Japan Africa Dream Fully Funded Scholarship 2021

Opportunity Detail

  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Area of Study Art and Humanities Business and LawNatural Science Social Science
  • Level Master
  • Eligible Region/Countries
    African Development Bank member countries

Opportunity Description

Applications are now open for the Japan Africa Dream Fully Funded Scholarship 2021 program. This program was initiated in 2017 to provide scholarship opportunities for two years to outstanding African graduate students. The program is a capacity-building project enabling individuals to continue post-graduate studies. Thus, if you are a national of Africa and meeting the criteria, do not miss the opportunity to apply.

Important Details: 

Closing date: August 31, 2021

Result Announcement date:

Organized by: AfDB and Japan


  • Round trip economy class airfare covered by the program;
  • Basic medical insurance;
  • Tuition fees;
  • A monthly stipend allowance for living expenses, including study materials;
  • If applicable, a research grant also available for students who are engaged in researches;
  • Sometimes, courses like computer literacy and language preparatory course also covered by the scholarship;

Scholarship does not cover the following:

  • Visa expenses;
  • Family members travel, living, and accommodation expenses;
  • Under the graduate program, language courses are not funded;
  • Extra travels during the program period;
  • Field travels, participation at workshops or internships;
  • Study materials like computers;

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a citizen of AfDB member country;
  • Must be in good health;
  • The applicant must have a bachelor degree in the area of energy or related field obtained at least one year before the scholarship application deadline;
  • Having at least one year of experience in the development-related field after they graduate from an undergraduate degree;
  • Having an unconditional offer from a partner university for a master degree program;
  • Those who are now living in their home countries can not apply to this scholarship;
  • Applicants who have previously enrolled in a graduate degree program are not eligible to apply;
  • Not be a close relative of the ADB staff;

Eligible Countries

African Developing Bank member countries

Application Process

  • Prepare the necessary documents and send them to the host university;
  • University will assess your application and select candidates;
  • Then, the university shares the selected applicant’s documents to the AfDB;
  • The African Development Bank will review, approve and contact the scholarship winners;

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For detailed/more information, you can visit the official website here.

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