1. What is the Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP)
ADB-JSP, financed by the Government of Japan and organized by the Asian Development Bank, aims to provide an opportunity citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to pursue postgraduate studies. The Division of Environmental Studies which is consisted of six departments, and the Graduate Program in Sustainability Science at the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences (GSFS) have been designated by ADB to receive allocation with the ADB-JSP scholarship since 2000. The following departments are accepting ADB-JSP students.
- Department of Natural Environmental Studies
- Department of Ocean Technology, Policy, and Environment
- Department of Environment Systems
- Department of Human and Engineered Environmental Studies
- Department of Socio-Cultual Environment Studies
You will be conferred a Master of Environmental Studies if you finish a master course at any of the above mentioned departments.
- Department of International Studies
You will be conferred a Master of International Studies if you finish a master course at the Department of International Studies.
- Graduate Program in Sustainability Science – Global Leadership Initiative
You will be conferred a Master of Sustainability Science if you finish a master course at the Graduate Program in Sustainability Science
2-1 Designated eligibility by ADB-JSP
If you are interested in ADB-JSP, please check your eligibility first at the ADB-JSP website.
2-2 Designated eligibility by GSFS
Applicants for a master course must hold a bachelor degree from an accredited educational institution comparable to a bachelor degree offered at the University of Tokyo.
Note that ADB-JSP provides their scholarships only for students pursuing a master’s degree.
3. Application procedures
|Check your eligibility set by ADB-JSP
|Search for faculty members who you wish to be supervised To search for a supervisor, you check the relevant department website, or GSFS website.
|Upload application materials to a designated URL (December 10)
|Only successful candidates will be required to submit documents for ADB scholarship application (Mid February). GSFS will nominate successful candidates who have submitted all the required documents to ADB (last March).
|ADB-JSP notifies us of the selection result (May)
|Procedures on admission and immigration (May to September)
|Enter Japan with a student visa and enroll in GSFS (late September) . The autumn semester starts on October 1
4. How to apply
Please see the guideline for the details.