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Deadline: 15 March 2017
Open to: candidates who are enrolled in a Master's- or PhD-level
program at a school in one of the ADB member nations
Costs Interns are to shoulder accommodation, transportation and food
expenses; as well as part of the airfare
The Internship Program is a project-oriented learning
opportunity for graduate students to gain experience through research
assignments based on ADB’s current operational needs.
ADB advertises internship assignments twice a year and
welcomes motivated, open-minded, and self-directed individuals to apply.
The internship program offers the opportunity to:
work in a major international development organization;
work collaboratively with experienced professionals from
over 50 different countries;
gain a deeper understanding of development finance and the
impact of the work ADB does; and
contribute to ADB's business through research outputs.
be enrolled in a Master's- or PhD-level program at a school
in one of the ADB member nations, both prior to and after the internship
be engaged in academic study in a field directly related to
ADB announces the assignments on the website and candidates
choose assignments of interest.
Candidates apply through ACES, prepare for their CVs and
answer the essay questions.
All documents (CV and essay) are uploaded to ACES to
Applications submitted after the deadline will not be
To avoid errors in submission, applicants are advised not to
wait until the last day of the application period in submitting their
ADB evaluates applications based on: eligibility
requirements, relevance of academic study and work experience; and the level of
interest and motivation to contribute to development work. ADB also considers
institutional representation, gender, and nationality balance in the over-all
intern selection process.
Deadline: 31 May 2017
Open to: students with an excellent academic background, of any
Scholarship: USD 45,000 per year toward tuition fee + travel and
accommodation expenses related to the internship
The Boustany Foundation is awarding MBA Harvard
Scholarship for the class commencing autumn 2017. MBA Harvard
Scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate a high level of
The Harvard MBA is one of the world’s leading business
programmes, taught at one of the world’s most prestigious Universities. The
Boustany MBA Harvard Scholarship is granted once every two years for
a two year course at Harvard Business School.
HBS accepts three English language tests: the Internet-based
version (only) of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT);
the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or the Pearson
Test of English (PTE).
Candidates must have an excellent academic background and
show considerable promise. Although the Scholarship can be awarded to
candidates of any nation, priority will be given to candidates of Lebanese
Candidates may apply for the Scholarship only after
receiving an offer of admission from the Harvard MBA programme.
The scholarship offers the following:
Financial aid amounts to USD 90,000 (USD45,000 per
year) towards tuition fees;
Travel and accommodation expenses related to the
In order to apply, please send a copy of your curriculum
vitae with a photograph, GMAT scores and acceptance letter from the University
Deadline: 15 March and 15 September 2017
Open to: candidates having PhD
Scholarship: cover a monthly grant to cover the cost of living and housing
It aims to attract researchers whose work is informed by
current theoretical debates in the social sciences and humanities over global
connectivities and who are able to critically engage with shifting paradigms in
“area studies” beyond the ways in which these have traditionally been conceived
in the West. This fellowship is jointly offered by IIAS
and the African Studies Centre in Leiden. The ASC-IIAS fellowship is intended
for researchers specialising in Asian-African interactions.
The fellowship is available in the subjects of African-Asian
comparative economic developments or Chinese investments in Africa.
Applicants must meet the following area for the fellowship:
Fellowship of maximum 6 months;
Applications include a work plan of 1000 words maximum and a
Candidates should have a PhD.
The fellowship will cover a monthly grant to cover the
cost of living and housing.
How to Apply?
Applicants can apply via email or post.
Two letters of reference;
Please ensure that a minimum of two letters of reference are sent to
us in confidence via email or post, commenting on the applicant’s academic
abilities and the value of the applicant’s research project
Deadline: 1 February 2017
Open to: graduate students from any country
Scholarship: generous financial aid packages available ranging from
tuition awards to full scholarships with stipends
European University (CEU) brings together students and faculty from some
100 countries to exchange ideas in an open and dynamic academic community in
Budapest. Listed among the top 100 universities worldwide by Quacquarelli
Symonds (QS) in a variety of subjects, it offers world-class master’s and
doctoral programs in English to address key issues of the 21st century.
