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World Bank Scholarship Program 2010

Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

In 1987, the World Bank, with funding from the Government of Japan, established the World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (WBGSP) for graduate studies in subjects related to economic development. Each year, the Program awards scholarships to individuals from World Bank member countries to undertake graduate studies at renowned universities throughout member countries of the Bank.

Now in its 23d year, the Regular Program has awarded 3,153 scholarships, selected from 58,944 applicants. In addition, 1,226 scholarships have been awarded in the various JJ/WBGSP Partnership Programs for a total of 4,379 awards.

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The objective of the Scholarship and Fellowship Programs is to help create an international community of highly-trained professionals working in the field of economic and social development. The community will actively participate in the capacity building efforts in the developing countries.

Eligibility

To apply for a JJ/WBGSP scholarship under the Regular Program, an applicant must:

* Be a national of a World Bank member country eligible to borrow.
* Be born after March 31, 1970.
* Have, by March 31, 2010, at least 2, preferably 4 to 5, years of recent full time professional experience acquired after a university degree, in the applicant’s home country or in another developing country.
* Hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.
* Be in good health.
* Be of good character.
* Not be a permanent resident or a national of any industrialized country.
* Not be residing in an industrialized country for more than one year.
* Not be an Executive Director, his/her alternate, staff of the World Bank Group (the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, International Development Association, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, and International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes), consultant, or relative of the aforementioned.

Application Guidelines
Preferred Universities in 2010-2011
How to Apply

Please note that applicants are encouraged to seek admissions in institutions listed in the website under Preferred Universities 2010-2011.

Paper copies of completed applications and all required supporting documents should be sent to:

The World Bank
Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
1818 H Street, NW – MSN J2-204
Washington, DC 20433
USA

Further Scholarship Information and Application

The application together with ALL supporting documentation must be received in the Scholarship Program Office by the deadline of March 31, 2010.

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28 comments

  1. selina ngurumwa says:

    my name is Selina Ngurumwa a girl of 25 years old, Iam from Tanzania.I have an Advanced Diploma of Community Development.Iam applying for your sponsorship inorder to go furtherfor my studies which is masters level on Business Administration.Thanks and I hope my request will be considered.

  2. AYANA GEMECHU BULTUM says:

    My name is Ayana Gemechu here from west Africa , Ethiopia. I have BA Degree in accounting and finance from Mekelle university which is found in Ethiopia, At the current time I am employed in Ambo University as graduate assistance and I am looking to upgrade my education to masters degree, I have good academic performance ,when I was in campus and I would like to ask you politely that you may help me by providing good information, how can I get free scholarship in related field from universities around the world. Thanks in advance for your assistance!!

  3. surafel getachew says:

    Dir/Madam,
    I am an ethiopian graduated from bahardar polytechnic institute in a 3 yr advanced diploma in the field of electrical technology.Now I am working in ethiopian telecommunication corporation(etc) as a senior technical staff in regional carrier network(rcn) after I have been trained in the company’s training institute for one year in telecom txn technolgy .Moreover,I have trained many job related trainings in various telecom companies such as etc,nec,zte including nera in bergen(norway).
    Besides I am studing in wollega university in the fields of computer science & information technology for 3 & half year having a cummulative gpa of 3.72 & I left only two courses & will be graduated after 2 monthes in bsc.
    If I can get your offer for msc in the field related to my proffession I will be happy & will success in my carrier and I will benefit my country a lot.
    Thank you for your offer!
    God bless you!

  4. Goitom says:

    Hello
    This is Goitom from Ethiopia.I have BED in English Language.
    Currently I am working in a radio station as a developmental
    journalist by producing food security program for two years.
    Now I have a great interest to make masters degree in Economics.Please join me to your scholarship opportunity.

    Best regard

  5. bonface j. m. kangethe says:

    am kangethe from nairobi kenya, i will like to do MBA. am a semi qualified proffesional accountant,

  6. Hailemichael Shewa says:

    I have a BA degree in English, I have another BA degree in Management, and I have masters’ degree in curriculum, all from Addis Ababa University of Ethiopia. I also have 2nd grade driving license. If I get full scholarship I want to study your offer.

