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Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

/ 21 Mar 2022

Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

Type: Master's Degree

Who: Arab students interested in studying in Japan

What: - 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.

When: 2022-2023

Where: Universities in Japan

Program Length: 2 years

Deadline to Apply: 27 May 2022

Citizenship: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Destination Countries: Japan

Academic Subject(s): All Subjects

Description:
The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJWBGSP) is open to citizens of certain developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts. Applicants must have received an unconditional offer of admission to a master’s degree programme in a development-related topic at a participating university.
Develop-related topics include economic policy management, tax policy, and infrastructure management, at participating universities around the world. Please see Annex 2 of the Application Guidelines for a more extensive list of suggested development-related topics.
The JJWBGSP is one of the currently active programmes offered through the World Bank’s Development Economics Vice Presidency (DEC). Since 1982, the DEC’s scholarship programmes have helped to form a pool of over 6,000 well-trained and experienced development professionals and scholars, transforming their countries and positively impacting future generations.
Deadline: Application Window 2 will be open from March 29, 2022, to May 27, 2022, at noon Washington time.
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.
– A monthly subsistence allowance to cover all living expenses (accommodations, food, etc., including books) during the scholarship period. The amount of the allowance varies depending on the host country.
Eligibility:
Applicants should:
– Be a national of a World Bank member developing country on this list;
– Not hold dual citizenship of any developed country;
– Be in good health;
– Hold a Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree earned at least three years prior to the Application Deadline date;
– Have three 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.
– Have at least three years of paid development-related employment since earning a Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree and acquired within the past six years from the date of the Application Deadline. (Please see the FAQs on how to count qualified part-time employment toward the three-year requirement.) The only exception to this criterion is for nationals from a country that is on the list of Fragile and Conflict States featured in Annex 3 of the Application Guidelines. In these exceptional cases, we do take into consideration the limited employment opportunities in countries listed in Annex 3.
– On or before the Scholarship Application Deadline date, be admitted unconditionally (except for funding) for the upcoming academic year to at least one of the JJ/WBGSP participating master’s programs (Application Window 2) located outside of the applicant’s country of citizenship and country of residence listed at the time the call for scholarship applications opens. The letter of admission must be uploaded before submitting your application.
– Not be an executive director, his/her alternate, and/or staff of any type of appointment of the World Bank Group or a close relative of the aforementioned by blood or adoption.
How to Apply:
Apply through the following link.

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