Fully Funded World bank Scholarship


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)

  • 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.
  • 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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