  7. I have B.Sc.Agri and Masters in Natural Resource Management and want to do M.Phil and Phd. Iam Nepali and hope to get chance in full scholorship in your country for further study
    Kishor Babu Dhakal

  8. lejore sibamo from Ethiopia,Then I have graduated from Ethiopia civil service college BA degree in accounting and MA degree in public financial management in 2001 & 2009 respectively. So I want to countinue my PhD degree in developmental economics or public finance & investment, if I get scholar ship & financial assistance. then look your response to attend my education.
    [email protected]

  9. Getenet Assefa Bekele says:

    My name is etenet Assefa here from East Africa , Ethiopia. I have BA Degree in Rural Development and Agricultural Extension from Haremaya university which is found in Ethiopia, At the current time I am employed in Government Office and I am looking to upgrade my education to masters degree. While I was in the campus I have good academic performance.Please help me by providing good information, how can I get free scholarship in related field from universities around the world. Thanks in advance for your assistance!!

  10. asres berhanu says:

    i am asres berhanu from Ethiopia i a have a BAD in ACCOUNTING FROM JIMMA UNIVERSITY IN THE YEAR 2007 I WANT TO HOLD MY MBA IN ANY RELATED FIELDS THAT IS MY WISH .KNOW I AM WORKING IN ETHIOPIAN TELECOMMUNICATION AS A JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT so i need help by providing good information, how can I get free scholarship in related field from universities around the world. Thanks in advance for your assistance!!
    MY GOD BLESS YOU FOR YOUR HELP .

  11. oli chala says:

    i am oli chala from ethiopia east africa . i am BA ( Economics) gratuated from known unversity of my country . curently i am government employer and 4 years exp. Becauese of low economy of my country and no chance of getting education opportunity i am limited to ask free scholarship you . pelease how can providing me with this chance ?
    God Bless World Bank

  12. Haftu Abraha says:

    I am Haftu Abraha from Ethiopia.I am B.Sc.holder in Applied biology and currently working as assistant lecturer in one of the Ethiopian higher institutions and I have got admission in Holland(university of wageningen) master of Biotechnology in 2010.but I am looking for sponsor during my study period.so could i get the sponsorship?

    thank you for your kind reply ,

  13. Tekola Tadele says:

    I am from Ethiopia. I have LLB. I am seeking scholarship program for free & fully sponsored. I have two years experience in field of Law. Currently I am interested to study my masters in any field of social science. Thank you for you for your cooperation.

    WITH BEST REGARDS!!!!!

  14. FELEKE BORGA says:

    My name is FELEKE BORGA here from west Africa , Ethiopia. I have BA Degree in ECONOMIC from HARAMAYA university which is found in Ethiopia, At the current time I am employed in MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS and I am looking to upgrade my education to masters degree, I have good academic performance ,when I was in campus and I would like to ask you politely that you may help me by providing good information, how can I get free scholarship in related field from universities around the world. Thanks in advance for your assistance!!

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  15. Nasir Antu says:

    Nasir Antu is my name really Who graduted with BA in accounting & Finance from known University of East Africa Arba Minch. Now i ‘m in need of further education but due to financial limit i can’t. if World bank is given me a free chance of scholarship in related field i am ready for education. Until i get a response let me expect them Honestly and respectily.

    THANK YOU.

  16. Joseph Ankamah says:

    I am an employee of the Local Government Service of Ghana. With the mandate of seeing to the decentralization process, the Service would ultimately have to ensure that government polices to ensure poverty alleviation are achieved. If considered for this scholarship position it will equip me with the skills to contribute towards the achievement of the millennium development goals in local communities. I would be grateful if considered. Thank you.

  17. abdi says:

    i am abdi from ethiopia . i graduated from arbaminch university with a BA degree in economics from in 2007 . i have also three years of expreince.i would like to continue my post graduate in any world baank member countries.then would you help me.

  18. muhamed hirji says:

    am a ugandan holding a diploma in business studies majorling in accounts.i dont see my self enroll for a degree because am currently unemployed and kindly request a scholarship for a bachelors to further my education.
    .it can even be on terms that i work for the sponsor after completion because i desperately need to further my education.
    am a pass port holder number B0674575 and willling to travel any where in the world for studies.
    i believe i can perform if given chance with interesting abilities,i can perform in most many courses given chance as social,business related,human,science and other others as IT if given an opportunity.
    i stay in western ugandan district of kasese,oldest of a single parent after losing my dad as early as my senior four in 2000.
    i believe life is about performance,about hard work,and if we live well today in our society ,its because of people who worked hard before us but sometimes there are situations that are out of our control no matter how hard we try like a poor background,poor education ,corruption to mention but a few,together we can see to it that we can minimize for better tomorrow,
    any contact by email and phone +256774078704/+256702589202 at least one always available 24/7

  19. YEMISI AYINDE says:

    I HAVE BSC ECONOMICS & EDUCATION AND MSC ECONOMICS FROM BOTH STATE AND FEDERAL UNIVERSITY IN NIGERIA. IAM CURRENTLY THE ASSISTANT HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER OF A BIG ORGANIZATION. I AM CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR SCHOLARSHIP FOR MY PHD IN ECONOMICS FROM ANY OF THE UNIVERSITIES IN UK OR IRELAND FOR THE 2010/2011 ACADEMIC SESSION.
    I WOULD APPRECIATE YOUR QUICK RESPONSE IN THIS REGARDS.
    THANK YOU.

