Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who wish to pursue a Master Degree in a development-related field.

JJWBGSP offers scholarships for over 200 Preferred Programs spanning a wide array of development topics and for 14 Partner Programs at universities in U.S., Africa and Japan in key areas of development, including economic policy management, tax policy, and infrastructure management.

After earning their degree, developing country scholars commit to returning to their home country to use their new skills to contribute to their countries’ social and economic development.

AIT is listed in the Preferred Programs for the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP).


  1. 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 of your 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 The JJ/WBGSP stipend may be withdrawn completely or partially if during the scholarship period the Program has evidence of additional sources of support.
  2. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicant should apply to AIT and received an unconditional letter of admission from AIT before April 11, 2019 and submit the letter to world bank.

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