This leadership readiness programme opportunity comes as the result of a joint effort between The Nippon Foundation, University for Peace, and Ateneo de Manila University. Scholars selected for the APS programme are awarded a scholarship to cover full cost of tuition, airfare, and other incidentals.
This intensive programme features a specialised language training component to ensure students are proficient in the English language, in preparation for further study in Costa Rica and the Philippines. Graduates of the programme earn their Master of Arts Degree from the University of Peace (UPEACE) and are equipped for leadership positions in peacekeeping missions.
The six session programme is scheduled to operate March 2020 through December 2021. Online applications will be accepted until 16 August 2019. Only students from Japan, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and The Philippines are eligible to apply for this programme.
Preferred applicants will have a Bachelor’s Degree, two years of work experience in a related field, and a desire to work in multicultural environments on peacekeeping initiatives. Required documentation can be submitted online along with the application.
For more information please visit the official website