Host University Recommendation Scholarships

Asian Development Bank - Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-Japan SP):
Application Period: Dec 5, 2014 - Feb 6, 2015.

***Note: ADB-JSP is available only for those participating in our Master's Program in Economic Development***


1. Eligibility Requirements
To apply for the Asian Development Bank - Japan Scholarship Program, Applicants must:
  • Be a national of an ADB borrowing member country (applicants from countries that are no longer borrowing from ADB are not eligible for the ADB-JSP Scholarship).
  • Have gained admission to an approved post graduate course in any of the participating academic institutions.
  • Possess a bachelor's degree or its equivalent including a superior academic record.
  • Have at least two (2) years of full-time professional working experience.
  • Proficiency in oral and written English communication skills to be able to pursue studies.
  • Not be more than 35 years old at the time of application.
  • Be in good health.
  • Agree to return to his/her home country after completion of studies under the Program.
Those ineligible to apply include:
  • Staff members of participating academic institutions.
  • Executive Directors, Alternate Directors, management and staff of ADB, consultants, and relatives of the aforementioned.
  • Executive Directors, Alternate Directors, management and staff of other international organizations.
  • Applicants living or working in a country other than their home country.
[ Note ]
ADB-JSP does not sponsor undergraduate studies, distance learning programs, short-term training, conferences, seminars, thesis writing, or research projects.


2. Application
Please read over the following documents containing important information about the Asian Development Bank - Japan Scholarship, and application procedures:
Application Procedures
Additional Information