Fully Funded Japan Africa Dream Scholarship (JADS) Program for Young Africans in Japan-2019/2020 Entry is now open at the Africa development bank group in Japan.
The overarching goal that the AfDB and the Government of Japan seek to attain is to enhance skills and human resources development in Africa in a number of priority areas pertaining to science and technology with a special focus on the energy sector. The program provides tuition, a monthly living stipend, and round-trip airfare, health insurance, and travel allowance.
The overarching objective of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs), thus contributing to poverty reduction.
The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
FULLY FUNDED JAPAN AFRICA DREAM SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY
Scholars are selected on the following criteria:
- African Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe students are eligible to apply
- The program is open to those who have gained admission to an approved Masters degree course at a Japanese partner university. Candidates should be 35 years old or younger; in good health; with a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in the energy area or related area; and have a superior academic record. Upon completion of their study programs, scholars are expected to return to their home country to contribute to its economic and social development.
- Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
FULLY FUNDED JAPAN AFRICA DREAM SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
- Applicants must, in parallel, apply for admissions to one or more of the partner universities and apply for a JADS scholarship through an open call typically announced within the 2nd quarter of a calendar year.
Application must include:
- Applicant sends documents to the selected Japanese partner university
- Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before August 31, 2019 will be considered for the scholarship.
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