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Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

The mission of the World Bank Group is to reduce poverty and improve living standards through sustainable development and investment in people. The World Bank Institute (WBI) is at the forefront of the Bank's efforts to promote learning and deliver to the stakeholders, the best thinking and experience emerging from around the world on issues crucial to reform and socio-economic development.

Scholarship value

  • 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, you will receive a US $500 travel allowance for each trip.
  • tuition for your graduate program and the cost of basic medical insurance usually obtained through the university.
  • a monthly subsistence allowance to cover living expenses, including books, while you are on campus studying at the preferred masters program. The amount of the allowance varies depending on the host country.

Country of origin

World Bank Member countries

Level of study


Field of study

Development in fields such as economics, health, education, environment, natural resource management, or other developmentā€‘related subject.

Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program application
In order to be eligible for a Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program, you should meet all the requirements.