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The World Bank Scholarships Program contributes to the World Bank Group’s mission of forging new dynamic approaches to capacity development and knowledge sharing in the developing world. It is an important component of the Bank Group’s efforts to promote economic development and shared prosperity through investing in education and developing human resources in the developing world. Since 1982, the Program has helped to form a pool of over 6,000 well-trained and experienced development professionals, transforming their countries and positively impacting future generations. Currently, the World Bank Scholarships Program offers two sources of funding for graduate studies in development-related
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fields for mid-career professionals and researchers: Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) WBGSP Since 1987, JJWBGSP has enabled
more than 5,800 mid-career professionals from developing countries and Japan to complete graduate degrees in development-related fields. On an annual basis, the Government of Japan solely funds the JJ/WBGSP). Learn more
about how to apply for a JJWBGSP scholarship for Developing Country Nationals (/en/programs/scholarships#3) and for
has enabled PhD candidates from developing countries to undertake research at institutions abroad. Fellowships are for
All candidates who won a scholarship from the 2017 Call for Scholarship Applications for JJWBGSP preferred master degree programs have been informed. The next call for scholarship applications for the preferred programs is scheduled for late February 2018.
6–10 month periods and can be up to $25,000. The RSMFP was established with funding from the World Bank and the
RSM Fellowship Program:
governments of Bangladesh, China, India, Kuwait, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, and former Yugoslavia. This program may be
This program may be restructured. There are no plans to call for fellowship applications before Fall 2018.
Japan Nationals (/en/programs/scholarships#4). Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program (/en/programs/scholarships#2) (RSMFP) Since 1982, this fellowship program
restructured. There are no plans to call for fellowship applications before Fall 2018.
Inactive Program Japan Indonesia Presidential Scholarship Program (JIPS) This Program is no longer accepting applications. With a one-time $10 million grant from the Government of Japan, this scholarship supported three cohorts (2008–2010) of 43 Indonesian PhD students to study abroad under the sponsorship of one of the program’s ten partner Indonesian universities. This window is now closed to new applicants.
Columbia’s MPA in Economic Policy Management’s (http://sipa.columbia.edu/academics/programs/mpa economic-policy-managementl) application for enrollment in Fall 2018 is available now. The deadline to apply is Friday, January 5, 2018. As a partner (http://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/scholarships with our JJWBGSP scholarship, candidates for admission may be short-listed by Columbia and asked to apply for a JJWBGSP scholarship.
Yokohama National University's Program in Public Policy and Taxation is accepting applications (http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/9165715093745455 2018-Yokohama-Public-Policy-andTaxation.pdf) for enrollment in Fall 2018. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 28, 2018. As a partner (http://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/scholarships program with our JJWBGSP scholarship, candidates for admission may be short-listed by Yokohama and asked to apply for a JJWBGSP scholarship.
University of Tsukuba’s Program in Economic and Public Policy (PEPP) (http://pepp.hass.tsukuba.ac.jp/)is accepting applications for enrollment in Fall 2018. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 28, 2018. As a partner program with our JJWBGSP scholarship, candidates for admission maybe short-listed by Tsukuba and asked to apply for a JJWBGSP scholarship.
(http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/69953149728 Study-2016-Survey-Results.pdf) Learn about what alumni are doing: 2016 survey results
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(http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/56010149139 Vasconcellos.pdf) Roberto Prado De Vasconcellos (http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/56010149 Vasconcellos.pdf) United Kingdom "It is fascinating to meet other people from other parts of the world who share so many common traits with you. I believe that learning from so many different and interesting people (professors, colleagues, etc) made me learn a lot about myself as well."
JJ/WBGSP RESOURCES Partner Program scholarship (.xlsx 15 KB) (http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/79450147809
5065445/JJ-WBGSP-PartnershipPrograms.xlsx) Preferred Program scholarship (.xlsx 49 KB) (http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/37482147817 7457089/JJ-WBGSP-Preferred-Programs.xlsx)
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