Asian Development Bank Scholarship 2020 is a Fully-Funded scholarship in Japan, for which applicants are invited from around the world to study Postgraduate Degree at the Asian Institute of Technology.

So, here is a great opportunity is waiting for the individuals who want to complete their Master’s Degree in Japan for free, as the Japanese government offers 140 Scholarships annually at the Asian Institute of Technology for this purpose.

All expenses are paid by the scholarship providers for the duration of your stay in Thailand. The time period for the Asian Development Bank Fully Funded Scholarships in Thailand is about 1 to 2 years, whereas the maximum duration is 2 years for MA, MS, & MBA Programs.

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Asian Development Bank Scholarship 2020 Details:

Host Country:

  • Japan

Host Institute:

  • Asian Institute of Technology

Course Level: 

  • Postgraduate, MA/Ph.D

Time Limit:

  • 1 to 2 Years

Number of Scholarship:

  •  140 (per year)

Scholarship Type: 

  • Fully-Funded

Scholarships offered by:

  •  Japanese government

Fields offered by ADB Scholarship 2020:

Scholarships offered in the Fields of Economics, Management, Science and Technology, and other Development-Related fields. The detailed list is given below:

Science and Technology:

  1. Software Engineering
  2. Electronics
  3. Computer Science
  4. Information Management
  5. Industrial Engineering & Management
  6. Design and Manufacturing Engineering
  7. Microelectronics
  8. Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems
  9. Telecommunications
  10. Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  11. Nanotechnology
  12. Information and Communications Technologies
  13. Microelectronics and Embedded Systems
  14. Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure Management
  15. Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
  16. Structural Engineering
  17. Transportation Engineering
  18. Water Engineering and Management
  19. Geosystem Exploration and Petroleum Geoengineering
  20. Offshore Technology and Management

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Environment, Resources, and Development-Related Fields:

  1. Agricultural Systems & Engineering
  2. Aquaculture & Aquatic Resources Management
  3. Energy
  4. Food Engineering & Bioprocess Technology
  5. Pulp and Paper Technology
  6. Gender and Development Studies
  7. Natural Resources Management
  8. Regional & Rural Development Planning
  9. Environmental Engineering & Management
  10. Urban Environmental Management
  11. Agribusiness Management
  12. Energy and Environment
  13. Climate Change for Sustainable Development

Multidisciplinary Courses among Schools:

  1. Cleaner Production (SAT, SCE, SERD, and SOM)
  2. Integrated Tropical Coastal Zone Management (SERD and SCE)
  3. Integrated Watershed Development and Management (SERD and SCE)
  4. Modeling Tools for Environment and Resources Management (SERD and SCE)
  5. Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation, and Management
  6. Environmental Geotechnics and Management
  7. Greater Mekong Subregion Development Study
  8. Energy Business Management


  1. Management of Technology
  2. International Business
  3. International Public Management
  4. Business Administration
  5. Banking and Finance


Asian Development Bank Scholarship 2020 is a Fully Funded Scholarship that covers:

  • Tuition Fees of selected candidates
  • Provide Subsistence Allowance including Housing Allowance
  • Student’s Medical and Accident Insurance
  • Books’ expenses
  • Travel expenses
  • Provide Visa Fees, Airport Taxes, Luggage Allowance
  • Thesis/Research Allowance will be given
  • Photocopying expenses, School Supplies, Typing and Computer Charges, Postage, Communications as well as Binding Charges will be cover
  • Local Travel Costs and Accommodation for out-of-town trips

Eligibility Criteria:

In order to avail the opportunity, the candidate must be/have:

  • National of an Asian Development Bank (ADB) Country. Visit the ADB – Japan Scholarship Programme to check if you’re a national of ADB countries.
  • Bachelor’s degree or it’s equivalent with a good academic record.
  • Minimum 2 years of professional working experience (acquired after a university degree).
  • Not more than 35 years old at the time of application. However, the age limit is 45 years old for programs that are suitable for senior officials and managers.
  • Return their home country after completion of scholarship duration.

Required Documents:

Documents required to apply for the Asian Development Bank Scholarship 2020 are:

  • A copy of Degree Certificate and Transcript (of 4 years undergraduate degree program)
  • Two letters of Recommendation
  • English Language Expertise Requirement: TOEFL (computer-based: 213 or iTOEFL: 80), or IELTS: 6 or equivalent
  • Working experience certificate provided b the employer
  • Income statement (if married, submit the spouse income statement, otherwise parent income statement)
  • ADB-JSP Information sheet

Deadline to Apply for ADB Scholarship 2020:

  • The last date to apply for ADB Scholarship 2020 is 31st March 2020

Application Procedure:

You can apply online by clicking the “APPLY ONLINE HERE” button given below:

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