Joint Japan World Bank Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is open for certain developing countries, to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who are applying for a master degree program in a development-related topic. This scholarship has produced enormous results, it has inspired people from different countries to reach their academic dreams, it has helped to harnessed hidden scholars, we are happy to be offering you the opportunity. See also Illinois Wesleyan University Scholarships: 2021/2022 For International Students
About Joint Japan World Bank Scholarship Program
The scholarships currently holds at all the eligible representing institutions from the selected countries, Developing country nationals of World Bank Member Countries. Courses, levels and fields of study includes all eligible courses at the selected universities in U.S., Europe, Africa, Oceania, and Japan in key areas of development, including economic policy management, tax policy, and infrastructure management (check here 48 Participating Programs).
Scholarship Value, Benefits and Duration
Joint Japan World Bank Scholarship Program provides successful applicants with the following benefits:
- Economy class air travel between your home country and the host university at the start of your study program and immediately following the end of the scholarship period. In addition to the two-way air travel, scholars will receive a US $500 travel allowance for each trip.
- Tuition for your graduate program and the cost of basic medical insurance obtained through the university.
- While on campus during the scholarship period, a monthly subsistence allowance to cover all living expenses (accommodations, food, etc., including books). The amount of the allowance varies depending on the host country.
- Please note all JJ/WBGSP scholarships cover the duration of the graduate program or two years, whichever is less. see also Türkiye Burslari Scholarships 2021/2022 For International Students
The JJ/WBGSP scholarship does not cover:
- VISA application(s) costs
- Expenses to bring and/or support a scholar’s family members;
- Extra-curricular courses or training;
- Courses that do not meet the minimum credits required to earn the graduate degree;
- Language training not provided by the graduate program;
- Additional travel during the course of the study program;
- Expenses related to research, supplementary educational materials, field trips, participation in workshops/seminars, or internships; or
- Educational equipment such as computers.
- Resident permit fee
Applicants for JJ/WBGSP should meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Should be a national of a World Bank member 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;
- Be employed in development-related work in a paid full- time position at the time of submitting the scholarship application. Have at least 3 years of paid development-related employment since earning a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent university degree) and acquired within the past 6 years from the date of the Application Deadline.
- On or before the Scholarship Application Deadline date, be admitted unconditionally (except for funding) for the upcoming academic year to at least one of the JJ/WBGSP participating master’s programs located outside of the applicant’s country of citizenship and country of residence listed at the time the call for scholarship applications opens. The letter of admission must be uploaded before submitting your application.
- Not be an Executive Director, his/her alternate, and/or staff of any type of appointment 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.
Application Procedure & Instructions
For you to be eligible and considered a JJ/WBGSP scholarship, you should first apply and be unconditionally accepted for admissions to at least one of the Participating Programs. The scholarship application must be submitted online before 21 May 2021. In your application, you are expected to upload an unconditional letter of acceptance any of the participating master’s degree program.
Please kindly visit the official scholarship website for your application and further enquiries, you are expected to follow the application guidelines carefully and make sure you follow the steps as stated: https://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/scholarships#3
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