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ADB – Japan Scholarships

ADB (Asian Development Bank) – Japan Scholarships or ADB – Japan Scholarships are a scholarship program offered by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Japan aimed at providing financial assistance to students from developing countries wishing to pursue postgraduate studies in Asia and the Pacific who would like to pursue these studies. The scholarships cover tuition and other education-related costs, and offer a living allowance for scholarship recipients. It is the main objective of the scholarship program of the ADB to provide opportunities for capacity building and the development of human resources in the countries that are members of the ADB.

Process for ADB Scholarships

The process for applying for ADB-Japan Scholarships typically involves the following steps:

  1. Check eligibility: Make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria set by ADB and the Government of Japan, including citizenship, age, academic qualifications, etc.
  2. Find a suitable program: Choose a postgraduate program in a relevant field offered by an eligible institution in the Asia and Pacific region.
  3. The first step in the application process is to prepare and submit an online application, which includes information about your personal and educational background, a statement of purpose, and letters of recommendation.
  4. Participate in the selection process: The scholarship selection process usually involves an evaluation of the applicant’s academic background, work experience, and leadership potential.
  5. Receive notification: Successful applicants will be notified of their award by ADB and the scholarship-awarding institution.
  6. Start your studies: Once you have received your scholarship award, you can begin your studies and take advantage of the financial and educational support provided by the scholarship program.

Note: Specific application requirements and processes may vary from year to year, so it’s a good idea to check the ADB website for the most up-to-date information about the program.

The benefits of ADB-Japan Scholarships include:

  1. Financial support: The scholarship provides financial support for tuition and other education-related costs, as well as a living allowance to help cover expenses during the program.
  2. Networking opportunities: ADB-Japan Scholarships provide opportunities for scholarship recipients to network with other professionals and scholars from the Asia-Pacific region.
  3. Improved skills and knowledge: Scholarship recipients have the opportunity to improve their skills and knowledge through advanced academic study and research in their field of study.
  4. Career advancement: The scholarship program can help recipients advance their careers by providing them with new knowledge, skills, and experience in their field.
  5. Contribution to development: Scholarship recipients have the opportunity to contribute to the development of their home countries through the application of the knowledge and skills they gain during their studies.
  6. Exposure to diverse cultures and perspectives: Scholarships provide an opportunity to experience different cultures, perspectives and ideas, which can broaden the recipient’s outlook and lead to a deeper understanding of the world.

Note: The specific benefits may vary depending on the program, so it’s a good idea to check the ADB website for more information.

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Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship for Nepali Students

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Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho): MEXTScholarship

Japanese government scholarship supports foreign students who study in higher education institutions, selected on the recommendation of the Japanese Embassy/Consulate General, University, or Authority. Read more


Young Leaders’ Program

The Young Leaders’ Program (YLP) is one of the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Student programs that aims to contribute to cultivating future national leaders in Asia and other countries. Read more


Undergraduate Students

1. Application Guideline (Download

2. Qualifications
Applicants must be Nepali nationals between 17 to 24 years of age as of April 1st, 2023 (i.e. born between April 2nd, 1998 and April 1st, 2006). Applicants must have completed 12-year regular course of education and have secured 75% marks (CGPA: 3.5) for Natural Sciences and 65% (CGPA: 2.9) for Humanities and Social Sciences individually in SEE and plus two exams.

3. Fields of Study
Humanities and Social Sciences (A):
1. Law, 2. Politics, 3. Pedagogy, 4. Sociology, 5. Literature, 6. History, 7. Japanese language, 8. Others
Humanities and Social Sciences (B):
1. Economics, 2. Business Administration, 3. Others (Accounting, Financial economies, etc.)
Natural Sciences A:
Science (1. Mathematics, 2. Physics, 3. Chemistry), Electric and Electronic Studies (4. Electronics, 5. Electrical Engineering, 6. Information Engineering), Mechanical Studies (7. Mechanical Engineering, 8. Naval Architecture), Civil Engineering and Architecture (9. Civil Engineering, 10. Architecture, 11. Environmental Engineering), Chemical Studies (12. Applied Chemistry, 13. Chemical Engineering, 14. Industrial Chemistry, 15. Textile Engineering) and Other Fields (16. Metallurgical Engineering, 17. Mining Engineering, 18. Maritime Engineering, 19. Biotechnology).
Natural Science B:
Agricultural studies (1. Agriculture, 2. Agricultural Chemistry, 3. Agricultural Engineering, 4. Animal Science, 5. Veterinary Medicine, 6. Forestry, 7. Food Science, 8. Fisheries), Hygienic studies (9. Pharmacy, 10. Hygienic, 11. Nursing), Science (12. Biology).
Natural Science C:
1. Medicine, 2. Dentistry.

The field of study must be the same as the applicant’s previous study leading to their final graduation.

