The government of Japan and the World bank invite applications from mid-career professionals in developing countries for The Joint Japan/World bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP). The application deadline for the program is March 31st, 2009.
The program supports studies at the master’s degree level in fields related to development at universities in World Bank member countries.
In 2009, the Program collaborates with 41 higher education institutions worldwide and candidates are encouraged to apply to one of these institutions. Applications to other higher education institutions will also be considered.
The Program covers full tuition, the cost of basic medical and accident insurance, a monthly subsistence allowance and economy air travel.
Application form, information about eligibility and the application procedure are available on the World Bank Scholarships Program Web Site at www.worldbank.org/scholarships. Completed application packages must be received by March 31st, 2009. The awards will be announced in June 2009.
Correspondence and information requests may be sent to:
The World Bank
Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
1818 H St. NW
Washington DC, 20433, USA
fax: (202) 522-4036
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