requirements:




Fields of Study

Teacher Training

•Teaching at elementary or secondary educational institution or academic staff in a teacher training school (College professors are not eligible).

• At least 5 years teaching experience, and

• Good academic standing.

Under 35

yrs old

Education management, methods of education, special subjects, observation study, etc.

Japanese Studies

• Majoring in fields related to the Japanese language or culture in universities.

• Enough knowledge of the Japanese language, and

• Good academic standing

18 to 29 years old

Japanese language, life & culture, etc.

Application forms and requirements are available at the JICC Library in Manila or may be downloaded from the Embassy Website: (

Free scholarship consultations are also held at the library of the Embassy of Japan every Friday from 9:00 a.m, to 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Interested applicants must bring a valid ID to enter the embassy premises.

Deadline for submission of requirements is on February 29, 2012 (Wednesday).

For more information, please call or visit:

Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC)

Embassy of Japan

2627 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City 1300

Tel #: (02) 551-5710 local 2315 and 2317

Consular Office of Japan, Cebu

7/F Keppel Ctr., Samar Loop cor.

Cardinal Rosales Ave.

Cebu Business Park, 6000 Cebu City

Tel #: (032) 231-7321

Consular Office of Japan, Davao

Suite B305m, 3/F, Plaza de Luisa Complex

140 R. Magsaysay Ave., 8000 Davao City

Tel #: (082) 221-3100

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