The World Bank is now accepting applications from suitably qualified students into their World Bank Scholarship 2022/2023 edition for international students. It is a well-funded scholarship for all students
he World Bank has just announced its Master’s scholarship program for students from selected developing countries for the 2022-2023 academic year.
About World Bank Scholarship
The World Bank Scholarship Program offers scholarships to international students wishing to continue their education in one of the 48 participating programs at a university in the United States, in Europe, Africa, Oceania, and Japan.
Also, in key areas of development, including economic policy management, fiscal policy, and infrastructure management.
The World Bank Scholarship Program contributes to the World Bank Group’s mission of forging new dynamic approaches to capacity development and knowledge sharing in the developing world.
It is an important component of the Bank Group’s efforts to promote economic development and shared prosperity through investing in education and developing human resources in the developing world.
What are the Scholarship Program Details?
DEADLINE: May 21, 2022.
FINANCING: Full (Travel + Tuition Fees + Allowance…
HOST COUNTRY: At the choice of the candidate (USA, Canada, France, Japan …)
ELIGIBLE COUNTRY: Below is the list:
Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, DR Congo, Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Dominica, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Micronesia, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Honduras, Iraq, Lebanon, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Palestine, Yemen
Europe: Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic.
America: Nicaragua, Venezuela.
Core Benefit of Applying for World Bank Scholarship
The scholarship offers the recipient the following benefits:
- Round-trip air travel between your home country and the host university;
- Besides airline tickets, a travel allowance of US $500 for each trip;
- Tuition fee exemption;
- Basic medical coverage;
- Accommodation on campus,
- A monthly allowance, the amount of which varies depending on the host country.
Master Programs Available For World Bank Scholarship
Please note that you should apply separately to one of these 48 programs on the official website of the relevant university and be admitted to be considered for the scholarship:
|Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand)||Sustainable Energy Transition </ td >|
|Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand)||Water Engineering and Management|
|Australian National University (Australia)||Climate Change|
|Australian National University (Australia)||Environmental and Resource Economics|
|Australian National University (Australia)||Environmental Management and Development|
|Australian National University (Australia)||Public Administration|
|Australian National University (Australia)||Public Policy|
|Brandeis University (USA)||Master of Arts in Sustainable International Development|
|Brandeis University (USA)||Conflict Resolution and Coexistence|
|Brandeis University (USA)||Global Health Policy and Management|
|University of Carinthia (Austria)||Management of Conservation Areas|
|University Columbia (USA)||School of International and Public Affairs – Economic Policy Management|
|University Columbia (USA)||Public Policy|
|University Columbia (USA)||Development Practice|
|Cornell University (USA)||Professional Studies in Global Development|
|Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands)||Urban Management and Development|
|Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government (UK)||Public Administration in International Development|
|IHE Delft Institute (Netherlands)||Environmental Science and Technology|
|IHE Delft Institute (Netherlands)||Sanitation|
|IHE Delft Institute (Netherlands)||Water Management and Governance|
|University chrétienne internationale (RD Congo)||Public Economics|
|Johns Hopkins University (USA)||Master of Public Health – International Health and Epidemiology|
|Keio University (Japan)||Business and Commerce & Taxation Policy and Management|
|Kobe Institute of Computing (Japan)||Information Systems|
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA)||Data, Economics and Development Policy|
|Meiji University (Japan)||Public Policy|
|National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) (Japan)||Tax Course of the Public Finance Program|
|Pennsylvania State University (USA)||Architectural Engineering|
|Saitama University (Japan)||International Graduate Program on Civil and Environmental Engineering|
|SOAS University of London (UK)||International Finance and Development|
|University of Birmingham (UK)||Conflict, State Building and Development|
|University of British Columbia (Canada)||International Forestry|
|University of California-Berkeley (USA)||Master of Development Practice|
|Université Clermont-Auvergne FERDI (France)||Master in Economic Policy Management|
|Université Félix Houphouët Boigny (France)||Economic Policy Management Program|
|University of Hong Kong (China)||Urban Design (MUD)|
|University for Peace (United Nations)||Peace Education|
|University of Reading (UK)||Agriculture and Development|
|University of Reading (UK)||Climate Change and Development|
|University of Reading (UK)||Development Finance|
|The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP) (Japan)||Master of Public Policy, International Program|
|University of Tokyo (Japan)||International Program on Agricultural Development Studies (Global Agricultural Sciences)|
|University of Tsukuba (Japan)||Master’s Program in Economic and Public Policy|
|University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA)||Educational Policy Studies|
|University of Wollongong (Australia)||Education (TESOL)|
|Vrije Universiteit (Netherlands)||Health Systems Policy and Management|
|Williams College (USA)||Master of Arts in Policy Economics|
|Yokohama National University (Japan)||Infrastructure Management Program|
Checkout Eligibility Criteri
- Be a national of a World Bank member country (list above);
- Not have the dual nationality of a developed country;
- Not be a staff of the World Bank and not be a close relative;
- Hold an undergraduate degree (or equivalent university degree) obtained at least three years
before the application deadline.
- Have at least three years of paid development-related employment. The only exception to this criterion is for nationals of developing countries of a country that is on the list of fragile and conflict states. In these exceptional cases, consideration will be given to the limited employment opportunities in the countries listed.
- On or before the scholarship application deadline, have been admitted unconditionally to one of the participating master’s programs (list below) and located outside the applicant’s country of citizenship and residence.
The following countries are considered fragile and in conflict (and therefore exempt from point (5) of the eligibility criteria): Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, DR Congo, Eritrea, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Iraq, Kiribati, Kosovo, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu, Venezuela, Palestine, Yemen, Zimbabwe.
The candidate must have a degree (or work) related to one of the following fields:
- Finance, competitiveness, and innovation
- Macroeconomics, trade, and investment
- Poverty reduction and equity / shared prosperity
- Health, nutrition, and population
- Social protection and employment
- Agriculture and food
- Climate change
- Environment and natural resources
- Social, urban, rural, and resilience
- Energy and extractive
- Development in fragility, conflict and violence
The call for applications for a JJWBGSP Scholarship will open in late March 2022 and the deadline for applying will be around mid-May 2022. Guidance for the 2022 call for applications, including the calls:
➢ Firstly: Instructions and requirements to submit an application, the eligibility criteria applicants must meet; and the selection process are provided in the Application Guidelines, FAQs, and the complete list ofJJ/WBGSP Participating Programs. Master Degrees currently offered.
➢ Secondly: Inquiries on how to submit an admission application to a Participating program should be submitted to the respective university.
All applicants to the JJ/WBG will need to have an unconditional offer of admission from a participating program to be eligible to apply
Thirdly: Once you are familiar with the application requirements and processes, click HERE to apply. You may refer to the “Accessing your online application” and “Navigating your online application” to learn how to access and navigate the online application.
Application Deadline: Mid-May 2022