Fully Funded World bank Scholarship

FULLY FUNDED WORLD BANK SCHOLARSHIPS

The Development Economics Vice Presidency of World Bank if offering scholarships to young researchers and students. World Bank is providing scholarships through the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJWBGSP)

Benefits:
  • Two way Economy class air and US $500 travel allowance for each trip
  • Tuition fees for your graduate program and the cost of
  • Medical insurance obtained through the university
  • Monthly subsistence allowance to cover all living expenses including accommodations, food, books etc.
Eligibility:
  • Candidates must be citizens of member countries of World Bank
  • They should not have dual citizenship of another developing nation state
  • After or on the date of application call, they should not be staff of the World Bank Group or close relative of any staff of World Bank Group
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent attained at least three years prior the application deadline
  • They should at least have a three years-experience in development-based employment since completion of their undergraduate degree

Exception: Candidates from conflict-stricken and fragile developing nation states will be given special consideration (Check the list Annex 3 of application guidelines)

  • The program should be outside the country of citizenship or residence of the applicant
Application Process
  • The candidates should obtain an unconditional admission for the upcoming year to one or more of the participating master’s program of JJ/WBGSP listed in the JJWBGSP website
  • Application is done electronically by filling the online application form
Required Documents:
  • Two recommendation letters from professional experience
  • Completed application form
  • Documentation showing years of experience in development-related work. Please visit the FAQs for this
  • Bachelor’s degree diploma and diploma of most advanced graduate degree if applicable
  • C.V. in the format shown in this guidance
  • Unconditional admission letter to JJ/WBGSP master’s program for the upcoming year except for financing 

For more information please visit the World Bank Scholarship Program website

Application Deadline: For the first application window- 28th February 2022, for the second application window- 27th March 2022

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