Besides interdisciplinary courses taught by an outstanding faculty, the
University boasts a highly research-intensive learning environment and a
remarkable student/faculty ratio of 8:1. CEU is accredited in the U.S. and
CEU offers degree programs in the following academic areas:
CEU is committed to attracting talented students and
scholars from around the world and offers a variety of merit-based
scholarships and tuition awards available to students from any country.
In 2015-2016, 85% of CEU students received financial aid,
ranging from tuition awards to full scholarships with stipends and housing.
Find out more about CEU’s programs, admission requirements and available funding options.
How to apply?
Application for academic year 2017/2018 has been open. Apply
before February 1, 2017 to study CEU’s degree programs with a
scholarship! Find out more about the programs, admission requirements and
available funding options here.
he European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and
Working Conditions (Eurofound) is offering a limited number of graduate
traineeships during 2017.
This programme is addressed mainly to recent university
graduates, without excluding those who – in the framework of lifelong learning
– have recently obtained a university diploma and are at the beginning of a new
Eurofound is an equal opportunities employer. Traineeships
will be offered on the basis that the candidate has the ability to participate
to the extent necessary and will benefit from the experience.
Remuneration: around 1200 EUR in Brussels or 1400 EUR
The European Ombudsman offers a limited number of
traineeships which are intended to enable the trainees to add to the knowledge
and skills they have acquired during their studies by giving them practical
experience. Trainees shall be assigned to Strasbourg or Brussels depending
on the possibilities of the Office.
Trainees are required to work under the direct supervision
of a Legal Officer. They normally must undertake either investigation of
complaints or the carrying out of research relevant to the work of the
Be a national of an EU Member State;
Have a university degree in law, and be at an advanced
stage of professional training or research in Community law;
Able to work in at least two of the official languages of
the European Communities;
Knowledge of French and English, which are the working
languages of the European Ombudsman’s Office, is required.
The level of financial support for trainees in receipt of
external support will be determined on an individual basis;
Scholarships are available to trainees who do not have other
means of financial support for a period of three months. The value of
scholarships is 25% of the basic salary of staff on grade AD6 step 1 (i.e.
around 1200 EUR in Brussels or 1400 EUR in Strasbourg), including a household
allowance, where appropriate;
Trainees who are not entitled to claim travel expenses from
any other source may claim reimbursement of the cost of travel within the
territory of the European Union between their place of residence and
Strasbourg/Brussels at the beginning and end of the traineeship.
Deadline: 1 April 2017
Open to: international students who can demonstrate full English language
Scholarship: covers full cost of tuition fees + the cost of room
and board in an on-campus residence hall for the duration of four years
The University of Bridgeport is pleased to offer Global
Leaders of Tomorrow Full Scholarship for international students to study in the USA. Scholarship is awarded on the basis of their
academic performance in their secondary school studies and through a nomination
provided by the student’s high school counsellor or the
local EducationUSA advisor.
The University of Bridgeport offers career-oriented
undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees and programs for people
seeking personal and professional growth. The University promotes academic
excellence, personal responsibility and commitment to service.
Distinctive curricula in an international, culturally diverse supportive
learning environment prepare graduates for life and leadership in an
increasingly interconnected world. The University is independent and
Applicants must demonstrate full English language
International Students are eligible to apply for these
Applicants must possess the equivalent of a 3.5 Grade
Point Average (GPA) or higher on a scale of 4.
The Global Leaders of Tomorrow Full Scholarship will
The full cost of tuition and fees;
The cost of room and board in an on-campus residence hall
for the duration of four years of undergraduate studies for first-time freshman
Danish Government is now accepting applications for
Long-Term scholarships in 2017-2018 academic year. Scholarships are
only available to master’s and PhD-level students. However, bachelor’s degree
students wishing to study Danish language and literature can also apply if they
have studied the Danish language for two years.
