The Joint Japan/ World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) ) is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who are applying to a master degree program in a development-related topic.
Location of Study: Universities in U.S., Africa and Japan
Scholarship Type: Full scholarship
Faculty of study: Unspecified
Level of Study: Masters
A JJWBGSP scholarship provides tuition, a monthly living stipend, round-trip airfare, health insurance, and travel allowance.
Developing Country nationals must:
- Be a national of a World Bank member developing country;
- Not hold dual citizenship of a developed country;
- Be in good health;
- Hold a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree earned at least 3 years prior to the Application Deadline date;
- Have 3 years or more of recent development-related experience after earning a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree;
- Be accepted unconditionally to enroll in the upcoming academic year in at least one of the JJWBGSP Preferred or Partner masters degree Programs;
- Not be an Executive Director, his/her alternate, and/or staff of all types of appointments 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;
How to Apply
Applicants can apply for scholarships to both Preferred and Partner Programs. The next call for applications for a JJWBGSP Scholarship to one of our Preferred Programs is scheduled to open January 25, 2017, More information. http://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/scholarships#Who