Economic and Public Policy (PEPP) of the University of Tsukuba! This is
the admission page of PEPP. In PEPP, there are two tracks: PEPP WB/ADB
scholarship track and General Track. The following document is about
PEPP WB/ADB scholarship track. If you are not sure which track is
appropriate for you, please also check PEPP General Track.
is now open for enrollment in October, 2019 as below.From enrollment in
October 2018, the Course in Public Policy is no longer available. Only
the Course in Economic Policy will be offered.
General Information on Admission of PEPP WB/ADB Scholarship Track
To apply to PEPP, applicant must:
- Hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent and have
completed 16 years of school education (up to undergraduate level). A
strong background in economics and associated quantitative tools (linear
algebra, calculus and basic statistics) is highly recommended.
- Note: Those applicants who have completed their
university education in countries where formal schooling lasts less than
16 years, who are at least 22 years old, and who have spent at least
one year in a research or similar institution, may qualify to apply by
filling out and submitting the provided form (Certificate of Research
- Demonstrate proficiency in oral and written English communication skills by submitting either of the following:
- Demonstrate verbal and quantitative skills by submitting either of the followings:
- Be in good health with respect to the capacity to be a
productive scholar for the duration of the Graduate Program, as
certified by a medical doctor.
|Score of standardized test such as IELTS / TOEFL / TOEIC||Other evidence such as a letter from the university or current working place, as deemed appropriate by the Graduate School|
|Score of standardized test such as the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)||Other evidence such as a letter from the university or current working place, as deemed appropriate by the Graduate School.|
applicants who fulfill eligibility requirements of both scholarships can
apply to both JJ/WBGSP and ADB-JSP.
i) To apply for a JJ/WBGSP scholaship, applicants must:
Not hold dual citizenship of any developed country;
Be in good health;
Hold a Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree earned at least 3 years prior to the Application Deadline date;
Have 3 years or more of recent development-related work experience after earning a Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree;
Be employed in development-related work in a paid full- time position
at the time of submitting the scholarship application. The only
exception to this criterion is for developing country nationals from a
country that will be on the updated list of Fragile and Conflict States
provided to applicants in the Application Guidelines for each call for
Not be an Executive Director, his/her alternate, and/or staff of any
type of appointment of the World Bank Group or a close relative of the
aforementioned by blood or adoption with the term “close relative”
defined as: Mother, Father, Sister, Half-sister, Brother, Half-brother,
Son, Daughter, Aunt, Uncle, Niece, or Nephew; *Please note: All
eligibility criteria are strictly adhered to. No exceptions are made.
Eligibility criteria WILL NOT change during an open call for
applications. However, this information is subject to change between the
close of one application process and the opening of the next.
ii) To apply for an ADB-JSP scholarship, applicants must:
A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with superior academic record.
At least two (2) years of full-time professional working experience
(acquired after a university degree) at the time of application.
Proficiency in oral and written English communication skills to be able
to pursue studies.
Have proficiency in oral and written English communication skills.
Be not more than 35 years of age at the time of application.
Be in good health.
Not more than 35 years old at the time of application. In exceptional
cases, for programs which are appropriate for senior officials and
managers, the age limit is 45 years old.
In good health.
Should agree to return to his/her home country after completion of studies under the Program.
Executive Directors, Alternate Directors, management and staff of
ADB, consultants, and close relatives of the aforementioned are not
eligible for the Scholarship.
Staff of ADB-JSP designated institutions are not eligible for the Scholarship.
Applicants living or working in a country other than his/her home country are not eligible for scholarships.
ADB-JSP does not support applicants who are already enrolled in graduate degree programs.
ADB-JSP does not sponsor undergraduate studies, distance learning
programs, short-term training, conferences, seminars, thesis writing,
and research projects.