Applications are invited for scholarships for Master’s Degree Program in Infrastructure Management (IMP) funded by the Japanese Government and administered by the World Bank. Nationals of Bank Member Countries are eligible to apply.
The YNU program, which is specifically designed to meet the needs of students from developing countries under a program funded by the World Bank, offers lectures and laboratory work in the fields of engineering, economics, management, and law.
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The Master’s Degree Program in Infrastructure Management at Yokohama National University (YNU) was established with a special fund from the Government of Japan, administered by the World Bank, for the purpose of training government officials from developing countries who have engineering backgrounds.
- Be a national of a Bank member country that is eligible to receive Bank financing and not be a national of any country that is not eligible to receive the Bank financing;
- Be in good health with respect to the capacity to be a productive scholar for the duration of the Graduate Program, as certified by a medical doctor;
- These are available to pursue a master degree program.
- These are awarded in the field of Infrastructure Management (IMP).
- N.B. The World Bank will request all successful candidates to provide a certificate of good health.
- Hold a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with superior academic achievement earned more than three (3) years before the Application Deadline;
- Not have received any funding to earn a Graduate degree or its equivalent from any other sources funded by the Government of Japan;
- Be employed in a paid and fulltime position at the time of the Application Deadline unless the applicant is from a country identified in the World Bank’s “Harmonized List of Fragile Situations”;
- Have, by the time of the Application Deadline, at least three (3) years of recent fulltime paid professional experience acquired in development-related work after a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in the applicant’s home country or in another developing country; If the applicant is from a country in “Harmonized List of Fragile Situations” at the time of the Application Deadline, the recent professional experience does not have to be fulltime or paid; and
- Be under the age of forty-five (45) at the time of the Application Deadline.
- Nationals of Bank Member Countries are eligible to apply.
Priority Consideration will be given to applicants who:
(a) Are 35 years or younger;
(b) Can receive an official leave of absence during the period of study;
(c) Are planning to return to the equivalent position (including the current one) in their home country after s/he completes the program;
(d) Are recommended by appropriate government agencies; and
(f) Submit Official English Proficiency Test Scores, (TOEFL/IELTS)
How to Apply
- How to Apply: When applying, applicants must submit the following documents to the Infrastructure Management Program Office.
- Supporting Documents: To apply, students must be ready to submit the Letters of reference or recommendation from, Official transcripts, Research Plan, Evidence of a satisfactory level of English competence, Certification of Graduation or and Copies of Diploma, a Signed checklist with completed return address labels, showing applicant’s current mailing address.
- Admission Requirements: Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with superior academic achievement earned more than three (3) years before the Application Deadline.
- Language Requirement: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good command of the English language for the free study.
Approximately 10 awards are allocated to the YNU program by the World Bank. Each award provides a monthly allowance of JPY152, 000 and a round-trip air ticket to Japan plus a travel allowance of USD 500. The award also covers tuition fees, the entrance examination fee, and the admission fee.
Application Deadline: 28 February 2019