ADB Scholarship at University of Hawaii in Manoa 2021-2022

Scholarship in Business and Law , in Engineering , in Social Science
  • Apply Before : December 1, 2020
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree Master
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTS
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
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Opportunity Description

Deadline: December 1, 2020                                       Result notification: Mid May-early June 2021

Start of the program: August 2021                             Duration: 1 – 2 years

Location: USA                                                              Institution: the University of Hawaii at Mona (UHM)

Asian Development Banks offers its 2021-2022 scholarships for ADB member countries to pursue their master’s degrees in the participating countries. If you are from a developing country looking forward to an opportunity to fund your master degree education, you are recommended to apply to Asian Development Bank Scholarship offered to study in ADB – JSP approved fields of study at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) and participated in different leadership development, residential and educational program at East-West Center, USA.

Fields of study:

  1. Business Administration (Global MBA) – GMAT required
  2. Business Administration (Global MBA – Japan focus) – GMAT or GRE required
  3. Economics (MA ) – GRE required
  4. Geography (MA) – GRE required
  5. Law (LLM degree) 
  6. Natural Resources and Environmental Management (MS) – GRE required
  7. Ocean and Resources Engineering (MS) – GRE required
  8. Oceanography (MS) GRE required
  9. Pacific Islands Studies (MA) 
  10. Public Administration (MPA)
  11. Sociology (MA)- GRE required
  12. Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences (MS) – GRE required
  13. Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)

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Benefits of Scholarships :

ADB scholarships cover the following expenses:

  • Accommodation
  • SEVIS Fee
  • Tuition fee
  • Monthly allowance to cover the expenses
  • Book and educational material allowance
  • Health insurance
  • Travel cost to and from Hawaii


Who is eligible for the ADB-JSP Scholarship?

  • Hold citizenship of a developing country  that should be the ADB member country and residing in the same country
  • Be 35 or younger during the application time
  • Obtained a 4-year undergraduate study or equivalent ( 3 years bachelor + 1-year master degree or a 2-year bachelor’s degree + 2-year master degree)
  • Completed minimum of two years of professional work experience after university graduation (Full time)
  • Be proficient in the English language. (valid TOEFL CBT 213, IBT 79-80,  IELTS 6.5)
  • Return back to home country

Note: those who are living in a country other than his/her country of citizenship and those who want to study their second master’s degree are not eligible.


How to apply?

Eligible applicants can apply to the University of Hawaii at Manoa for admission to a master degree program by submitting an application with all required documents  and submit  ADB-JSP scholarship application to east-west center, 


Required documents:

  • Academic transcripts and certificates
  • CV
  • If available upload
    • TOEFL/IELTS results, ( the last date to arrive March 1, 2021)
    • Application status received from UHM
  • upload recommendation form sent to referees
  • Essays
  • And other documents required by the program
  • GRE / GMAT (if required for the program)


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For more information please visit the website of East-West Center or click here to download the complete information. 

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