Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program 2019/2020 for developing countries Nationals (Fully Funded)

Plazo de solicitud: abril 11th 2019

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) está abierto a mujeres y hombres de países en desarrollo con experiencia profesional relevante y una historia de apoyo a los esfuerzos de desarrollo de sus países que se están aplicando a un programa de maestría en un tema relacionado con el desarrollo.

Requisitos:

En términos generales, los ciudadanos de los países en desarrollo deben:

  • Ser ciudadano de una País en desarrollo miembro del Banco Mundial;
  • No tiene doble ciudadanía de ningún país desarrollado;
  • Estar bien de salud;
  • Tener un título de licenciatura (o equivalente) obtenido al menos 3 años antes de la fecha límite de la solicitud;
  • Tener 3 años o más de experiencia laboral reciente relacionada con el desarrollo después de obtener un título de Bachelor (o equivalente);
  • Be employed in development-related work in a paid full- time position at the time of submitting the scholarship application. The only exception to this criterion is for developing country nationals from a country that will be on the updated list of Fragile and Conflict States provided to applicants in the Application Guidelines for each call for scholarships.
  • On or before the Scholarship Application Deadline date, be admitted unconditionally (except for funding) for the upcoming academic year to at least one of the JJ / WBGSP programas preferidos del máster universitario located outside of the applicant’s country of citizenship and country of residence listed at the time the call for scholarship applications opens. The letter of admission must be uploaded before submitting your application. For details, see “How to Apply”.
  • Not be an Executive Director, his/her alternate, and/or staff of any type of appointment of the World Bank Group or a close relative of the aforementioned by blood or adoption with the term “close relative” defined as: Mother, Father, Sister, Half-sister, Brother, Half-brother, Son, Daughter, Aunt, Uncle, Niece, or Nephew.

Tenga en cuenta: Todos los criterios de elegibilidad se cumplen estrictamente. No se hacen excepciones. Los criterios de elegibilidad NO cambiarán durante una convocatoria abierta para solicitudes. Sin embargo, esta información está sujeta a cambios entre el proceso de cierre de una aplicación y la apertura de la siguiente.

Beneficios de becas

La beca JJ / WBGSP proporciona al destinatario los siguientes beneficios:

  • Economy class air travel between your home country and the host university at the start of your study program and immediately following the end of the scholarship period. In addition to the two-way air travel, scholars will receive a US $500 travel allowance for each trip;
  • Matrícula para su programa de posgrado y el costo del seguro médico básico obtenido a través de la universidad.
  • While on campus during the scholarship period, a monthly subsistence allowance to cover all living expenses (accommodations, food, etc., including books). The amount of the allowance varies depending on the host country.

Tenga en cuenta que todas las becas JJ / WBGSP cubren la duración del programa de posgrado o dos años, lo que sea menor.

La beca JJ / WBGSP no cubre:

  • Costo (s) de la aplicación VISA
  • Gastos para traer y / o apoyar a los miembros de la familia de un escolar;
  • Cursos extracurriculares o capacitación;
  • Cursos que no cumplan con los créditos mínimos requeridos para obtener el título de posgrado;
  • Entrenamiento de idiomas no proporcionado por el programa de posgrado;
  • Viajes adicionales durante el curso del programa de estudio;
  • Expenses related to research, supplementary educational materials, field trips, participation in workshops/seminars, or internships; or
  • Equipo educativo como computadoras.
  • Tasa de permiso de residencia

Note: The JJ/WBGSP scholarship may only supplement, and does not duplicate, any other source of financial support/fellowship you might have. If you are notified to be a semi-finalist or if you are awarded a scholarship, you must inform and document to the JJ/WBGSP at that time if you have other sources of scholarship funds

Proceso de Selección

The JJ/WBGSP uses the following process to review eligible scholarship applications from developing country nationals, with the aim of identifying the candidates with the highest potential, after completion of their graduate studies, to impact the development of their countries.

Two qualified assessors independently review each eligible application and score the application on a scale of 1 to 10, taking into account four main factors and the degree of cohesion among them:

  1. Calidad de la experiencia profesional (30% de peso)
  2. Calidad de las recomendaciones profesionales (30% de peso)
  3. Calidad del compromiso con su país de origen (30% de peso)
  4. Antecedentes de calidad de la educación (10% de peso)

El Secretariado de JJ / WBGSP utiliza el puntaje promedio de los dos evaluadores y los siguientes criterios para seleccionar a los finalistas:

  • Maintaining a reasonably wide geographical distribution of awards;
  • Maintaining a reasonable distribution of awards across gender;
  • Circunstancias / dificultades inusuales, al evaluar la experiencia laboral y otros aspectos de una solicitud;
  • Giving scholarships to those applicants who, other things being equal, have limited access to financial resources for graduate studies abroad.

Cómo aplicar

Applicants can apply for scholarships to both Preferred and Partner Programs. The process to apply to a Preferred Program and to a Partner Program differs:

See our Announcements posted on the right side of this website for upcoming calls for scholarship applications for developing country nationals to study at one of our partner master programs, as these calls are announced on a rolling basis throughout the calendar year.

Los que buscan un Beca del programa de socios JJ / WBGSP (.xlsx 15 KB) must first apply for admission to one or more of the Partner Master’s Degree Program(s). Inquiries on how to submit an admission application to a partner program should be submitted to the respective university.

After reviewing submitted applications, each Partner Master Degree Program will identify a short list of eligible candidates who will then be invited by the JJWBGSP Secretariat to apply for a JJ/WBGSP scholarship. View the lista completa de JJ / WBGSP Partner (.xlsx 15 KB) grados de maestría ofrecidos.

Aquellos que buscan un JJ / WBGSP Beca del Programa Preferido(.xlsx 49 KB) must apply directly and be admitted unconditionally to one or more of the Preferred Program(s) before submitting a JJWBGSP scholarship through an open call typically announced within the first two months of a calendar year. La próxima convocatoria de solicitudes para una Beca JJWBGSP para uno de nuestros Programas Preferidos está programada para abrir en marzo 2019. Ver la lista completa de JJ / WBGSP Preferred (.xlsx 49 KB) Maestrías actualmente ofrecidas.


Para más información:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program 2019/2020

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