The ADB (Asian Development Bank) – Japan Scholarship Program was established back in April 1988 with help from the Japanese government. The primary goal of this scholarship is to give qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries the opportunity to undertake postgraduate studies in the following fields: science, technology, economics and management among other development-related academic fields in the Asia-Pacific region.
The Japan Scholarship Program expects that all scholars who graduate with help from the scholarship are going to contribute to the economic and social development of their home countries. Nonetheless, the University of Auckland offers the following programs covered by the scholarship scheme:
- Master of Public Health;
- Master of Science (Environmental Science);
- Master of Arts (Development Studies)
- Master of International Business
- Masters programs in Engineering.
The location of the ADB Japan Scholarship Program is in New Zealand.
ADB Japan Scholarship Program in New Zealand Benefits:
- Airfare from the scholar’s home country to Auckland, New Zealand.
- The basic cost of living in Auckland.
- Tuition fees at the University of Auckland.
- Airfare from Auckland, New Zealand, to the scholar’s home country at the conclusion of his or her course of study.
- Health and medical insurance in New Zealand.
- For scholars engaged in research, a special grant may be available for thesis preparation.
We need to mention that the ADB-JSP scholarship program doesn’t cover dependents.
ADB Japan Scholarship Program in New Zealand Criteria:
All applicants need to:
- Have gained admission to approved masters at an approved academic institution.
- Have a bachelors degree or its equivalent with a superior academic record.
- Have at least two years of full-time professional work experience (acquired after a university degree) at the time of application.
- Be proficient in oral and written English communication skills to be able to pursue studies.
- Be under 35 years old at the time of application. In exceptional cases, for programmes which are appropriate for senior officials and managers, the age limit is 45 years.
- Be in good health.
- Agree to return to your home country after completing the programme.
Everyone Who Is Ineligible to Apply:
- Executive Directors, Alternate Directors, management and staff of ADB, consultants, and relatives of the aforementioned.
- The staff of JSP-designated institutions can’t apply to their own institution.
- Applicants who are already enrolled in graduate degree programmes or who have already completed graduate degree programmes.
- Applicants living or working in a country other than his/her home country.
- Undergraduate studies, distance learning programmes, short-term training, conferences, seminars, thesis writing, and research projects.
The Deadline and Where to Apply
The deadline for the scholarship program is July 20, 2019. Therefore, interested readers should hurry up because they only have a couple of weeks remaining. In addition, everyone who wants to apply needs to CLICK HERE and visit the official website.