2012 Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

2012 Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
The World Bank annually awards five scholarships to the PPT program. The first level of screening of candidates will be done at Yokohama National University. The final decision regarding scholarship recipients will be made by the World Bank. The scholarship covers a monthly allowance of JPY170,000, and a round-trip air ticket to Japan plus a travel allowance of JPY60,000. The monthly stipend is intended to cover living, commuting and other incidental expenses during the student's study period


Applicants should:

be between the age of 25 and 45;
be nationals of a World Bank borrowing member country;
be mid-career professionals in public service;
be of good character, a team player and active in extracurricular activities;
hold, at minimum, a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in a development-related field; and
have at least four years of recent full-time professional experience in a field related to economic development or public policy, in the applicant's home country or in another developing country

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