  20. am eshetwa bireda from Ethiopia I am female ,I am working in the government office Addis Ababa environment protection authority(EPA) in as energy officer I have degree from Addis Ababa university faculty of technology in the field of chemical engineering I have an eager to develop my educational status for Msc program or short term training
    I would be happy if you could assist me give a chance in getting the scholarship for a master degree in the field of energy engineering or any other related field.
    Thank you in advance

  21. am from Ethiopia I am female ,I am working in the government office Addis Ababa environment protection authority(EPA) in as energy officer I have degree from Addis Ababa university faculty of technology in the field of chemical engineering and one year exprience I have an eager to develop my educational status for Msc program or short term training
    I would be happy if you could assist me give a chance in getting the scholarship for a master degree in the field of energy engineering or any other related field.
    Thank you in advance

  22. IAM A TANZANIAN LADY AGED 25 YEARS,A GRADUATE FROM SOKOINE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE TANZANIA. WITH BSC.AGR.ECONOMICS AND AGRIBUSINESS IN 2008,
    I HAVE AN ADMISSION FROM LONDON SCHOOL OF COMMERCE,
    I HAVE TWO YEARS OF WORKING EXPERIENCE IN MARKETING,
    I WOULD LIKE TO FURTHER UP MY STUDIES IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT,BUT AM AN ORPHAN I HAVE NO BODY TO SUPPORT FOR MY STUDIES AND MY SALARY S TOO LOW TO THE EXTENT I CAN NOT SAVE,

    HOPE MY APPLICATION WILL CONSIDERED ,

    BR,

    MARIAM

  23. Anteneh Tesfaye says:

    Iam fromEthiopia. I have Bsc degree from Beharedar universty in Industrial chmistry.
    I would be happy if you couldassist me give achance ingetting the scholar ship for MSC degree in the field of chemistry and related fild.
    tank you

  24. wolanji maxcelus ngwa says:

    Dear Sir,
    My name is Wolanji Maxcelus Ngwa from Cameroon. I graduated from the University of of Buea, BSc. in Mangement and have got relevant working expeirence in the domain of Marketing and Management. I wish to continue MSc. in Business and Management or related field could please help out. My aspiration to persue this study is for the fact that, the private sector of my country is dying down. This is due to lack of innovative ideas, lack of entrepreneurship skills and poor business decision. This study will help contribute to the developmental needs of my country in this domain.

  25. asres berhanu says:

    My name is ASRES BERHANU here from EAST Africa , Ethiopia. I have BA Degree in accounting and finance from Jimma university which is found in Ethiopia, At the current time I am employed in ethiopian telecomunication corporation as a junior accountant and I am looking to upgrade my education to masters degree, I have good academic performance ,when I was in campus and I would like to ask you politely that you may help me by providing good information, how can I get free scholarship in related field from universities around the world. Thanks in advance for your assistance!!

  26. asres berhanu says:

    My name is ASRES BERHANU here from EAST Africa , Ethiopia. I have BA Degree in accounting and finance from Jimma university which is found in Ethiopia, At the current time I am employed in ethiopian telecomunication corporation as a junior accountant and I am looking to upgrade my education to masters degree, I have good academic performance ,when I was in campus and I would like to ask you politely that you may help me by providing good information, how can I get free scholarship in related field in universitiesof HUNGARY . Thanks in advance for your assistance and cooperatiuon.

  27. Endalew Beyene says:

    I am Endalew Beyene from Ethiopia and have Bsc in Industrial Engineering from Bahir Dar University in 2008. Now I am working in Oromia Regional state Industry and Urban Development Bureau in Ethiopia.Because of lack of Economy until now haven’t upgrade my education. During I was searching I have heard and applid. Now I have already admited by Retterdam University, Netherland in Msc of Urban Management and Development from (7-10-2011 until 21-9-2012)with specislization Maneging Urban Governance.But Until now I am Looking sponser ship since I am Living in pro-poor Country, Ethiopia .So,How you can help me?
    Thank you!

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