Saturday , December 3 2022

ADB Scholarships for developing countries, Australia

Applications are invited for Fully funded Asian Development Bank (ADB) Scholarships from well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to undertake postgraduate studies in development-related fields at the University of Sydney, Australia.


The Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) was established in April 1988 with financing from the Government of Japan. It aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to undertake postgraduate studies in development-related fields. Upon completion of their study programs, scholars are expected to contribute to the economic and social development of their home countries.

The Asian Development Bank/Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) offers about 150 postgraduate Scholarships a year for studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields.

Eligible fields

Applicants for ADB Scholarships are required to apply to the following eligible fields of study at the University of Sydney:


Successful Scholarships applicants will receive the following benefits:

  • Full tuition fees
  • A monthly allowance for expenses, housing, books and instructional materials, medical insurance and travel
  • For scholars engaged in research, a special grant may be available for thesis preparation
  • In special circumstances, computer literacy, preparatory language and other similar courses may be covered under the scholarship


To be eligible for Fully funded Scholarships, an applicant must:

  • be a citizen of the Asia Development Bank’s developing member countries
  • have gained an unconditional offer for one of the approved postgrad courses listed above
  • have at least two years full-time professional work experience (acquired after a university degree) at the time of application
  • be aged 35 years or under at the time of application
  • not have already completed a master degree
  • not previously studies overseas
  • be living and working in your home country


Applicants must follow the following for ADB Scholarships at the University of Sydney:

  • Lodge an application for admission to one of the above degrees direct to the University, using the ‘apply now’ option within Find a course to take you to the Sydney Student portal where you apply and upload supporting documents
  • Complete the ADB-JSP Information Sheet and upload it to your application. Use filename “ADB Scholarship Application Sheet’ and upload it as evidence of the scholarship you have applied for
  • Complete the Income Conversion to US Dollars form and upload to your application in the general documents area
  • The University of Sydney application processing fee (APF) will be waived if you choose ‘I have applied for a scholarship’, and ‘submit and request fee waiver’ when submitting your course application
  • Your ADB-JSP application will only be considered, if you receive an unconditional offer to one of the above degree programs prior to the ADB-JSP application deadline
  • If your entry is conditional on English language proficiency or academic documentation, you must provide all required documents before the ADB-JSP scholarship deadline
  • Upload evidence of two (2) years work experience (your CV) and your latest income tax return (an official letter from an employer may be accepted in cases where an income tax return is not available)

Scholarships Apply link

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