Saturday, September 6, 2008

Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program 2008

Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program

Funded by the Government of Japan

Qualified citizens od developing member countries of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), who intend to pursue postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development related field are invited to apply for scholarships under the Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program. The program especially welcomes quailed women applicants who have limited financial means to obtain university education.

The Scholarship

Level of Education: Post graduate (Diploma, Masters, and Doctorate degrees)
Duration: from 1-2 years
Coverage: tuition fees, books, subsistence and housing allowance, insurance, economy airfare, and research subsidy

Academic Institutions

* Australia
National Centre for Development Studies/ Australian National University, University of Melbourne, University of Sydney

* China, People’s of Republic of
University of Hong Kong

* Japan
International University of Japan, Nagoya University ( Graduate School of International Development), Keio University ( International Graduate Programs on Advanced Science and Technology), National Graduate Institute for Policies Studies, Ritsumeikan University (Master in Economic), Seitama University (Department of Civil and Environment Engineering), University of Tokyo (Department of Civil Engineering, School of International Health, Institute of Environmental Studies, and Department of Urban Engineering)

* New Zealand
University of Auckland

* Pakistan
Lahore University of Management Sciences

* Philippines
Asian Institute of Management International Rice Research Institute/ Unisersity of the Philippines in Los Banos

* Singapore
National University of Singapore

* Thailand
Asian Institute of Technology, Thammasat University

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Eligibility Requirements

Prospective applicants must:

* be a citizen of an ADB developing member country
* Have at least 2 years work experience
* Have gained admission to an approved course in a designated institution
* Be proficient in Spoken and Written English communication skills to be able to pursue studies
* Be in good health
* Not more than 35 years old at the time of application

(Staff of ADB and the designed institutions and their close relatives is not eligible to apply)

Application Requirements

Applications should obtain application forms from the designed institution of their choice and submit the completed form and required documentation to the institution. applicants should indicate on the application form that they wish to be considered for an Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship. (ADB will select the scholars from among those admitted by the institution. A separate application to ADB is not necessary.) For further information, visit the ADB-JSP website.