57th & 58th IATSS Forum Program in 2017

  15-03-2016

57th IATSS Forum: *May – July, 2017 (55days)
58th IATSS Forum: *September – November, 2017 (55days)
* Applications are accepted once a year.

[ Participating Countries ]

  • Cambodia
  • Indonesia
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

Language Used: English

Communications will be based in English.

Number of participants

57th IATSS Forum: 18 participants , 2 participants for 9 countries
58th IATSS Forum: 18 participants , 2 participants for 9 countries

Closing Date of Application for 57th & 58th

From February-1st to June-30th, 2016

Fees

The IATSS Forum pays for the round trip airfare, participation fees for the program, accommodations, and almost all food expenses, etc.
Participants need to pay for their personal expenses.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be from one of the above mentioned countries and possess the physical and mental capabilities necessary to participate fully in program activities.
  • Applicants should be 35 years old or younger at the time of the closing date of the application.
  • Applicants should have at least 2 years of full-time professional job experience at the time of the application and be eligible for reinstatement to his/her current position after completing the program.

Application Procedure

Application documents: All documents are to be sent to the applicant’s Country Secretariat.

  • Cambodia
  • Indonesia
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • The Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

Need tọ submit

  • IATSS Forum application form (A4 size)
  • 2 essays (A4 size)
  • 1 photo (4 cm x 3 cm, name on the back)
  • 2 recommendation forms (A4) (One of them should be your direct supervisor at your present job)
  • Certificate of English Proficiency (if possible)
  • Application Form PDFApplication Form DOC

Please carefully read the application booklet above first and download the application form (word) for submission.

Selection

There are three stages to the screening process.

First Screening
(July, 2016)Examination of application documents by the IATSS Forum Country Committee
Second Screening
(August-September, 2016)Examination of application documents by the IATSS Forum Steering Committee in Japan
Final Interview
(November-December, 2016)Interview with prospective applicants by the IATSS Forum Steering Committee and the IATSS Forum Country Committee, in their country

Other terms and conditions

  • Only those applicants who have successfully passed screening at each stage will be contacted.
  • Schedule subject to change.
  • We can not guarantee which season’s forum you will be able to participate in.

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