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Introduction to the Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship
Applications for the Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarships are now open. The World Bank and Japan offer a fully funded scholarship program for students from developing countries to pursue their master’s degree studies. Recipients can apply to any participating universities and programs in the U.S., Europe, Africa, Oceania, and Japan, with the scholarship covering tuition fees, travel expenses, living expenses, and health insurance. Eligible students must have a bachelor’s degree, relevant work experience, and English language proficiency.
The JJ/WBGSP is open to more than 160 developing countries. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree earned at least 3 years before the application deadline. The World Bank Graduate Program is open to male and female applicants. And they strongly encourage female applicants to apply. Everyone has an eye on the Joint Japan World Bank program.
The scholarship provides a comprehensive benefits package, which includes tuition, health insurance, a living allowance, airfare, and a book allowance. The scholarship also provides an opportunity for professional development through workshops, seminars, and meetings with World Bank staff.
Benefits of the Joint Japan World Bank Scholarship
Applicants to the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Program must be international students. The program is fully funded, and there is no application fee. The full benefits of this program include the following:
- Economy class Air Travel between your home country and the host university.
- Two-way airfare, with an additional travel allowance of US $500 per trip for scholars.
- Full Tuition for your graduate program
- Cost of medical insurance.
- Monthly stipend to cover all the expenses, such as accommodation, food, and books.
- The amount also varies depending on the country where you will get scholarships, such as the U.S., Europe, Africa, Oceania, and Japan.
To be eligible for the JJWBGSP:
- Applicants must be nationals of a developing country. The list of developing countries by the World Bank is listed here
- Applicants must have completed a bachelor’s degree program to apply for the Joint Japan Master Program.
- Applicants must have nationality from a country listed by the World Bank.
Participating Universities and Courses Under JJ/WBGSP
The JJ/WBGSP, which stands for Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Program, offers scholarships for 52 different master’s programs spread across 27 prestigious universities located in different parts of the world. You can access the list of participating universities and the specific programs they offer by visiting the official website of JJ/WBGSP. This program provides an excellent opportunity for students to pursue higher education in their desired field of study and gain valuable knowledge and skills from some of the best institutions in the world.
How to Apply
The application window for the scholarship is as follows:
- Application Window 1: 15th January 2024 to 29th February 2024
- Application Window 2: March 25 to May 24, 2024
In order to apply for the Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Program, it is mandatory for all interested applicants to complete the full application form with all the required documents. Please note that an incomplete application will not be processed. Therefore, it is essential to ensure that all the necessary information and documents are included before submitting your application. You can find the link to the application form on the official website of the scholarship program provided below.
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