Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program 2025-2026 for International Students

As you approach the end of your final year, consider applying for the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program for 2025-2026. This prestigious scholarship offers a pathway to advanced studies in development-related fields at top international universities, providing comprehensive support for tuition, living expenses, and more.

Start preparing now by aligning your academic and professional experiences with the scholarship’s goals to enhance your eligibility.

Benefits of the Scholarship for International Students

The JJ/WBGSP offers a comprehensive package to support your academic journey, including:

  • Full Tuition Coverage: Ensures that all academic fees are paid directly to the participating university.
  • Monthly Living Stipend: Provides a substantial allowance to cover accommodation, food, and general living expenses.
  • Round-trip Airfare: Economy class air travel to and from the host university at the beginning and end of the study program.
  • Health Insurance: Basic medical insurance is obtained through the university.
  • Travel Allowance: A US $600 allowance for each travel to and from the host university.

This scholarship ensures that you can focus on your studies without the burden of financial constraints.

Eligibility Criteria for International Students

To be eligible for the JJ/WBGSP in year 2025-2026, you must meet the following conditions:

  • Citizenship: Must be a national of a World Bank member developing country that is listed here.
  • Academic Background: Must hold a Bachelor’s degree earned at least three years prior to the application deadline.
  • Professional Experience: Must have at least three years of development related employment.
  • Health Status: Must be in good health.
  • Admission Requirement: Must be admitted unconditionally (except for financing) to one of the participating master’s programs.
  • Non-eligibility for Staff and Relatives: Must not be an executive director, staff, or a close relative of someone from the World Bank Group.

Application Process for JJ/WBGSP

  1. Admission to a Participating Program: Before applying for the scholarship, secure an unconditional admission to one of the 53 designated master’s programs.
  2. Application Submission: Apply through the JJ/WBGSP portal, which becomes accessible only after securing admission to a participating program.
  3. Selection Criteria: Applications are evaluated based on the quality of professional experience, professional recommendations, commitment to your home country, and educational background.

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