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

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).


  • 1. Be a citizen of an ADB developing 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
  • 4. Be 35 years old or less
  • 5. Have not previously studied abroad
  • 6. Do not currently possess a master’s degree and will not obtain one prior to enrollment at APU
  • 7. Not be an executive director, alternate director, management or staff of ADB, nor a consultant or relative of the aforementioned
  • 8. Family income is not more than 50,000 USD per year, and your individual income is not more than 25,000 USD per year
  • 9. Agree to work in your home country after completion of studies under the program
  • 10. Not be applying for this scholarship at any other university
Please refer to the Asian Development Bank website for the latest country list.


Application Period