Local nurses interested in the provincial government’s caregiving program, where they will work and study in Japan for three years and three months, can enroll in the study-now-pay-later Japanese language program.
An orientation will be held at the Provincial Capitol on May 30, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
According to Negros Occidental Scholarship Program (NOSP) head Karen Dinsay, applicants must be single and between the ages of 22 and 29.
The four-month language training will take place at the Organization for Industrial, Spiritual, and Cultural Advancement (OISCA) Training Center in Bago City, which is part of the assessment and screening process prior to the final selection.
Successful candidates will receive a scholarship to study vocational caregiving training in Japan, beginning January 2019, and will work part-time as a caregiver at a nursing home facility.
For more information, please contact Dit-Dit of the Public Information Office at 434-9039; April of the Provincial Economic Development and Investment Center at 431-3165; or Thea of NOSP at 707-0534./WDJ