The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is calling men and women from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts to apply to a master degree program in a development-related topic. Since 1987, it has helped more than 5,800 mid-career professionals from developing countries and Japan to complete graduate degrees in development-related fields
JJWBGSP scholarships available for over 200 Preferred Programs (.xlsx 49 KB) spanning a wide array of development topics and for 14 Partner Programs (.xlsx 15 KB) at universities in U.S., Africa and Japan in key areas of development, including economic policy management, tax policy, and infrastructure management.
Universities in U.S., Africa and Japan
Field of Study
Please see the preferred program
Level of Study
International students from developing countries
- Monthly living stipend
- Round-trip airfare
- Health insurance
- Travel allowance
To be eligible, you 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;
*Please note: All eligibility criteria are strictly adhered to. No exceptions are made. Eligibility criteria WILL NOT change during an open call for applications. However, this information is subject to change between the close of one application process and the opening of the next.
How to Apply
You can apply for scholarships to both Preferred and Partner Programs. The process to apply to a Preferred Program and to a Partner Program differs for both program. If you interested to apply JJ/WBGSP Partner Program scholarship (.xlsx 15 KB) you must first apply for admission to one or more of the Partner Masters Degree Program(s). Inquiries on how to submit an admissions application to a partner program should be submitted to the respective university. But if you want to apply JJ/WBGSP Preferred Program scholarship (.xlsx 49 KB) you must, in parallel, apply for admissions to one or more of the Preferred Program(s) and apply for a JJWBGSP scholarship through an open call typically announced within the first two months of a calendar year.
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