Japan/ Worldbank scholarship for Japanese nationals

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 Japanese nationals studying a study related to development. (And 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:Masters of Science in Public Health and Health Equity. Check the website.
Countries:Available for nationals from Japan studying outside Japan a study related to development.
(Also available for nationals from list of Worldbank countries. See title above ‘around the world’ for more information)
More information: Visit the Worldbank website ‘Japanese Nationals) for all application information. (Application instructions Worldbank for Japanese Nationals. Please follow these very detailed instructions to the letter!) Extra flyer with information
Application period: For academic year 2024-2025 the application period for Japanese nationals is open from 12 February until 19 April 2024 (noon Washington time). Please note that we are under KIT/ Vrije Universiteit. Only applicants with academic admission to KIT can apply.