Asian Development Bank–Japan Scholarship Program: Annual Report 2012

Date: November 2013
Type: Statutory Reports and Official Records
ADB funds and products
Series: Annual Reports of the Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program
ISBN: 978-92-9254-343-3 (print), 978-92-9254-344-0 (web)


This document presents the activities of the Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Fund for the year 2012, the 24th year of the fund.

The Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) was established in 1988 to provide well-qualified citizens of developing member countries an opportunity to undertake postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at 27 educational institutions in 10 countries in Asia and the Pacific. Between 1988 and 2012, Japan contributed around $135 million to the JSP. A total of 2,966 scholarships have been awarded to recipients from 35 member countries, 1,045 of whom are women. Of the total, 2,627 scholars have already completed their courses. An average of 150 scholarships are being awarded each year.


  • Introduction
  • 2012 Program and Activities
  • ADB–JSP Helps Students and Alumni Achieve Career Aspirations
  • Theses and Research Papers Completed in 2012
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • Appendixes