Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP)

Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP)

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must first apply to APU. APU will then select eligible candidates to recommend to the scholarship organization. After being selected for recommendation from APU, applicants must apply to the scholarship organization directly.

About the Scholarship

The ADB-JSP Scholarship aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) developing member countries to pursue graduate studies in development-related fields of the Asia Pacific region. APU was selected as a designated institution by ADB in 2010 and will provide this scholarship each year to a few eligible GSA applicants (excluding IMAT program applicants).

Eligibility Requirements

  • 1. Be a national of an ADB borrowing member country
  • 2. Not be currently living or working outside of your home country
  • 3. Have at least two years of full-time work experience after obtaining a bachelor’s degree at the time of application
  • 4. Be 35 years old or less at the time of application
  • 5. Not already be enrolled in a graduate degree program
  • 6. Not be an executive director, alternate director, management or staff of ADB, nor a consultant or relative of the aforementioned
  • 7. Agree to return to your home country after completion of studies under the program
  • 8. Intend to enroll at APU in September 2020
Please refer to the Asian Development Bank website for the latest country list.


Application Period