Greetings!

The National Youth Commission, by virtue of Republic Act 8044 — The Youth in Nation Building Act, is the sole policy making coordinating body of all youth related institutions, programs, projects, and activities of the government. We are also tasked to administer youth exchanges and all foreign sponsored youth programs.

In line with this, we are pleased to inform you that the application for the Japan – East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths ( JENESYS) Program is now open.

The JENESYS Program is a Japanese government sponsored exchange program that aims to harness the youths’ full potential through the sharing of experiences and expertise on common youth leadership and practices, as well as, to promote cultural understanding, appreciation and respect among the youths of all countries involved.

We will be recommending 200 Filipino youth to participate on this program and the selected participants will be going to Japan on May 13-22 and 22-29, 2008, all expense paid by the organizers, Japan International Cooperation Center.

On this regard, we would like to invite all qualified students to apply for this program. Copies of the necessary forms are herewith attached. These forms may be photocopied and the same are available through our website www.youth.net.ph . The qualifications and necessary requirements are also attached and are also indicated in the forms given. Please note that the deadline would be on December 31, 2007.

Qualifications

1. Filipino, single, must be between 16 – 18 years old, on or before April 1, 2008

2. of good moral character

3. must be currently enrolled in a college or university with a GWA of 2.25 or 85% equivalent, with no failing marks in the preceding semester

4. physically and mentally fit to travel

5. must be a first time traveller to Japan and/or must not have been a grantee or recipient of any NYC funded international tavel or Japanese Government grant

6. Must be knowledgeable of the history, geography, culture and arts, and the current issues on the Philippines, and fairly knowledgeable in those of Japan and other East Asian countries

7. Must be an officer or an active member of a youth organization at least one (1) year immediately preceding the date of application

8. Must be willing to be an active NYC volunteer after the program to be covered by an appropriate memorandum of agreement and to continue to promote the learning about Japan and the Japanese culture gained from the JENESYS Programme

* Area representation would be based on the place of the school, college, university enrolled in

Requirements:

1. two (2) copies of the application forms (JENESYS entry form, application form for student ambassadors and nyc volunteer form) with passport sized pictures with white background attached to each forms (all original, no scanned pictures)

2. two (2) copies of resume, not more than 3 pages

3. two (2) copies of certificate of good moral character, issued by the school, college or university (1 original and 1 photocopy)

4. two (2) copies of the certified copies of the grades

5. two (2) copies of the Police or NBI clearance

6. Four (4) passport sixed pictures (not scanned)

7. completed NYC volunteer forms

Please join us in disseminating this information to all youth. For more information, please feel free to get in touch with us: ( 02) 7811163 loc. 107 and please look for Commissioner Princess Abante or Ms. Rochel Ferrancullo.

Mabuhay ang Kabataang Pilipino!

Sincerely,

RICHARD ALVIN M. NALUPTA
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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30 Comments

  1. i am very interested in this program! and because of that My requirements are complete! please choose me jeje=)

  2. Too bad, I’m not an active member of any organizations in my own university. However, I am interested in the Japanese culture and I am know the language.

  3. ……im submitting my form!…yipee…i’ll be endorsed by the country’s external affairs as a benefit of being an ASJP member…however im still not sure coz i don’t have a passport and a visa yet…..i hope i can fix it really soon.

  4. Im 20 yrs., old but i am very much interested to that exchange program of the (JENYSYS) may chance p po b akong makasali sa program?

  5. greetings sir!
    i wanna know if when are u going to screen those apllicants that submitted their forms because i’m one of them…^_^
    is it okay that i submitted a certificate of good moral character coming from our municipal?..because when i asked one from our university, they said that i should have told them earlier but i actually got the forms on that day…and i am worried.
    so i am asking u bout that because i am much interested on your program.
    please in4rm me soon.thank you.

  6. greetings sir!
    i wanna know if when are u going to screen those apllicants that submitted their forms because i’m one of them…^_^
    is it okay that i submitted a certificate of good moral character coming from our municipal?..because when i asked one from our university, they said that i should have told them earlier but i actually got the forms on that day…and i am worried.
    so i am asking u bout that because i am much interested on your program.
    please in4rm me soon.thank you.

