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Asian Development Bank Japan Scholarship Program 2020-21 (Fully Funded)

Fully Funded
Country: New Zealand
City: Auckland
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Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program (ADB – JSP) is for college kids who are citizens of ABD borrowing members (Asian countries) and need to pursue a 2 years Masters level degree within the fields of Engineering, Public health, ecology, Arts and International Business within the prestigious University of Auckland located in New Zealand.

Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program (ADB – JSP) was established in April 1988 with financing from the Japanese government. The aim is to supply a chance 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 within the Asia-Pacific region.

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

University of Auckland programs covered by this scholarships scheme are limited to the following:

  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of Science (Environmental Science)
  • Master of Arts (Development Studies)
  • Master of International Business
  • Masters programs in Engineering.

Benefits of Japan Scholarship Program

  • Tuition fees at the University of Auckland.
  • Airfare from the scholar’s home country to Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Basic cost of living in Auckland.
  • Health and medical insurance in New Zealand.
  • Airfare from Auckland, New Zealand, to the scholar’s home country at the conclusion of his or her course of study.
  • For scholars engaged in research, a special grant could also be available for thesis preparation.


You must:

  • Be a national of an ADB borrowing member. For an inventory of current developing member countries visit the ADB – Japan Scholarship Programme.
  • gained admission to approved masters at an approved academic institution.
  • Have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with a superior academic record.
  • a minimum of two years of full-time professional work experience (acquired after a university degree) at the time of application.
  • proficient in oral and written English communication skills to be ready to pursue studies.
  • under 35 years old at the time of application. In exceptional cases, for programs that are appropriate for senior officials and managers, the regulation is 45 years.
  • Be in healthiness.
  • Agree to return to your home country after completing the program.

Documents Required for Japan Scholarship Program

To be considered for the scholarship, you want to submit the subsequent documentation fully before the closing date:

  • Completed ADB-JSP Information Sheet
  • Completed ADB-JSP form
  • Copy of your offer letter to the University of Auckland
  • Academic documentation – both academic transcripts and degree certificates
  • Certificate of Employment for the duration of employment issued by the corporate
  • Certificate of Income issued by the corporate
  • Certificate of Family Income issued by the corporate. Must be either your parent’s or spouses’ annual/monthly income.
  • Copy of your Passport
  • Valid IELTS test

Important Dates for 2021 Admission

  • Applications for study commencing in 2021 will close 19 July 2020.
  • Selection for the scholarship will happen between 22 July – 27 September 2020.
  • Successful applicants are going to be notified by November 2020.
  • If further information and documentation is required from you, University will be in-tuned via email. Otherwise, all applicants are going to be notified of the result by November 2020.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline19 July,2020
CountryNew Zealand
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerAsian Development Bank
Contact the organizer+64 9 373 7513



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