The Danish Government Scholarships under the Cultural Agreements are aimed at
highly qualified exchange students wishing to immerse themselves in studies of
the Danish language and culture or other fields of study related to Denmark.
The Ministry aims to create knowledge, growth and welfare in
Denmark as it takes its place in an increasingly globalised world. The
Ministry’s vision is to create the best possible conditions for research, study
and innovation in Europe.
Scholarships are only available to master’s and PhD-level
students. Some universities have other requirements regarding proof of
proficiency in English, such as the TOEFL test or IELTS test. Please ask the
Danish university where they wish to study about requirements and enclose the
applicable documentation in their application. The Certificate of Proficiency
in English, TOEFL test, or IELTS test should be filled out and signed by the
relevant authority or language school at the institution in their home country.
Course Level: Scholarships are only available to
master’s and PhD-level students. However, bachelor’s degree students wishing to
study Danish language and literature can also apply if they have studied the
Danish language for two years.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are aimed at highly
qualified exchange students wishing to immerse themselves in studies of the
Danish language and culture or other fields of study related to Denmark.
Scholarship Award: Scholarships include free tuition and a monthly stipend
of DKK 6,500. Danish Government Scholarships of DKK 6,500 must be used to cover
travel, visa, accomodation, food, and other living expenses. Students
receiving a Danish Government scholarship, applicants do not have to pay
tuition. The scholarships are for one person only. Additional amounts for
accompanying family members are not available. As a general rule, scholarships
are tax-free in Denmark. However, as there are exceptions to this rule,
scholarship recipients should contact local tax authorities for an individual
assessment. If the Danish authorities decides that a scholarship recipient must
pay tax, the Danish Agency for Higher Education has no power to overturn the
Scholarship can be taken in Denmark
Eligibility: To be eligible for these scholarships
Scholarships are only available to master’s and PhD-level students. However,
bachelor’s degree students wishing to study Danish language and literature can
also apply if they have studied the Danish language for two years. Scholarships
are offered to exchange students and young research scientists from higher
education institutions in the following countries: China, Japan, Israel, Egypt and Russia.
Nationality: Students from China, Japan, Israel, Egypt
and Russia can apply for these Danish Government scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Scholarships are only available
to master’s and PhD-level students.
English Language Requirements: Some universities have
other requirements regarding proof of proficiency in English, such as the TOEFL
test or IELTS test. Please ask the Danish university where they wish to study
about requirements and enclose the applicable documentation in their
application. The Certificate of Proficiency in English, TOEFL test, or IELTS
test should be filled out and signed by the relevant authority or language
school at the institution in their home country.
How to Apply: Download the application form, complete,
and submit it and all the required documents – including the Certificate of
Proficiency in English. Please enclose the following documents:
Curriculum vitae signed and dated by applicants
Curriculum vitae signed and dated by applicants
Translated and certified copies of applicants diplomas
Detailed programme for study/research period in Denmark or
Statement of Interest
Certificate of proficiency in English
Application Deadline: Deadline for applications for the
Long-Term Scholarships for the academic year 2017/2018is March 1, 2017.
Deadline: 1 May 2017
Open to: students from selected countries who want to do their master’s in
Scholarship: amounts of 5,000 EUR plus tuition waiver
At NN they want to take social responsibility by giving
young people who are in need of support access to our means and expertise to
help them create economic opportunities, overcome adversity and realise their
dreams. The NN Future Matters Scholarship is financed by NN
and administered by EP-Nuffic. This scholarship is meant for students from
selected countries who want to do their master’s in the Netherlands.
Applicants are from Belgium, the Netherlands,
Luxembourg, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Romania,
Slovakia, Spain or Turkey;
Applicants are applying for a full-time master’s programme
in the field of finance, risk management or economics at one of the participating
Dutch research universities;
Have a minimum average score of 7 (out of 10) on BA level;
Starting your master’s studies in September 2017;
Applicants meet the specific requirements of the institution
of your choice;
Applicants are a first generation academic in your family,
i.e. no parent or guardian has earned a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in
Preferably you have not yet studied or worked abroad before;
Applicants must have a minimum average score of 7 (out of
10) on BA level.
