Good news! International students can apply for the Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program 2024–2026, a fully funded master’s scholarship Program. The JJ/WBGSP scholarship will pay the whole cost of school, housing, economy-class airfare, and a monthly living allowance.
WBGSP is accessible to women and men from developing countries who are applying to a master’s program in a field related to development and who have relevant professional experience and a track record of supporting their countries’ development efforts.
JJWBGSP offers scholarships for 26 Participating Programs at universities in the United States, Europe, Africa, Oceania, and Japan in crucial development fields such as infrastructure management, economic policy management, and tax policy. You are not qualified for a JJWBGSP Scholarship if you are not admitted to one of these programs. After graduating, students from developing nations are determined to return home to employ their newly acquired skills and contribute to the cultural and economic advancement of their countries.
Details About The Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program 2024:
- Host Country: U.S., Europe, Africa, Oceania and Japan
- University: Newcastle University
- Degree Level: Master’s
- Course Duration: 2 years
- Deadline: In January and March 2024, the following application period for scholarships will open
- Click here to find the available master’s opportunities
Advantages Of The Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program 2024:
Applicants of the Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program 2024 will receive the following benefits:
- Economy-class plane travel from your nation to the host university is included at the start of your study program and shortly after the end of the scholarship year. Scholars will also get two round-trip flights as well as a $500 US travel reimbursement for each journey.
- The cost of your graduate program and the cost of your university’s basic health insurance.
- Throughout the duration of the scholarship, a monthly subsistence allowance to cover all living expenses (housing, food, etc., including books). The size of the allowance varies depending on the host country.
Note: Please be advised that only the first two years of the graduate program are covered by any JJ/WBGSP scholarships.
The JJ/WBGSP scholarship does not include the following:
- Application fees for visas.
- Expenses related to bringing and/or sustaining a scholar’s family.
- Extracurricular training or courses.
- Courses that don’t have enough credits to qualify for a graduate degree.
- The graduate program does not provide language instruction.
- More journeys were made while pursuing the study program.
- Costs associated with internships, field excursions, workshops/seminars, additional books for the classroom, or research; or equipment used in education, such as computers.
- Permit charge for residents.
Applicants must fulfill the following requirements to avail of the Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship:
- English is a required language.
- All nations in the world are eligible.
- Not possess dual citizenship with any advanced nation.
- Remain healthy.
- Possess a Bachelor’s (or comparable) degree that was acquired at least three years before the application deadline.
- Hold a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) and have three or more years of recent work experience in the development industry.
- At the time you submit your scholarship application, you must be employed full-time in a paid position doing work that is relevant to development. A developing country national from a nation that will be on the most recent list of fragile and conflict states published to applicants in the Application Guidelines for each call for scholarships is the only exemption to this rule.
- At least one of the JJ/WBGSP preferred university master’s programs must be located outside the applicant’s country of citizenship and country of residence listed when the call for scholarship applications opens on or before the Scholarship Application Deadline date, and admission must be unconditional (aside from funding). The letter of admission must be uploaded before submitting your application.
- Defining “Close relative” as Mother, Father, Sister, Half-Sister, Brother, Half-Brother, Son, Daughter, Aunt, Uncle, Niece, or Nephew; not be an Executive Director, his/her alternate, and/or staff of any type of appointment of the World Bank Group.
Note: We adhere strictly to all eligibility conditions. There are no exceptions. A call for applications that are open will NOT modify the eligibility standards. However, this information is subject to change between the conclusion of one application process and the beginning of another.
To apply for this scholarship, please follow these instructions:
- Prior to enrolling in any of the Partner Masters Degree Programs, you must first submit an application for admission.
- Contact the relevant university with questions about how to apply for admission to a partner program.
- From here, register for an account on the scholarship website.
Visit the program’s official website to learn more about The Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJWBGSP):