World Bank Master Scholarships Program [ Fully funded ]

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program 

Open to women and men from developed countries with appropriate technical expertise and a history of promoting the development activities of their countries who qualify for a development-related Master’s degree program.

According to the funds available, JJWBGSP provides scholarships for 30 Recommended Programs (.xlsx) covering a broad variety of development issues and for 10 Partner Programs (.xlsx) at the U.S., European and Japanese universities in core growth fields including economic policy administration, tax policy, and infrastructure management.

Note The partner programs and preferred services that scholars updated by 2020. You are not eligible to qualify for a JJWBGSP Scholarship in 2020 if you are not accepted to one of these programs.

Details

  • Opportunity Type: Fully funded
  • Opportunity: Scholarship
  • Scholarship Level: Master degree
  • Awarding Country: Japan | Europe | USA
  • Organization: The World Bank
  • Gender: Male and Female
  • Scholarship Availability: Developed countries
  • Deadline: 31.April.2020

Benefits

  • Provides tuition
  • Monthly living stipend
    • Accommodations
    • Food
    • books
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Health insurance
  • Travel allowance US $500
  • For more information about benefits Follow the Link
  • The JJ/WBGSP scholarship does not cover
    • VISA application expenses
    • Support Family Member
    • Courses or Training
    • Language training
    • Additional travel

The World Bank Scholarships Program currently provides two types of financing to mid-career professionals and students for graduate studies in development-related fields:

Eligibility

  • Do not hold dual nationality in any developing country
  • Be in good health
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) at least 3 years before the date for registration
  • Having 3 years or more of recent development-related job experience after receiving a (or equivalent) Bachelor’s degree
  • At the time of submission of the scholarship application, be employed in development-related jobs in a paying full-time job.
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Eligible Country

Eligible for JJWBGSP Scholarship
Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Angola
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bangladesh
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cabo Verde
Cambodia
Cameroon
Central African Rep.
Chad
Comoros
Congo, Dem. Rep. of
Congo, Rep. of
Côte d’Ivoire
Djibouti
Dominica
Egypt, Arab Rep.
El Salvador
Eritrea
Eswatini
Ethiopia
Fiji
Gambia, The
Georgia
Ghana
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
India
Indonesia
Iran, Islamic Rep. of
Iraq
Jamaica
Jordan
Kenya
Kiribati
Kosovo, Republic of
Kyrgyz Republic
Lao People’s D.R.
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Macedonia, FYR of
Madagascar
Malawi
Maldives
Mali
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Micronesia, F. S.
Moldova
Mongolia
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Rwanda
Samoa
São Tomé and Principe
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Sudan
Sri Lanka
St. Lucia
St.Vincent & the Grenadines
Sudan
Suriname
Syrian Arab Republic
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tonga
Tunisia
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Venezuela, Rep. Bol. de
Vietnam
Yemen, Republic of
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Selection Process

The JJ / WBGSP uses the following method to review applications from developing country nationals for qualifying scholarships, with the goal of selecting applicants with the greatest potential to affect their country’s growth after completing their graduate studies.

Two professional assessors evaluate each qualifying applicant separately and rate the applicant on a scale of 1 to 10 taking into account four key factors and the degree of consistency between them:

  1. Quality of Professional Experience (30% weight)
  2. Quality of Professional Recommendations (30% weight)
  3. Quality of Commitment to your Home Country (30% weight)
  4. Quality of Education Background (10% weight)

How to Apply

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For more information please visit the official website of World Bank

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