The University of Tokyo is pleased to announce its admission with an Asian Development Bank Japan Scholarship (ADB-JSP) 2023. ADB Scholarship is a fully funded scholarship for international students to study abroad. Students from worldwide are welcome to apply for the Master Scholarship and ADB-JSP Scholarship 2023 at the University of Tokyo, Japan.

Applicants can apply for higher study in Tokyo with a fully funded ADB Scholarship at UTokyo. The UTokyo ADB Scholarship for international students offers multiple disciplines to pursue with a Fully Funded Scholarship in Japan. It is a great opportunity for Students looking for a fully funded Master’s Scholarship Abroad to study in Japan.  The UTokyo has many programs for international students to be enrolled in university and apply for the ADB Scholarship 2023. There is also a Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship for international students.

The University of Tokyo, abbreviated as Todai or UTokyo, is a public research university located in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan. Established in 1877, the university was the first Imperial University and is currently a Top Type university of the Top Global University Project by the Japanese government.

Brief Description

  • Organization: Asian Development Bank (ADB-JSP)
  • Department: Multiple (Almost All)
  • Course Level: Postgraduate
  • Award: Fully Funded
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: not known
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Japan
  • Deadline: December 10, 2022

Eligibility Criteria

Interested Students who want to apply for ADB fully funded Scholarship in Japan must fulfill the following eligibility Criteria

  • be a national of an ADB borrowing member country and Japanese ODA scholarship-eligible country.
  • do not hold dual citizenship of any developed country;
  • have gained admission to an approved master’s course at a Designated Institution.
  • hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with superior academic record;
  • have at least two (2) years of full-time professional working experience (acquired after a university degree) at the time of application. The candidate must have proficiency in oral and written English communication skills to be able to pursue studies;
  • be no more than 35 years old at the time of application, unless waived in exceptional cases with the expressed endorsement of the Government of Japan;
  • be in good health;
  • agree to return and work in his/her home country for at least two (2) years after completion of studies under the Program in order to contribute to its development;
  • not be an Executive Directors, Alternate Directors, management, staff and consultants of ADB, or the close relatives of the aforementioned by blood or adoption with the term “close relative” defined as: spouse, mother, stepmother, father, stepfather, sister, stepsister, brother, stepbrother, son, daughter, aunt, uncle, niece, or nephew;
  • not be staff of ADB–JSP Designated Institutions;
  • not be living or working in a country other than his/her home country; and
  • not be already enrolled in graduate degree programs.
  • Language Requirement: it depends on the country and university where you are applying. for Japanese Language Courses, you should have Japanese Language proof. And for English taught Programs you must submit any English Fluency Certificate it can be (English Proficiency, IELTS, TOFEL)
  • For more details, please check your eligibility first at the ADB-JSP website

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Fields of Study

ADB-JSP, financed by the Government of Japan and organized by the Asian Development Bank, aims to provide opportunities for 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.

For More Details

Click here to Download the Guideline for 2023

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How to Apply

Interested and eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for the fully funded ADB Scholarship 2023 at the University of Tokyo by following the given procedure.

Step 1;

Check your eligibility set by ADB-JSP by clicking on the following link.

Click Here to See the Eligibility or Click Here

Step 2;

Search for faculty members who you wish to be supervised To search for a supervisor, you check the relevant department website or GSFS website

Click Here to Search the Faculty Staff

Step 3;

Upload application materials (required documents) to the following link.

Click Here to upload your application

Required Documents


Asian Development Bank- Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) Scholarship is a fully funded scholarship program that will cover all your expenses; education, airfare, accommodation, monthly stipend, and all other supports according to country.

For Official Announcement

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Muhammad Usman

Research & MEXT Scholar  at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) with Graduate Major in Global Engineering for Development, Environment and Society


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