  7. To RICHARD ALVIN M. NALUPTA,

    Sir, how about if i’m 21 years old and im very much interested in this exchange student blah blah..im still a student taking up FINE ARTS, is there any chance of joining this shit? cause i really really want to join, thank you sir,

    Your Truly, Herman Li

  8. ohayo!!! am very much interested in this program. however, am already 19 years old… is there any other similar program for us?

  9. Im already 19, may i know if am I still qualified to take the opputunity. Im an undergraduate student of ASian Studies in UST. Thanks .

  10. good day!
    im afraid that i can’t meet the deadline on March 5, 2008. Is it ok to submit it the day after?

    The DFA will have a passport service here in puerto princesa on March 5, 2008. I found out that it is easier and faster compared in Manila. So i decided to wait than going to manila.

    may I request to extend the deadline? but I promised to submit it just after i complete all the requirements.

  11. good day! I’m Lovely Sy. One of the applicants fom Bicol University. I just wanted to follow up my application,because my two co-applicants had already recieved their letters. I’m very willing to be engaged in this program. This is my contact no. (052)820-2902 cp# 09284239151 or just email it to lovelysy_0221@yahoo.com. Im looking forward po to your response.. thank you.

  12. Good day!..I’m Jewel costuna, one of the applicants who is interested to join in this program. i just want to follow up the application i have submitted together with my co-applicants. one of them told me that he had already recieve his letter. I am ver much po interested to join this porogram. I’ll be looking for you response. Thank you and More Power. In case you want to contact me here’s my cp#:09292065936 or just sent it to my account:jew_lds@yahoo.com.

  13. wow! bakit 16-18 yrs old lang!?

    excited pa namn sana ako…:(

    sana may program din para sa mga highschoolers….:(

  14. ‘am also 21 yrs old and also interested with the program is there any chance na makasali din ako sa program?

  15. hi… thanks for those people who brought us to japan….we enjoyed the culture of japan..

  16. Hi. I’m finishing my essay and tomorrow I’ll send all the requirements personally to their office.
    This would be my first time in applying for a student ambassador.

  17. hi! hello! sa inyo?
    may i know the list of qualified students for jenesys programme that will visit japan on MAY,2009
    IM FROM TAñon college of san carlos city,negros occidental….thank you i hope that you will respond….

  18. just e-mail,pls at my e-mail add ave_zinc143@yahoo.com
    our school is also waiting for like me they are also excited that one of their student can join.thank you!
    and merry christmas to you!

  19. maam,

    i already submitted my requirements. i hope you will choose me to be one of the participant. i am really interested with your program. thank you po..

  20. .,sAna lan6!!.,
    >sAna lan6 tAya6a mapiLi ackOh.,!!

    +i’M stiLL hopin6 untiL nOw./,!!

    ‘pLeasE prAY foR meeEe!!.,

    >seeEe yOu oN jaPan soOn.,!!

    ‘aheEehe!!.,

    +godbLEsS+

    _vhLackstubBorn.,,

  21. .,-*

    .,>keLan pOh bAh maLalamAn un6 resuLt.,!!

    +sanA pOh soOner nAH.,??

    >werE sO eXciteD nAh pOh ehhh!!.,

    _vhLackstubBorn/..

  22. hI!!?….
    IM REALY ThANKFuL FoR ChOoSiNg oNe OF ThE DeLeGaTeS FOR THIS PROGRAM (JENESYS 2009) THANK YOU SO MUCH PO! FOR BEING PART FOR THIS BiG OpPortuntiy for my FeLlOw yOuThS AND tO OuR PrOvInCe oF aURORA!! ! mABuHAy pO KaYo! AND MORE POWER AND GOD BLESS ALL!!! tHANKS U PO!

    Kevin A. SaNCHEZ..-fRoM : pRoViNcE Of AURORA pHILIPPINES…

    AURORA STATE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY-Baler

  23. hello..

    keLan po lalabas ang result??

    sna malapet na..

    sana…(mkuha ako!):-)

    thankz!

  24. When can I see the list of qualified applicants for this programme?

    Thank You Very Much?

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