The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who are applying to a master degree program in a development-related topic.
Developing Country nationals must:
Be a national of a World Bank developing countries member.
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 scholarship 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.
Deadline: April 11, 2019
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