The University of Tokyo is delighted to announce its admission with an Asian Development Bank Japan Scholarship (ADB-JSP) for the year 2024. The ADB Scholarship is a fully funded opportunity for international students seeking to study abroad. Students from all over the world are encouraged to apply for the Master Scholarship and ADB-JSP Scholarship at the University of Tokyo, Japan.

Applicants have the chance to pursue higher studies in Tokyo with a fully funded ADB Scholarship at UTokyo. This scholarship offers diverse disciplines to study with full financial support in Japan. It presents an excellent opportunity for students in search of a fully funded Master’s Scholarship Abroad to study in Japan. UTokyo provides numerous programs for international students to enroll in the university and apply for the ADB Scholarship in 2024. Additionally, there is the Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship available for international students.

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

The ADB-JSP scholarship, funded by the Government of Japan and administered by the Asian Development Bank, offers citizens from ADB’s developing member countries a chance to pursue postgraduate studies. The Division of Environmental Studies, comprising six departments, and the Graduate Program in Sustainability Science at the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences (GSFS) have been selected by ADB to receive the ADB-JSP scholarship allocation since 2000.

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 3, 2023

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the ADB fully funded Scholarship in Japan, interested students must meet the following criteria:

  • Nationality: Be a citizen of an ADB borrowing member country and Japanese ODA scholarship-eligible country.
  • Dual Citizenship: Do not hold dual citizenship of any developed country.
  • Admission: Have gained admission to an approved master’s course at a Designated Institution.
  • Academic Background: Hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with a superior academic record.
  • Work Experience: Have at least two (2) years of full-time professional working experience (acquired after a university degree) at the time of application. Proficiency in oral and written English communication skills is required for pursuing studies.
  • Age: Be no more than 35 years old at the time of application, unless waived in exceptional cases with the endorsement of the Government of Japan.
  • Health: Be in good health.
  • Return Commitment: Agree to return and work in their home country for at least two (2) years after completing studies to contribute to its development.
  • Family Connection: Not be a close relative (defined as spouse, parent, sibling, child, aunt, uncle, niece, or nephew) of ADB officials.
  • Employment: Not be staff of ADB-JSP Designated Institutions and not be living or working in a country other than their home country.
  • Current Enrollment: Not be already enrolled in graduate degree programs.
  • Language Requirement: Language requirements vary depending 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 such as English Proficiency, IELTS, or TOEFL.

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 2024

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How to Apply

Interested and eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for the fully funded ADB Scholarship 2024 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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