MPA/ID candidate Lucila Arboleya

Japan/World Bank Scholarship

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP), in partnership with the MPA/ID Program, awards scholarships each year to citizens of World Bank member borrower countries. These scholarships provide full tuition, a monthly living stipend, and round trip airfare. Scholarship recipients are required to return to their home country after they graduate. Scholarship recipients are ineligible for employment at the World Bank Group for a period of three years after graduation.

Eligibility Criteria

Updated eligibility criteria will be available on the JJ/WBGSP website.

Selection Process

Information on the selection process is available on the JJ/WBGSP website.

Apply to JJ/WBGSP - MPA/ID Partnership Program

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program will be accepting applications from candidates who have applied for admission to the MPA/ID Program for Fall 2016 enrollment. The application is expected to open on February 10, 2016 on the JJ/WBGSP website. 


Gulzar Natarajan, MPA/ID 2014, is an Indian Administrative Service Officer for the Government of Andhra Pradesh. Gulzar attended the MPA/ID Program thanks to the support of the Joint Japan/World Bank Scholarship program.

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