JAD Fully Funded Scholarship Program For Young Africans, Japan 2018



The Japan Africa Dreams Fully Funded Scholarship Program for Young Africans in Japan, 2018 is now made available for Africans who are interested in pursing a 2 year Masters degree program in Japan.

This scholarship program is created 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.

Application Deadline: Varying by institutions

Eligible Countries: 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.

Type: Masters


Applicants must be Citizens of the above mentioned countries

Applicants must have completed their bachelors degree program

Applicants should be 35 years old or younger; in good health

Applicants must Have 1 years or more of recent development-related experience after earning a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree

Applicants must be proficient in English Language.

Application Process: The scholarship application must be complete through the university of choice and include two professional references

1.  Applicant requests for application information from any African partner university.

2.  Applicant receives application forms of their preferred Japanese partner institution.

3.  Applicant completes required documents for application including JADS information sheet.

4.  Applicant sends documents to the selected Japanese partner university.

5.  University sends shortlist of candidates to AfDB.

6.  AfDB review submission from universities.

7.  AfDB recommends awardees based on its selection criteria to the Japanese. Executive Director for approval

8.  AfDB contacts selected awardees, and informs partner universities.

9.  AfDB organizes a seminar of all scholars at the AfDB headquarters in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

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