The scholarship amounts to 5,000 EUR. You will
receive 4,500 EUR in two instalments of 2,250 EUR each in the first
year of your master’s studies and 500 EUR at the end of your studies plus tuition
How to Apply?
The following attachments are required in addition to the Application form, in this order:
A motivation letter: minimum 1 A4 / max 3 A4;
Your curriculum vitae (CV) with a photo. Your CV must
include information on
jobs (was it a full-time or a part-time job and in what
periods spent abroad, if applicable (what country/countries
extracurricular activities, study-related and not
Two reference letters: the person referring you must be
present in your current academic life. The reference letter must be on the
letterhead of the organisation of the person referring you and must include his
or her name, address and position, a signature and a stamp;
An overview of diploma and study results of previous higher
A copy of the admission letter to a master’s programme at
Deadline: application process ongoing
Open to: high-level bilingual (In French) Students in Journalism, Media
& Communications, Political Science or European Studies; interested in
Venue: 27 February – 13 July 2017, Nantes, France
EURADIONANTES is a media based in Nantes, France, that
focuses on European News and Information, in order to make European politics
relevant on a local scale and to contribute to the awareness of Europe. The
Euradionantes team is composed of several young journalists who come from all
over Europe and receive a full training on radio equipement at the radio
station in Nantes. They are coached by French professional journalists, who
have had years of experience in journalism. Since 2007, more than 200 interns
have received a full training in ‘local- european’ radio journalism. Today,
they work at the _BBC, Deutsche Welle, RTBF, Reuters, The Telegraph, Radio
Sweden, ORF, UTV Ireland, Hit West…_ Interns from 20 different EU countries
have already taken part.
High-Level Bilingual (In French) Students in Journalism,
Media & Communications, Political Science or European Studies;
Interested in European issues and who would like to get a
formative experience in the world of radio and New European Media.
The students get a monthly allowance of about 500 EUR
to 550 EUR;
According to their situation, they can complete it with a
grant (Erasmus+ for instance);
For five months, they will work in a dynamic and
multicultural environment, with five other students from various parts of
How to apply?
To apply, the students have to complete in French the application form and return it as soon as
possible along with a CV and a cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank
you for informing your students about this opportunity, and also
all those who could be interested in such a project within your networks
(Higher Education, departments of your regional/local governments,
Aarhus University is offering 30 fully financed PhD
fellowships and research training supplements. Both fully financed PhD
fellowships granted and research training supplements will be allocated within
the Faculty of Health Scienceat Aarhus University, where the PhD student will
Aarhus University offers PhD degree programmes which compare
favorably with the best in the world. With a long tradition for international
cooperation in the areas of teaching and research, the PhD programmes are
naturally of a high international standard.
Aarhus University is a modern, academically diverse and
research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research
and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The
university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 42,500
students and 11,500 employees, and has an annual budget of EUR 840 million
All applicants must document English language qualifications
comparable to an ‘English B level’ in the Danish upper secondary school
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing
Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded within the
Faculty of Health Science.
Scholarship Award: The types of fellowships the
Graduate School will offer in the different rounds of 2017 are as follows:
30 fully financed PhD fellowships (divided between
integrated and ordinary PhD fellowships)
A number of Research training supplements (DKK 550,000)
Number of Scholarships: There are 30 fully financed PhD
Scholarship can be taken in Denmark
Eligibility: To apply for a 3-year PhD study programme
students must have completed a relevant Master’s degree. The Master’s study has
to be equivalent to a Danish Master’s degree of 120 ECTS – if you have any
doubt you can submit your diplomas for an assessment via
Nationality: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: All applications will be evaluated
based on the submitted material using the following criteria. The time for
research experience after the qualifying exam is taken into consideration.
English Language Requirement: All applicants must document
English language qualifications comparable to an ‘English B level’ in the
Danish upper secondary school (‘gymnasium’).
