Fully Funded Japan World Bank Joint Scholarship Program 2023

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The Japan World Bank Joint Scholarship is an opportunity for individuals from developing countries to study in top countries. The scholarship program is offered for students who have gained a bachelor’s degree and want to pursue a master’s degree program. This fully-funded master’s scholarship program aims to help international students with two years or more experience in the development sector and look forward to earning a graduate or master’s degree in a program related to development. It is an opportunity for students who wish to study abroad to widen their horizons but cannot afford to do so without external funding and financial support.

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Are you ready to apply for the JJWBGS? Hurry up and start application process. The scholarship is fully funded, covering all expenses related to studying abroad. Opportunities Circle has listed the benefits below.

Benefits of the Japan World Bank Joint Scholarship Program:

  • Opportunity to study abroad and gain knowledge in the field of your interest.
  • The scholarship will cover the economy class air travel cost.
  • $500 will be provided as a travel allowance for each trip.
  • In addition, full tuition fee coverage.
  • The scholarship will also cover the medical insurance of scholarship recipients.
  • Lastly, a monthly allowance will be provided to cover accommodation, food and book costs.


Requirements for JJWBGSP 2023:

  • Bachelor’s degree/diploma
  • Proof of work experience
  • Letter of admission
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Complete application form
  • Medical certificate
  • Valid passport/identification card


Eligibility Criteria of the Japan World Bank Joint Scholarship Program:

  • Applicants must have citizenship in one of the eligible countries.
  • They must have completed a Bachelor’s degree no less than three years before applying for the scholarship program.
  • Applicants have at least three years of work experience after completing a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Applicants should have no major health issues.
  • Furthermore, they must not have relatives (through blood, marriage, or adoption) that work for the World Bank.
  • Applicants should have employment in the development sector when applying for the Joint Japan World Bank scholarship program.
  • Moreover, a minimum of three years of employment in the development sector after completing an accredited Bachelor’s degree.
  • All eligibility criteria must be fulfilled when applying for the Joint Japan World Bank Scholarship Program. The host organization will not consider applicants if they do not meet all the requirements.


Eligible Regions: Pakistan, Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Gambia, Grenada, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Iraq, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lebanon, Liberia, Madagascar, Maldives, Marshal Islands, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, St. Lucia, Sudan, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Uganda, Vanuata, Palestine and Gaza, Zambia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire, Dominica, Fiji, Ghana, Guyana, Honduras, Kenya, Kosovo, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Samoa, Senegal, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Tuvalu, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe


Application Window 1:

  • Master of Public Health (John Hopkins)
  • MSv Conflict, State Building and Development (Univeristy of Birmingham)
  • Master of Development Practice (University of California-Berkeley)
  • Master of Urban Design (University of Hong Kong)
  • Educational Policy Studies (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  • Health Systems Policy and Management (Vrije Universiteite)

Application Window 2:

  • Master of Climate Change (Australian National Unievrsity, ANU)
  • Environmental and Resources Economics (ANU)
  • Public Policy (ANU)
  • Arts in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence (Brandeis University)
  • Global Health Policy and Management (Brandeis University)
  • MPA in Development Practice (Columbia – School of International and Public Affairs)
  • public administration (Columbia – School of International and Public Affairs)
  • Master of Urban Management and Development (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  • Public Administration in International Development (Harvard – Kennedy School of Government)
  • MSc in Water and Sustainable Development — Water, Food and Energy Track (IHE Delft Institute)
  • Water Hazards, Risks and Climate Track (IHE Delft Institute)
  • MSc in Water and Sustainable Development — Water and Health Track (IHE Delft Institute)
  • Water Resources and Ecosystem Health Track (IHE Delft Institute)
  • Taxation Policy and Management (Keio University)
  • MSc Development Management (London School of Economics)
  • MSc Development Studies (London School of Economics)
  • International Social and Public Policy
  • MSc Global Health Policy (London School of Economics)
  • Tax Course of the Public Finance Program (GRIPS)
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering (Saitama University)
  • MSc International Finance and Development (SOAS University of London)
  • Master in International Policy (Stanford University)
  • Master in Economic Policy Management (Université Clermont-Auvergne – FERDI)
  • Master of Public Health (University of Leeds)
  • Master of Public Policy (University of Oxford)
  • MSc in Refugees and Forced Migration Studies (University of Oxford)
  • MA Environment, Development and Policy (University of Sussex)
  • MA Food and Development (University of Sussex) 
  • MSc Climate Change, Development and Policy (University of Sussex)
  • MA Migration and Global Development (University of Sussex)
  • Master of Public Policy, International Program (University of Tokyo)
  • International Program on Agricultural Development Studies (University of Tokyo)
  • Master’s Program in Economic and Public Policy (University of Tsukuba)
  • Infrastructure Management Program (Yokohama National University)
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