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Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

This program (jointly funded by the World Bank and the Government of Japan) gives scholarship to students to undertake graduate studies in a development-related field. To date, there have been 1,152 scholarships to applicants from 146 World Bank member countries, mostly Africa, East Asia, Latin America and South Asia.

 Requirements   national of a World Bank member country; under 45 years of age (normally under 35); good health and character; bachelor degree in a development-related field; 4-5 years of recent professional experience in a field related to economic development (usually in their home country and in public service); have applied for a graduate degree program at 2 universities in any World Bank member country; proposed a program of study related to development (usually in economics, business, planning, or a related area)
 Support   one year of graduate study for a master degree with possible extension to the second year; funding includes: tuition, fees, medical insurance, subsistence living expenses including books, economy travel expenses; limited language training
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 More Info
 Contact    The JJ/WBGSP Secretariat, World Bank, Room M-4017, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20423, USA
     Fax: (202) 522-4036

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