How to Apply: The application and all mandatory
attachments, incl. the project description, must be in English. If the project
description is not in English, the application will be rejected by the
Global Business School Oxford (GBS Oxford) offers a number
of MBA Scholarships and Bursaries for February 2017 Student Intake. Ten
scholarship places are available at £4,500 for the full year-long MBA.
This unique MBA blended learning programme, which enables
students from all over the world to pursue their studies while in employment
and is accredited by London Metropolitan University, combines the very best of
the Oxford tutorial system with the best of digital learning.
One of the key objectives of this course is to strengthen
students’ management skills to prepare them for promotion in their careers.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing
full MBA programme at the Global Business School Oxford (GBS Oxford).
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of
Scholarship Award: Scholarship places are available at
£4,500 for the full MBA programme.
Number of Scholarships: There are ten scholarships
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility: The MBA course with London Metropolitan
A minimum age of 21
Bachelor’s degree or 2-3 years work experience at Managerial
or Supervisory Level
Equivalent overseas qualification recognised by the UK NARIC
Nationality: Students of all nationalities can apply
for Online MBA Scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their bachelor’s
English Language Requirement: Overseas learners must show
proficiency in the English language and have an appropriate qualification
equivalent to IELTS 5.5.
University of Edinburgh offers MBA scholarships for
international students in the 2017–2018 academic
session. Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these
University offers a number of general and subject-specific
funding schemes. The aim of the scholarships is to attract the best and most
motivated people to Edinburgh.
The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1582, is the sixth
oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s ancient
universities. The university’s mission is the creation, dissemination and
curation of knowledge.
Candidates can only apply for a scholarship once they have
received an offer (conditional or unconditional) to join the MBA programme and
have either firmly accepted the offer or be intending to do so. University
accepts all of the English language qualifications for entry to the university,
including IELTS qualifications from any IELTS test centre.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing
masters degree program (MBA) at University of Edinburgh.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the area
of Business Administration.
Scholarship Award: MBA Achievement Scholarships, MBA
Diversity Scholarships and MBA Merit Scholarships have value of £5,000
each and MBA Leadership Scholarships have a value of £10,000 each.
Scholarship can be taken in UK
Eligibility: These scholarships are available to both
FT and Executive MBA students. The specific requirements are as follows:
5 MBA Leadership Scholarships to candidates who can
demonstrate strong leadership experience or potential and have at least 5
year’s work experience.
3 MBA Merit Scholarships to candidates who can demonstrate
exceptional prior qualifications.
3 MBA Diversity Scholarships to candidates who enhance
the diversity of cultures or perspectives on the Edinburgh MBA.
4 MBA Achievement Scholarships to candidates who can
demonstrate successful prior achievement in contributing to the improvement of
a business, social or public organisation
students can apply for these MBA scholarships.
College Admission Requirement: The scholarship will be
awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have, or expect
to obtain, a UK first class or 2:1 honours degree at undergraduate
level or the international equivalent.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: All students of every
nationality are required to prove their English language competence. Even
native speakers of English must demonstrate that they meet our minimum language
requirements to gain entry to the university. University accepts all of the
English language qualifications for entry to the university, including IELTS
qualifications from any IELTS test centre. Applicants who require an IELTS test
as part of an application for degree-level studies may take this test at any
ACEA - European Automobile Manufacturers Association
The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA)
represents the 15 Europe-based car, van, truck and bus makers. ACEA is based in
Brussels and has offices overseas in Tokyo, Beijing and Seoul. ACEA works with
a variety of institutional, non-governmental, research and civil society
partners - as well as with a number of industry associations with related
ACEA has developed a dedicated area of expertise in the area
of connected and automated driving as well as smart mobility, a domain which
attracts much attention from policy makers at both the EU and national level.
