Applications are open for Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program funded by the Japanese Government. In order to apply, you must have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with a superior academic record.
The aim of this international award is to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to undertake postgraduate studies.
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Application Deadline: July 19, 2021
- Eligible Countries: Developing member countries are eligible to apply for free education.
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: This will be awarded in the field of Economics, Management, Science and Technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asia-Pacific region.
- Admissible Criteria: In order to apply, you must follow the following requirements:
- Be a national of an ADB borrowing member. For a list of current developing member countries visit the ADB – Japan Scholarship Programme.
- Have gained admission to an approved master at an approved academic institution.
- Have a bachelors degree or its equivalent with a superior academic record.
- Have at least two years of full-time professional work experience (acquired after a university degree) at the time of application.
- Be proficient in oral and written English communication skills to be able to pursue studies.
- Be under 35 years old at the time of application. In exceptional cases, for programmes that are appropriate for senior officials and managers, the age limit is 45 years.
- Be in good health.
- Agree to return to your home country after completing the programme.
How to Apply
- How to apply: To apply, the completed application form of the institution in which you have applied and the ADB-JSP Information Sheet must be submitted.
- Supporting Documents: Completed ADB-JSP Information Sheet, Academic documentation, Certificate of Employment, Certificate of Income, Certificate of Family Income annual/monthly income, Copy of your Passport, Valid IELTS test.
- Admission Requirements: Before applying for the free study you must have applied for admission at the university. You should contact the admission department to confirm the entry requirements.
- Language Requirement: Applicants must be proficient in oral and written English communication skills to be able to pursue studies.
The Asian Development Bank-Japan Program provides full tuition fees, a monthly subsistence and housing allowance, an allowance for books and instructional materials, medical insurance, travel expenses.