The Asian Development Bank - Government of Japan Scholarship (ADB-JSP) is a sought-after scholarship grant for Master in Business Administration and Master in Development Management aspirants at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM). This scholarship is a full scholarship grant which is the most prestigious at AIM.
The perks of this scholarship if availed for study at AIM are the following:
- Full Tuition Fee
- Dormitory Accommodation
- Management Research Report (thesis)
- Living Allowance
The application procedure for this scholarship is simple though ADB's selection criteria is very stringent. The first thing an applicant should do is to complete the application for MBA or MDM at AIM. The requirements can be found at AIM website with the following link.
When you submit all the requirements for admission at AIM, you have to include there a letter of intent and the ADB-JSP Application form.
In the letter of intent, you have to express your desire to avail the scholarship grant for your MBA or MDM studies. On the other hand, you can download the ADB-JSP Application form from ADB website in the following link.
When you are admitted for the MBA or MDM program, that's the only time the admissions officer at AIM considers you for ADB-JSP scholarship. At one point, AIM will also ask for your income tax return as well as that of your family members. If the admissions committee deems that you are qualified to be given the scholarship, then you will be notified by email and snail mail.
What the ADB wants to accomplish by granting this scholarship is to produce leaders who can contribute to the development of its member countries. As such, in order for you to have a higher chance of being awarded such scholarship, your application should be geared towards that end.