Application Deadline: 12th April annually
The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Programme – JJ/WBGSP is inviting applicants for applications from developing country nationals and Japanese nationals for Ph.D. and Master degree programs starting this 2022-2022 academic year.
The Joint Japan / World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program is open to both women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who are applying to a Ph.D. or Master degree program in a development-related topic.
The scheme offers scholarships for over 200 Preferred Programs, across a wide array of development topics and for 14 Partner Programs at universities in the U.S., Africa and Japan in key areas of development, which include economic policy management, tax policy, and infrastructure management.
After acquiring the degree, the candidates are expected to return to their home country to implement their new skills and contribute to their countries’ social and economic development.
It assessed applications according to three (3) key factors: academic excellence, professional experience, and relevance of the program of study. Precedence is being given to candidates from the public sector with a high potential to affect the development in their own countries after completion of their studies.
It strongly encouraged applicants to use the online application form available in French, English, or Spanish.