Scholarship

ADB-Japan scholarship programme


Deadline: varies

Study in:  Asia, Australia, NZ

Course starts: 2020

Host Institution(s)

ADB-JSP provides scholarships only to participating academic institutions under the programme.

Field(s) of study:

Postgraduate studies in economics, management, health, education, agriculture, environment, natural resource management, science and technology, and other development-related fields.

Only programmes offered at the participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Regions are eligible for ADB-JSP funding.

Number of Scholarships:

About 300 scholarships are awarded annually.

Target group:

The scholarships are open to citizens of ADB’s  borrowing member countries

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The ADB-JSP provides full tuition fees, a monthly subsistence and housing allowance, an allowance for books and instructional materials, medical insurance, and travel expenses.

The scholarship is for one year with an extension to the second year of study, as appropriate, which shall be conditional on the scholar maintaining a satisfactory level of performance as determined by the institute.   The maximum duration of scholarship award is two years for masters and doctorate programs.

Eligibility:

A national of an ADB borrowing member country (applicants from countries that are no longer borrowing from ADB are not eligible for the ADB-JSP Scholarship).

Gained admission to an approved MA/PhD course at an academic institution.

A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with superior academic record.

At least two years of full-time professional working experience (acquired after a university degree) at the time of application. Proficiency in oral and written English communication skills to be able to pursue studies.

Not more than 35 years old at the time of application. In exceptional cases, for programs which are appropriate for senior officials and managers, the age limit is 45 years old. Should agree to return to his/her home country after completion of studies under the Program.

Executive Directors, Alternate Directors, management and staff of ADB, consultants, and relatives of the aforementioned are not eligible for the Scholarship.

Website:

http://www.adb.org/site/careers/japan-scholarship-program/main