Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Programme

Frequently asked question

KIT is on the list of eligible institutes of the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGS programme) . This programme awards scholarships to individuals from World Bank member countries to undertake graduate studies at universities renowned for their development research and teaching. It is vehicle for knowledge sharing and capacity building in the developing world. 

Eligible courses:Master of Science in Public Health and Health Equity (MPH-HE)
Countries:Follow link for the list of eligible countries for the JJWBGSP Scholarship 2024. (mostly middle-low income countries)
Additional option for nationals from Japan. See additional info under Asia subtitle below)
More information: Visit our worldbank page for up to date information and application instructions.
Application period: Registration for pre-selection will be closed Monday 8 January 2024 8.00 Dutch local time. After this day and time it is no longer possible to apply.

Please note that we are under Application Window#1, under Vrije Universiteit/KIT. Only applicants with academic admission to KIT can apply.