Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program 2023

Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program 2023

Attend participating universities in the United States, Europe, Africa, Oceania, and Japan to further your education. happy news The Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program is presently accepting applications.
 In this article, we'll go into great detail regarding this scholarship program, its advantages, and how to apply.International students can apply for the fully financed master's scholarship under the Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program 2023–2025. The JJ/WBGSP scholarship will pay the whole cost of school, housing, economy-class airfare, and a monthly living allowance.

Scholarship Summary

  • Level of Study: Masters
  • Institution(s): Newcastle University
  • Study in: U.S., Europe, Africa, Oceania and Japan
  • Opportunity Focus Areas: Click here to find the available masters opportunities
  • Program Period: 2 years
  • Deadline:
    • Application Window#1: From January 16 to February 28, 2023 at noon Washington time.
    • Application Window #2: From March 27 to May 26, 2023 at noon Washington time.

Scholarship Coverage

Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program provides the recipient 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.

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

Eligibility Criteria for Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

To be eligible for The Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program – JJWBGSP, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Required Languages: English
  • Eligible Countries: All World Countries
  • 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.  The only exception to this criterion is for developing country nationals from a country that will be on the updated list of Fragile and Conflict States provided to applicants in the Application Guidelines for each call for scholarships.

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 preferred university master’s programs and located outside of the applicant’s country of citizenship and country of residence listed at the time the call for scholarship applications open. 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; *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 for The Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program?

Please follow the following steps to avail this scholarship:
Prior to enrolling in any of the Partner Masters Degree Programs, you must submit an application (s). 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.


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