Applications are now open for the Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program 2022 at the University of Auckland. The last date to make application is July 19, 2021.
The scholarship provides an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries including Bangladesh to undertake postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asia-Pacific region.
This time scholarship recipients for the period 2022 will be able to do master’s programs at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Study Fields : University of Auckland programs covered by the scholarship scheme are limited to the following fields :
Master of Public Health, Master of Science (Environmental Science), Master of Arts (Development Studies), Master of International Business, Master’s programs in Engineering.
Benefits of the Scholarship : The scholarship covers the following benefits :
- Tuition fees at the University of Auckland.
- Airfare from the scholar’s home country to Auckland, New Zealand.
- Basic cost of living in Auckland.
- Health and medical insurance in New Zealand.
- Airfare from Auckland, New Zealand, to the scholar’s home country at the conclusion of his or her course of study.
- For scholars engaged in research, a special grant may be available for thesis preparation.
Note : The ADB-JSP does not cover dependents.
Eligibilities : Interested individuals need to meet the following conditions to be eligible for application :
- Being a national of an ADB borrowing member.
- Having gained admission to an approved master’s at an approved academic institution.
- Having a bachelor degree or its equivalent with a superior academic record.
- Holding at least two years of full-time professional work experience (acquired after a university degree) at the time of application.
- Being proficient in oral and written English communication skills to be able to pursue studies.
- Being under 35 years old at the time of application. In exceptional cases, for programs which are appropriate for senior officials and managers, the age limit is 45 years.
- Being in good health.
- Being in agreement to return to home country after completing the program.
Eligible Regions : Individuals from the following countries or regions are eligible to apply for the scholarship :
Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Cook Islands, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Fiji, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Niue, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam.
Required Documentation : To be considered for the scholarship, aspirants must submit the following documentation in full :
- Completed ADB-JSP Information Sheet.
- Completed ADB-JSP Application Form.
- Copy of your offer letter to the University of Auckland.
- Academic documentation – both academic transcripts and degree certificates.
- Certificate of Employment for the duration of employment issued by the company.
- Certificate of Income issued by the company.
- Certificate of Family Income issued by the company. Must be either your parents or spouses annual/monthly income.
- Copy of your Passport.
- Valid IELTS test.
Selection & Closing Dates : Applicants needs to be careful of the following timelines :
- Applications for study commencing in 2022 will close 19 July 2021.
- Selection for the scholarship will take place in between July 22 to September 27, 2021.
- Successful applicants will be notified of the outcome of applications by November 2021.
Application Link : All applications must be made through the following official link at :
Attention : Any further information on Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program 2022 can be found at the above link as well.
To note, the Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program (ADB – JSP) was established in 1988 with financing from the Japanese government.