2018 Japanese Government Scholarship for Teacher Training (Secondary School Level)

The Government of Japan is offering teacher training scholarships for Malawian secondary school teachers who wish to conduct research on school education at Japanese universities. Upon successful completion of the 1.5 year teacher training course, the scholarship recipient will be awarded a certificate. The recipient must then return to Malawi immediately and resume their teaching work, and put into practice what he/she has learned from the training. Application forms and guidelines for the scholarship can be downloaded from the Following Link

By Friday, February 2, 2018 completed forms (hard copy) should arrive at the Embassy of Japan, Petroda Glass House, along the MI Road, near the Area 18 roundabout, or by mail to P.O. Box 30780, Lilongwe 3


  1. Applicants must be graduates of universities or teacher training schools and have worked as teachers at secondary educational institutions or teacher training schools (secondary school level) excluding universities, for more than five years as of April, 2018.
  2. After the end of the scholarship period, applicants must return to Malawi and resume their teaching work immediately.
  3. Applicants’ birth date must be or after April 2, 1983.



Candidates will be further screened through:

  1. Written Exam: Conducted on Saturday, February 17, 2018 in Lilongwe.
  2. Oral Interview: Conducted on Saturday, March 3, 2018 in Lilongwe. The venue and time of both exam and interview will be communicated only to successful applicants in due course.



  1. This training is conducted only in the universities and their courses listed in the booklet, Course Guide of Teacher Training Program (Available at the following Link)
  2. Candidates are strongly requested to go through the guidelines, available from the above link. Incomplete application packs will not be processed.
  3. The Embassy will not give out application forms. (Web download only)
  4. You can refer to the past exam questions for Japanese and English from the link above.


The Embassy of Japan,

Petroda Glass House,

P.O. Box 30780,

Lilongwe 3

Tel: 01 770 284/01 773 529

For enquiries please contact:

Email: embmalawi@lw.mofa.go.jp

Comment on advertised Job

Nanchy D.

14th of December, 2017 7:28:36 pm

Location: Japan

Employment Type: Scholarship

Job deadline: 2nd February, 2018

Company: Embassy of Japan

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