Asian Development Bank/Japan Fully Funded Masters Scholarship Program (JSP) in Japan, 2017
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) presents 150 postgraduate scholarships every year for economics, technology, management and science, together with development-related fields at participating academic institutions.
The scholarship grants full tuition fees, monthly allowance for expenses, housing, books and instructional materials, medical insurance and travel. For scholars engaged in research, a special grant may be available for thesis preparation. In some cases, computer literacy, preparatory language and other similar courses may be included.
The program is accessible to those who have gained admission to a recognised MA/PhD course at a participating academic institution. Applicants must be 35 years old or younger, in good health and with a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.
Also required, is a superior academic record. At the completion of their study programs, scholars are expected to return to their home country to contribute to its economic and social advancement.
Eligible Regions: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Cook Islands, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Fiji, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, 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, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam.