Japan Africa Dream Scholarship (JADS) Program AfDB 2021-22
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Applicants from AfDB member countries who are applying to a graduate degree program in energy development or a similar subject must have relevant professional experience and a history of helping their countries’ development efforts. Other graduate degree programs are not eligible for the program’s scholarships.
Beneficiary scholars are expected to return to their home countries after completing their studies to use and spread their newly gained knowledge and skills, as well as contribute to their nations’ long-term development.
University of Cape Town, University of Pretoria, University of Nairobi, Kenyatta University, Nelson Mandela Africa Institute of Science and Technology, University of Ghana, University of Ibadan, University of Ouagadougou, The University of Tokyo, Sophia University, Kyoto University, Osaka University, The University of Tokyo, Sophia University, Kyoto University, Osaka University, The University of Tokyo, Sophia University, Kyoto University, Osaka University, The University of Tokyo, Sophia University, Kyoto University, Osaka University
Subjects that are available include:
Under this scholarship program, you can study the following subjects.
The scholarship program provides tuition, a monthly living stipend, round-trip airfare, health insurance, and travel allowance.
- Those who have been accepted into an authorized Masters degree program at a Japanese partner university are eligible to participate in the program.
- Candidates must be 35 years old or younger, in excellent health, and have a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in the energy field or a related field, as well as a strong academic record.
- Scholars are expected to return to their native nation after completing their studies to contribute to its economic and social growth.
- The Eligibility Criteria are stated in the Application Guidelines for particular call, and these specific eligibility criteria are rigorously followed. There are no exceptions.
- Nationals of African countries must, in general, meet the following requirements:
- Requests for information, application forms, and processes from the JADS partner university chosen by the applicant.
- The applicant completes and submits all needed paperwork to the institution.
- Applicants are evaluated and chosen by the university.
- The AfDB sends chosen applicants to the university.
- The African Development Bank (AfDB) evaluates university proposals, compiles the final list, and approves it.
- The African Development Bank contacts chosen recipients and notifies the universities.
The scholarship application deadline is August 31, 2022.