Connected and automated driving will revolutionise individual mobility within
the space of just a few years. It holds great potential for safe, efficient,
comfortable and environmentally-friendly transport, but equally creates new
areas of business with players that will impact existing automotive business
ACEA provides students the opportunity to put their studies
into practice and to develop a sense of responsibility. The intern will be
fully integrated in an international team and will be responsible for specific
tasks. The successful candidate will assist the Smart Mobility Director, tasks
include among others:
Monitoring and analysing policy developments in the field of
connectivity and automation (connected vehicles, autonomous vehicles,
telecommunications and ICT policies, smart mobility, etc);
Preparing presentations and related materials for workshops
Assisting the Director in the meetings with our members;
Identifying opportunities and research in policy domains and
Assisting in development of brochures, briefing papers,
policy documents and other materials.
This internship will take place in 2017, to be negotiated:
full or part-time and time frame;
A truly instructive experience, combining sector-specific
insights and European affairs, with an international team and our member
Reimbursement of travel costs within Belgium, plus lunch
Master’s degree in law, political sciences, European
relations or in the framework of an internship in these fields;
Interested in automotive issues, mobility and telecommunications/digital
Fluent in English (written and spoken);
Open-minded, resourceful, analytic, quick of mind;
Solution oriented, capable of explaining complex issues in
Dynamic, able to thrive under pressure and act quickly and
Proficient with MS Office, search tools, social media, etc.
The Anna Lindh Foundation announces the launch of the
Internship Programme for 2017.
This programme aims at fostering interdisciplinary knowledge as well as
practical know-how building, targeting talented youth willing to gain
practical experience in a field relevant to the Anna Lindh Foundation
activities through their full involvement in the Foundation daily work.
Through the Internship Programme, ALF benefits from the
input of young enthusiastic, motivated graduates, who can give a fresh
and up-to date academic knowledge.
Opening application Date: 24th of January 2017.
Closing application Date: 24th of February 2017.
Duty location: Alexandria, Egypt.
Who can apply:
Applicant(s) must be nationals of one of the 42 member
countries of the Euro-Mediterranean partnership, with a maximum age of 35.
Target group: Graduates who have less than 2 years of
relevant working experience.
Profile and skills Required:
Must hold a Bachelor degree.
Must have good knowledge of standard computer software (MS
Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint and Outlook®).
Must be good in spoken and written English with
French/Arabic as an asset.
Creative and Flexible.
Expected Contract Starting Date: 1st of April
Interview: Only Shortlisted candidates will be
Contract Duration: 6 months with an assessment at the end of
Compensation: Non paid for the first 3 months.
In case of satisfactory performance assessment, from month
4 will be paid a monthly compensation of Euro 400.
5 days per week Sunday through Thursday 9:00 to 17:00.
Upload a one-page letter of motivation in English. A shorter
version in French or Arabic is also welcome.
No applications will be considered after the deadline
We value all of our interns and go the extra mile to ensure
a learning experience that fits your career goals. You will become
knowledgeable in the area that you will be assigned to (Admin and Finance or
Programme and Networks or Communication), with a general overview at all ALF
activities. Interns will experience an international working
environment gaining multicultural perspective.
Deadline 31 March 2017
Open to: international students
Scholarship: include airfare, Language study fees, maintenance
allowance plus internships with JTC
Each year, JTC awards scholarships to
outstanding individuals to pursue undergraduate programme at overseas and local
universities in USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan, China and Singapore. Students
will be able to pursue any course of study that has relevance to the
different areas of work in JTC including: Accountancy, Architecture,
Business/Economics, Engineering, Facilities Management, Human Resources, Land
Surveying, Mass Communications, Real Estate, Quantity Surveying, Urban Planning
Their undergraduate scholarship is opened to individuals who
Excellent academic results;
Outstanding co-curricular activities record;
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills;
Strong leadership qualities and potential;
Passion to contribute to, and shape Singapore’s industrial
Overseas scholarships awards include:
Language study fees (where applicable);
Medical insurance (if necessary);
Tuition, examination and other related fees;
Opportunity for sponsorship for approved student exchange
Internships with diverse business areas within JTC.
How to Apply?
