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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

The East-West Center - Asian Development Bank-Government of Japan (ADB) Scholarship

Overview

The Asian Development Bank-Government of Japan (ADB) Scholarship offers one location for study in the United States, at the East-West Center and the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, located in Honolulu, Hawaii. The ADB scholarship provides support for graduate studies at the University of Hawai‘i while living in residence and participating in the educational activities at the East-West Center.

Eligibility for an ADB Scholarship

Recipients of these highly competitive scholarships must be citizens of developing countries that are members of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and have the equivalent of a four-year bachelor's degree and two full years of work experience. The ADB Scholarship is approved for study in architecture, business administration, economics, geography, law (LL.M. degree only), natural resources and environmental management, ocean and resources engineering, oceanography, Pacific Islands studies, public administration, sociology, tropical plant and soil science, and urban and regional planning. Participants may also pursue the specialized Japan-focused master of business administration (JEMBA). To determine citizenship eligibility, visit www.adb.org for a list of current ADB member countries.

- Applicants must be a citizen of a developing member country of the Asian Development
Bank.
- Applicants must have a 4-year bachelor’s degree or the equivalent of a 4-year
bachelor’s degree, at the time of application. (An equivalent could be a 3-year
bachelor’s degree plus a 1-year master’s degree, or a 2-year bachelor’s degree


plus a 2-year master’s degree. This is subject to review.)
- Applicants must have a Master’s degree that is equivalent to a U.S. Master’s
degree to apply for Doctoral studies.
- Applicants must have at least 2 full years of professional work experience at the time of application.
- Applicants must take one of the English proficiency tests; the minimum acceptable scores are 550 for TOEFL or 6.0 for IELTS.
- Applicants living or working in a country other than his/her home country are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.
- Applicants who have earned or studied abroad for a degree, or may be seeking a second master’s or second doctorate degree are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Participation in East-West Center

ADB degree fellows are required to participate in the East-West Center’s Student Program. As basic components of this program, ADB fellows are expected to:
a) participate in the Wednesday Evening Seminar, Fall 2011 semester and Spring semester
2012;
b) be involved in the EWC degree participant community;
c) submit a monthly report during the first year to the Associate Dean, detailing participation
in UHM and EWC activities;
d) participate in a community service activity for 90 hours during the award period; and
e) complete the requirements for the East-West Center Leadership Certificate.
Refer to www.eastwestcenter.org/studentprograms for more information regarding these
activities.

PROCEDURES FOR COMPLETING AND SUBMITTING THE ADB SCHOLARSHIP

APPLICATION FORM

No Application Fee is required to apply for the ADB Scholarship. Complete the ADB application and UH application and mail along with the required supporting documents to the East-West Center ADB Scholarship Office at the following address to be postmarked no later than November 1, 2010.

(LL.M. applicants use the LL.M. Program application instead of the UH application).
Mail to: East-West Center
Award Services Office
ATTN: ADB Scholarships
1601 East-West Road, JAB 2066
Honolulu, HI 96848-1601 USA

Please note: Send all applications and supporting documents to the East-West Center. Do not send any applications or supporting documents to the University of Hawai`i. The November 1 postmark deadline for the ADB Scholarship application cannot be extended. Applications with a postmark after November 1 will not be considered.

Correspondence:

Please send correspondence and all ADB Application documents to:

East-West Center
Award Services Office
ATTN: ADB Scholarships
1601 East-West Road, JAB 2066
Honolulu, HI 96848-1601 USA
Telephone number: (808) 944-7738
Fax number: (808) 944-7730/7070 (please do not send application forms and supporting
documents by fax)
Email: adbjsp@eastwestcenter.org
http://www.eastwestcenter.org/fileadmin/resources/education/StuApps/ADB_apps/ADBFall2011ApplicationInstructions.pdf


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anti snore on October 26, 2010 at 10:51 PM said...

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