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ADB - Japan Scholarship Program 2017-18

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open20-Jul-2017
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AwardFull tuition fees, monthly allowance, housing, books, medical insurance, travel, grant for thesis preparation
EligibilityGraduates
RegionAll
Scholarship provider contact details

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, 110016 India, Email: drpgsr@admin.iitd.ac.in, Phone: +911126591737

What is ADB - Japan Scholarship Program 2017-18?

ADB - Japan Scholarship Program 2017-18 invites 300 applications for the graduates' applicants and had taken admission for the 1-year MA/PhD. The objective is to provide an opportunity for well-qualified applicants 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. This scholarship covers 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 ?

  • Applicants should be graduates.
  • Applicants have taken admission in MA/PhD courses at participating institutes.
  • Applicants must be 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 the application form.
Step 5: Fill the form and send to that institute in which you applied for.

FAQs

Q: What is the Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program?
A: 
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 is the duration of the scholarship award?
A:
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 the scholarship award is two years for masters and three years for doctorate programs.

Q: What are the eligibility requirements for ADB-JSP?
A:
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.
  • The 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?
A:
No. ADB-JSP provides scholarships only to participating academic institutions in the Program.

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