ADB-Japan Scholarship Program for Developing Countries in Asia and Pacific

ADB-Japan Scholarship Program for Developing Countries in Asia and Pacific – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently accepting applications for its Japan Scholarship Program (JSP). The ADB-JSP aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to pursue postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region.

ADB-Japan Scholarship Program for Developing Countries in Asia and Pacific

The ADB-JSP enrolls about 300 students annually in participating academic institutions located in 10 countries within the region. Upon completion of their study programs, scholars are expected to contribute to the economic and social development of their home countries.

The ADB-JSP provides full scholarships for one to two years.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be from;

  1. Developing member countries: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Cook Islands, People’s Republic of China, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Fiji, Hong Kong, China, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, the Republic of Korea, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taipei,China, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam.
  2. Applications for scholarships should be sent at least six months prior to the planned time that you wish to commence studies.
  3. Applicants from graduated member countries, i.e., Hong Kong, China, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, and Taipei,China, as defined under the Classification and Graduation Policy, are no longer eligible for ADB-JSP.

Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD)

How to Apply

Applicants should request information and application forms from the chosen Academic Institution(s). Applicants should indicate to the academic institution that they are applying for admission and that they would like to be considered for the ADB-JSP Scholarship. The completed Institution application form and required documentation, including the ADB-JSP Information Sheet form, should be submitted to the academic institution.

For more information, please visit ADB-JSP call for Applications.