Joint Japan – World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ / WBGSP), 2018 is open to citizens of certain developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting the development efforts of their countries who are applying for a master’s program in a field related to the developed topic.
Subject to available funding, JJWBGSP offers scholarships for 26 participating programs at universities in the US, Europe, Africa, Oceania, and Japan in key development areas, including economic policy management, fiscal policy, and infrastructure management.
Please note that if you are not admitted to one of the possible 26 programs, you are not eligible to apply for a JJWBGSP scholarship in 2022.
To accommodate the academic calendar of participating JJWBGSP programs, the next application process will be organized in two rounds :
After obtaining their degree, academics from developing countries commit to returning to their country of origin to use their new skills and contribute to the social and economic development of their countries.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?
Details on the Eligibility Criteria for each call for applications are provided in the Application Guidelines for that call, and these detailed eligibility criteria are strictly adhered to.
No exceptions are made.
COUNTRIES ELIGIBLE FOR THE JJWBGSP SCHOLARSHIP IN 2022
Afghanistan, Angola, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Bhutan, Cape Verde, Cape Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, West Bank and Gaza, Comoros, Congo- Dem. Rep., Congo- Rep., Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Dominica, Egypt-Arab Rep., El Salvador, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Philippines, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran- Islamic Rep. and much more.
What benefits do the Joint Japan Scholarships – World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ / WBGSP), 2018 offer?
The JJ/WBGSP scholarship provides the recipient with the following benefits:
1. Economy class air travel between their home country and the host university at the beginning of their study program and immediately after the end of the scholarship period.
2. In addition to roundtrip air travel, students will receive a US $500 travel allowance for each trip.
3. Tuition for your graduate program
4. Basic medical insurance obtained through the university.
5. While on campus during the scholarship period, a monthly living allowance to cover all living expenses (room, board, etc., including books).
6. The amount of the allocation varies according to each host country.
7. Please note that all JJ/WBGSP scholarships cover the duration of the graduate program or two years, whichever is less.
THE JJ / WBGSP SCHOLARSHIP DOES NOT COVER:
a. Costs of the VISA application(s)
b. Expenses to bring and/or support family members from a scholar.
c. Extracurricular courses or training.
d. Courses that do not meet the minimum credits required to obtain a graduate degree.
and. Language training is not provided by the graduate program.
F. Additional trips during the course of the study program.
g. Expenses related to research, supplementary educational materials, field trips, participation in workshops/seminars, or internships.
h. Educational equipment such as computers.
i. Residence permit fee
IMPORTANT NOTE: The JJ/WBGSP scholarship can only complement, and not duplicate, any other source of financial support/scholarship you may have. If you are notified as a semifinalist or awarded a scholarship, you must inform and document the JJ/WBGSP at that time if you have other sources of scholarship funds.
Important dates to note
Application Window 1:
From January 17, 2022, to February 28, 2022, at noon Washington time, participating JJWBGSP programs accept applications in window n. 1
Application Window 2:
March 29, 2022, through May 27, 2022, at noon Washington time