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ADB - Japan Scholarship Program 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open31-Dec-2016
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AwardFull tuition fees, monthly allowance, housing, books, medical insurance, travel, grant for thesis preparation
Scholarship provider contact details

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi Hauz Khas, New Delhi, 110 016 India (Attn: The Registrar) Mr. Vivek Raman Deputy Registrar (PGS&R) Email: Phone: 01126591737 Fax: 01126582032

What is ADB - Japan Scholarship Program 2017?

Asian Development Bank (ADB) invites 300 applications for Japan Scholarship Program for the year 2017. The students who have completed their graduation courses and had taken admission for the one-year MA/Ph.D courses in economics, management science, and technology at participating academic institutes. The students must be less than 35 years of age having a good academic record. This scholarship includes full tuition fees, a monthly allowance, housing, books, medical insurance and travel. A special grant is available for those scholars who are engaged in research, for thesis preparation. Computer literacy, language and other activities are also included in this scholarship.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  • Completed graduation.
  • Taken admission in MA/Ph.D courses at participating institutes.
  • Less than 35 years of age.


How can you apply ?

The application can be done by post with following steps:

Step 1: Go to the website.

Step 2: Read all the details given there.

Step 3: Search for the institute in which you wish to study at.

Step 4: Download Application form.

Step 5: Fill the form and send to that institute in which you applied for.


Q. What is the Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program?
 The Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) was established in April 1988 with financing from the Government of Japan.

It aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB's developing member countries to undertake postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region.

Upon completion of their study programs, scholars are expected to contribute to the economic and social development of their home countries.

Q. What does the scholarship cover?
 The ADB-JSP provides

  • full tuition fees
  • a monthly subsistence and housing allowance
  • an allowance for books and instructional materials
  • medical insurance
  • travel expenses
  • For scholars engaged in research, a special grant may be available for thesis preparation.

Q. What is the duration of the scholarship award?
 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 three years for doctorate programs.

Q. What are the eligibility requirements for ADB-JSP?
 A national of an ADB borrowing member and Japanese ODA scholarship eligible country listed here.

  • 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 (2) 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.
  • In good health.
  • 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 close relatives of the aforementioned are not eligible for the Scholarship.
  • Staff of ADB-JSP designated institutions are not eligible for the Scholarship.
  • Applicants living or working in a country other than his/her home country are not eligible for scholarships.
  • ADB-JSP does not support applicants who are already enrolled in graduate degree programs.
  • ADB-JSP does not sponsor undergraduate studies, distance learning programs, short-term training, conferences, seminars, thesis writing, and research projects.

Q. Can I apply to a university/institution outside the participating institutions of ADB-JSP?
 No. ADB-JSP provides scholarships only to participating academic institutions under the Program.

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