Application & requirements

Deadline for application

To be announced. Application will open February 2016

Requirements for application

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must fulfill the requirements below.

Applicants must:

  • be a national of a developing country;
  • not be a dual citizen of any developed country;
  • hold a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent university degree) earned before 2013
  • have at least 3 years of development-related experience since earning a Bachelor’s degree.
  • commit to returning home to their country on graduation in order to use your enhanced knowledge and skills towards your community’s, country’s or region’s development.

Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program application
For more information about the application procedure, visit the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program website.