December 7, 2023

Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program Opens Applications for Developing Country Nationals – Next calls for applications on January 15 and March 25, 2024!


The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) has unveiled the forthcoming application windows for its graduate studies scholarships, available to nationals of developing countries, including all Maghreb countries. Aimed at empowering professionals from developing countries, the program encourages individuals committed to their nations’ development to apply. The scholarship covers a range of master’s programs across diverse fields.

Successful applicants will receive a comprehensive scholarship package covering full tuition and mandatory fees, a monthly living stipend, health insurance, round-trip airfare, and a travel allowance. Upon completing the program, scholars are required to return to their home countries and apply their acquired skills to contribute to social and economic development.

Interested individuals can find application guidelines and more on eligibility criteria on the program website JJ/WBGSP Program Website

More about the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program:

Established in 1987, the JJ/WBGSP has supported mid-career professionals from developing countries, awarding over 7,000 scholarships across 160 countries to date. All Maghreb countries are eligible for JJ/WBGSP, further expanding the program’s global impact.

Subject to available funding, JJ/WBGSP offers scholarships for 49 participating master’s programs in 27 universities across the U.S., Europe, Africa, Oceania, and Japan. These programs cover key areas of development, including economic policy management, tax policy, and infrastructure management, providing a diverse range of options for prospective scholars.

For more information see attachments below in English and French.