Application Window #2 of the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Programme 2022–2024
The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Programme (JJ/WBGSP) is open to citizens of certain developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who are applying to a master’s degree programme in a development-related topic. Subject to available funding, JJWBGSP offers scholarships for 26 participating programmes at 20 universities in U.S., Europe, Africa, Oceania and Japan in key areas of development, including economic policy management, tax policy, and infrastructure management. Please note that if you are not admitted to one of these 26 programmes, you are not eligible to apply for a JJWBGSP Scholarship in 2022.
Global - Developing countries
After earning their degree, developing country scholars commit to return to their home country to use their new skills and contribute to their countries’ social and economic development. A JJWBGSP scholarship provides tuition, a monthly living stipend, round-trip airfare, health insurance, and travel allowance. A detailed list of benefits is also available on the website.
Details on Eligibility Criteria for each call for applications are provided in that call’s Application Guidelines, and these detailed eligibility criteria are strictly adhered to. No exceptions are made. Broadly speaking, Developing Country nationals must:
Be a national of a World Bank member developing country on this list;
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.
Candidates will have to fill out the 2022 online application form (Window2). Please read completely the 2022 online application form for developing country nationals by navigating the online application form 2022 as well as the application guidelines.