The application is now open to apply for the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) 2020 open to women and men from developing countries. This is a fully-funded world bank scholarship for developing countries student and all expenses and tuition fees covered by the host organization.
JJWBGSP offers scholarships for more than 200 preferred programs, covering a wide variety of development topics and for 14 associate programs at US universities. USA, Africa, and Japan in key areas of development, including economic policy management, fiscal policy, and infrastructure management.
After graduating, developing country scholars commit to returning to their home country to use their new skills to contribute to the social and economic development of their countries. Interested applicants are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity and apply to be trained in a highly-rated institution of higher learning.
Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship 2020
- Funded By: Joint Japan/ World Bank
- Country: United States of America, Japan, and Africa
- Scholarship level: Master’s Degree
- Scholarship Worth: Fully Funded Scholarship 2020
- Deadline: 11th April 2020
- Master’s in Agricultural Systems and Engineering (ASE )
- Master’s in Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management (AARM )
- Master’s in Environmental Engineering and Management (EEM )
- Master’s in Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology (FEBT )
- Master’s in Gender and Development Studies (GDS )
- Master’s in Natural Resources Management (NRM )
- Master’s in Regional and Rural Development Planning (RRDP )
- Master’s in Urban Environmental Management (UEM )
- Master’s in Water Engineering and Management (WEM )
Joint Japan Scholarship Eligibility
Nationals of developing countries should:
- Be a citizen of a developing country member of the World Bank
- Not having dual citizenship in a developed country
- To have good health
- Have a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) obtained at least 3 years before the application deadline
- Have 3 years or more of recent development experience after earning a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)
- Be unconditionally accepted to enroll in the next academic year in at least one of the JJWBGSP Preferred Master or Partner Programs
- Air travel in economy class between your country of origin and the destination university at the beginning of your study program and immediately after the end of the scholarship period plus travel grant of $ 500 for each trip to their graduate program and the cost of basic medical insurance normally obtained at the university
- Monthly subsistence allowance to cover living expenses, including books The amount of the grant varies according to the host country.
- Tuition for your graduate program and the cost of basic health insurance generally obtained through the university’s monthly subsistence allowance to cover living expenses, including books.
- A monthly allowance to cover living expenses, including books. The amount of the grant varies according to the host country.
- Please note that all JJ / WBGSP scholarships cover the duration of the graduate program or two years.
JJ / WBGSP scholarship does not cover
- VISA application costs
- Expenses to bring and / or support a student’s family
- Extracurricular courses or training
- Additional trips during the course of the study program.
How to apply
Applicants should visit the official website of the application and choose their preferred option.
Applying for a scholarship in a preferred program: Those seeking a scholarship in the JJ / WBGSP preferred program must, in parallel, apply for admission to one or more preferred programs and apply for a JJWBGSP scholarship.
Applying for a Scholarship in a Partner Program: Applicants for a JJ / WBGSP Partner scholarship must first apply for admission to one or more Master Partner Degree programs. Questions about how to apply for a partnership program should be submitted to the respective university.