To apply for the JTC scholarship, you need to fill out
an enquiry form with you detailed information:
Applications are invited for Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarships Program
(JJ/WBGSP) from the nationals of developing countries. Scholarships are
awarded for studying only at a master program that has been
granted “preferred” status by the JJ/WBG Scholarship Program.
The program has awarded over 5000 scholarships selected from
over 65,000 applicants, and disbursed over US$200 million in funding from the
Established in 1987 with funding from the Government of
Japan, the Joint Japan / World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) has
helped create an international community of development professionals through
the Program’s financing of graduate and post-graduate studies.
Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent
university degree) earned before 2013, be under 45 years old on the application
deadline date, and have at least 3 years of recent development-related
experience since earning a Bachelor’s degree. Applicants from outside the home
country will often need to meet specific English language/other language
requirements in order to be able to study there.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing
masters degree at Preferred University.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded for studying only
at a master program that has been granted “preferred” status by the JJ/WBG
Number of Awards: JJWBGSP offers scholarships for over
200 Preferred Programs (.xlsx 49 KB) spanning a wide
array of development topics and for 14 Partner Programs (.xlsx 15 KB) at universities
in U.S., Africa and Japan in key areas of development, including economic
policy management, tax policy, and infrastructure management.
Scholarship Award: A JJWBGSP scholarship provides tuition, a
monthly living stipend, round-trip airfare, health insurance, and travel
allowance. The JJ/WBGSP scholarship provides the recipient with the following
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,
scholars 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. The amount of the allowance varies depending on the host
Please note all JJ/WBGSP scholarships cover the duration of
the graduate program or two years, whichever is less.
The JJ/WBGSP scholarship does not cover:
VISA application(s) costs
Expenses to bring and/or support a scholar’s family members;
Extra-curricular courses or training;
Language training not provided by the graduate program;
Additional travel during the course of the study program;
Expenses related to research, supplementary educational
materials, field trips, participation in workshops/seminars, or internships; or
Educational equipment such as computers.
Note: The JJ/WBGSP scholarship may only supplement, and does
not duplicate, any other source of financial support/fellowship you might have.
If selected as a finalist or if you are awarded a scholarship, you must inform the
JJ/WBGSP if you have other sources of scholarship funds. The JJ/WBGSP stipend
may be withdrawn completely or partially if during the scholarship period the
Program has evidence of additional sources of support.
Scholarship can be taken at: Scholarships are available
for preferred university masters programs that is listed on the
JJ/WBGSP website and that is located outside of the applicant’s
country of citizenship and country of residence.
Eligibility: Developing Country nationals must:
Be a national of a World Bank member developing country;
Not hold dual citizenship of a developed country;
Be in good health;
Hold a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree earned at least 3
years prior to the Application Deadline date;
Have 3 years or more of recent development-related
experience after earning a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree;
Be accepted unconditionally to enroll in the upcoming
academic year in at least one of the JJWBGSP Preferred or Partner masters
Not be an Executive Director, his/her alternate, and/or
staff of all types of appointments of the World Bank Group or a close relative
of the aforementioned by blood or adoption with the term “close relative”
defined as: Mother, Father, Sister, Half-sister, Brother, Half-brother, Son,
Daughter, Aunt, Uncle, Niece, or Nephew;
*Please note: All eligibility criteria are strictly adhered
to. No exceptions are made. Eligibility criteria WILL NOT change during an open
call for applications. However, this information is subject to change between
the close of one application process and the opening of the next.
Nationality: Students of developing countries can apply for
List of Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola,
Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia,
Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi,
Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Rep., Chad, Chile, China,
Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep. of, Congo, Rep. of, Costa Rica, Ivory
Coast, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Rep, Ecuador, Egypt, Arab Rep.,
El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia,
The Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haití,
Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep. of, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan,
Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho,
Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, FYR of, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives,
Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, F.S., Moldova,
Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal,
Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea,
Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao
Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands,
Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia,
St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syrian Arab
Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad
& Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay,
Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Zambia and
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must hold a Bachelor
(or equivalent) degree earned at least 3 years prior to the Application
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside
the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other
language requirements in order to be able to study there.