Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) 2021-2022 Funded by the Government of Japan, Asian Development Bank/Japan Scholarship provides an opportunity for citizens of the Bank’s developing member countries to pursue postgraduate studies in economics, management, sciences and mathematics and technology, and other development-related fields.
The Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) offers about 150 postgraduate scholarships a year for studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions.
University of Melbourne Scholarship Program (JSP) Coverage
UMB and Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) provides the following benefits:
- Living allowance of $15,300 per annum paid in fortnightly installments
- Payment of tuition fees in full for the normal duration of masters by coursework degree up to a maximum of two years
- Travel expenses will be covered with return airfare
- A contribution towards the cost of study
- Payment of Overseas Student Health Cover
UMB and Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) Eligibility Criteria
The UMB and Japan Scholarship program is open to those who have gained admission to an approved MA/PhD* course at a participating academic institution.
Candidates should be 35 years old or younger; in good health; with a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent; and have a superior academic record. Upon completion of their study programs, scholars are expected to return to their home country to contribute to its economic and social development.
Japan Scholarships are available to citizens of the following countries/areas:
- Cook Islands
- Kyrgyz Republic
- Lao People’s Democratic Republic
- Marshall Islands
- Federated States of Micronesia
- Papua New Guinea
- Solomon Islands
- Sri Lanka
- Viet Nam
How to Apply for the UMB and Japan Scholarship Program (JSP)?
- You must first submit an application for admission for one of the eligible courses for this Japan scholarship. You will need to pay an application fee of $A100.
- After you have submitted an application for admission, you must submit an online application for the Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (JSP). No additional scholarship application fee is required.
The University will contact shortlisted applicants via email in November or December with a request to provide additional information and documentation.
All applicants will be notified of the outcome via email in January.