ADB-Japan Scholarship at University of Auckland

Deadline: 20 July 2017
Open to: citizens of ADB’s developing member countries
Scholarship: fully funded


The ADB-Japan Scholarship program aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to undertake postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asia-Pacific region. The University of Auckland is one of the participating academic institution.

The University of Auckland programs covered by this scholarship scheme are limited to the following:

  • Master of Public Health;
  • Master of Science (Environmental Science);
  • Master of Arts (Development Studies);
  • Master of International Business;
  • Masters Programmes in Engineering.


  • Be a national of an ADB borrowing member. For a list of current developing member countries visit ADB – Japan Scholarship Programme;
  • Have gained admission to an approved masters at an approved academic institution;
  • Have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with a superior academic record;
  • Have at least two years of full-time professional work experience (acquired after a university degree) at the time of application;
  • Be proficient in oral and written English communication skills to be able to pursue studies;
  • Be under 35 years old at the time of application. In exceptional cases, for programs which are appropriate for senior officials and managers, the age limit is 45 years;
  • Be in good health;
  • Agree to return to your home country after completing the program.


  • Tuition fees at the University of Auckland;
  • Airfare from the scholar’s home country to Auckland, New Zealand;
  • Basic cost of living in Auckland;
  • Health and medical insurance in New Zealand;
  • Airfare from Auckland, New Zealand, to the scholar’s home country at the conclusion of his or her course of study;
  • For scholars engaged in research, a special grant may be available for thesis preparation.

How to apply?

In order to apply please fill the application.

For more information please visit the official web page.

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