Application is invited to apply for the University of Tokyo Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program. This is a fully funded scholarship program for international students to study in Japan. ADB Scholarship award 300 fully funded scholarship every year to undertake Master’s Degree Programs.
ADB-JSP, financed by the Government of Japan and organized by the Asian Development Bank, aims to provide opportunities for citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to pursue postgraduate studies.
The Division of Environmental Studies which consists of six departments and the Graduate Program in Sustainability Science at the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences (GSFS) have been designated by ADB to receive allocation with the ADB-JSP scholarship since 2000. The following departments are accepting ADB-JSP students.
The University of Tokyo ADB Scholarship
- Scholarships Country: Japan
- University: Tokyo University
- Degree Level: Master Degree Programs
- Duration: 2 Years
- Financial Coverage: Fully Funded
- Deadline: 10th December 2023
ADB Scholarship Benefits
- Tuition Fees
- Housing Allowance
- Subsistence Allowance including housing allowance
- Student Medical and Accident Insurance.
- Economy Class Air Travel Tickets.
- Visa Fees, Airport Taxes, Luggage Allowance.
- Thesis/Research Allowance.
- Department of Natural Environmental Studies
- Department of Ocean Technology, Policy, and Environment
- Department of Environment Systems
- Department of Human and Engineered Environmental Studies
Department of Socio-Cultual Environment Studies: You will be conferred a Master of Environmental Studies if you finish a master’s course at any of the above-mentioned departments.
Department of International Studies: You will be conferred a Master of International Studies if you finish a master’s course at the Department of International Studies.
Graduate Program in Sustainability Science – Global Leadership Initiative: You will be conferred a Master of Sustainability Science if you finish a master’s course at the Graduate Program in Sustainability Science
The candidate should: be a national of an ADB borrowing member and Japanese ODA scholarship eligible country listed here; not hold dual citizenship of any developed country;
have gained admission to an approved master’s course at a Designated Institution; hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with a superior academic record;
have at least two (2) years of full-time professional working experience (acquired after a university degree) at the time of application. The candidate must have 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, unless waived in exceptional cases with the expressed endorsement of the Government of Japan;
agree to return and work in his/her home country for at least two (2) years after completion of studies under the Program in order to contribute to its development;
How To Apply
Step 1: Check your eligibility set by ADB-JSP https://www.adb.org/work-with-us/careers/japan-scholarship-program
Step 2: Search for faculty members who you wish to be supervised To search for a supervisor, you check the relevant department website or GSFS website. https://www.k.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/gsfs/faculty/
Step 3: Upload application materials to a designated URL (December 10). Step 4: Only successful candidates will be required to submit documents for the ADB scholarship application (Mid-February). GSFS will nominate successful candidates who have submitted all the required documents to ADB (last March).
Step 5: ADB-JSP notifies us of the selection result (May). Step 6: Procedures on admission and immigration (May to September). Step 7: Enter Japan with a student visa and enroll in GSFS (late September). The autumn semester starts on October 1.
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