Japan Africa Dream Scholarship Programme

African citizens wishing to pursue a graduate-level degree in energy development and related disciplines are invited to apply for the Japan Africa Dream Scholarship (JADS) Programme. The scholarship will cover all the expenses associated with the two-year Master’s at a university in Japan. The deadline is on Tuesday 31st August 2021.

The Japan Africa Dream Scholarship (JADS) Programme is a capacity building project by the African Development Bank and Japan which was initiated in 2017.

JADS’ core areas of study focus include energy, agriculture, health, environmental sustainability, and engineering. 

The scholarship program provides tuition, a monthly living stipend, round-trip airfare, health insurance, and travel allowance.

Upon completion of their studies, the beneficiary scholars are expected to return to their home countries to apply and disseminate their newly acquired knowledge and skills, and contribute to the promotion of sustainable development of their countries.

The deadline is on Tuesday 31st August 2021.


Main Criteria

Candidates must be nationals of a AfDB member country. A Bachelor’s degree in a field related to energy as well as a minimum of one year’s professional experience are required.

Applicants living or working in a country other than his or her home country are not eligible for scholarships.

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