4. Terms of Scholarship
Five years (seven years for medical/veterinary) from April 2023 to March 2028, including one year of preparatory education in the Japanese language and other subjects. In principle, the selected applicants must be able to leave for and arrive in Japan between 1st and 7th of April, 2023.

5. Language: All classes will be given in the Japanese language.

6. Application (Application Forms)

  • Please send the notarized copies of your academic records (mark-sheets, certificates) and citizenship certificate together with an application form and a recommendation form to education@km.mofa.go.jp by July 1st, 2022 at the latest. For more detail, make sure you read the Application guidelines.
  • We only accept submissions by email. Please make sure that attachments for the email should be below 10MB, otherwise, we cannot receive them.
  • Please use “[MEXT application: undergraduate] Surname_Givenname_Middlename” as the title of your submission email.
  • Please make sure to keep the original of your application documents. You will need to submit them after the interview.

7. Selection
Qualified applicants must attend the written examinations to be conducted by the Embassy on July 9th, 2022. The subjects are as follows:
Humanities and Social Sciences: English, Mathematics, and Japanese
Natural Science A: English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Japanese
Natural Science B & C: English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Japanese


Specialized Training College Students

1. Application Guideline (Download)

2. Qualifications
Applicants must be Nepali nationals between 17 and 24 years of age as of April 1st, 2023 (i.e. born between April 2nd, 1998 and April 1st, 2006). Applicants must have completed 12-year regular course of education and have secured 75% marks (CGPA: 3.5) for Natural Sciences and 65% (CGPA: 2.9) for Humanities and Social Sciences individually in SEE and plus two exams. 

3. Fields of Study
Technology, Personal Care and Nutrition, Education and Welfare, Business, Fashion and Home Economics, Culture and General Education

4. Terms of Scholarship
Three years from April 2023 to March 2026 including one-year preparatory education in the Japanese language and other subjects to be provided upon arrival in Japan. In principle, the selected Applicant must be able to leave for and arrive in Japan between the 1st and 7th of April 2023.

5. Language: The Applicants must be willing to learn the Japanese language and receive education at a professional training college in the Japanese language.

6. Application (Application Forms)

  • Please send the notarized copies of your academic records (mark-sheets, certificates) and citizenship certificate together with an application form and a recommendation form to education@km.mofa.go.jp by July 1st, 2022 at the latest. For more detail, make sure you read the Application Guideline.
  • We only accept submissions by email. Please make sure that attachments for the email should be below 10MB, otherwise, we cannot receive it.
  • Please use “[MEXT application: training] Surname_Givenname_Middlename” as the title of your submission email.
  • Please make sure to keep the original of your application documents. You will need to submit them after the interview.

5. Selection
Qualified applicants must attend the written examinations of English, Mathematics, and Japanese to be conducted by the Embassy on July 9th, 2022.

For further information, log on to:https://www.studyinjapan.go.jp/en/Attention to Japanese Government Scholarship   All application procedures for the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship are conducted through the Japanese Embassy or higher education institutions in Japan.
If you would like to know further information regarding the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship, please contact the Japanese Embassy or the higher education institutions in which you wish to enroll.
The application fee is not charged.
Please be aware that organizations or individuals who charge application fees or deposits for the procedures of this scholarship have no relation with the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship.

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Scholarship in Japan for Nepali Students

Japan offers a variety of scholarships to international students who wish to study in the country. These scholarships are designed to provide financial support to students who would otherwise be unable to afford to study in Japan. Some of the common types of scholarships available in Japan include:

  1. Government Scholarships: The Japanese government offers several scholarships to international students, such as the Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship and ADB – Japan Scholarships.
  2. University Scholarships: Many universities in Japan also offer scholarships to international students, either independently or in partnership with other organizations.
  3. Private Scholarships: Private organizations and foundations in Japan also provide scholarships to international students.
  4. Study Abroad Scholarships: Some organizations and foundations provide scholarships specifically for students studying abroad in Japan.

Scholarships can cover various expenses, including tuition fees, living expenses, and travel costs. The eligibility criteria, application process, and amount of funding vary depending on the type of scholarship and the organization offering it. Students are encouraged to research and apply for multiple scholarships to increase their chances of receiving financial support.

The Japanese Embassy in Nepal is announcing Scholarships in Japan for Nepali Students for variety of courses and programs. Nepalese students can now apply for Japan Embassy Scholarships. For the academic year 2023, Nepali students can apply for Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences through the Japanese Embassy. The following scholarships are available under the MEXT Scholarship Program under Scholarship in Japan for Nepali Students for the Academic Year 2023 – 2024 for Postgraduate/Research Students, Undergraduate Students, and Specialized Training College Students:

University University of Tokyo
Subject Honjo International Foundation Scholarships at University of Tokyo, Japan
Deadlines Open
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University University of Birmingham
Subject Yokatopia Scholarships for International Students in Japan
Deadlines Open all year.
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