Who is eligible
Applicants Must: Be a national of a World Bank member developing country; Not hold dual citizenship of a developed country; Hold a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree earned at least 3 years prior to the Application Deadline date; Have 3 years or more of recent development-related experience after earning a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree; Be accepted unconditionally to enroll in the upcoming academic year in one of JJWBGSP preferred master programs by the Application Deadline date; Not be a staff member (which includes consultants) or relative of a staff member of the World Bank Group. You must have received an unconditional letter of admission on the MSc Food Science course at The University of Leeds by April 12, 2018.
How to apply
By February 21, 2018, the application guidelines, online application, and a complete list of selection criteria will be available on the World Bank Scholarships Program website.
Completed applications, including the application form and two professional references, must be submitted online by the Application Deadline date of 12:00pm EST April 12, 2018.
12:00pm EST April 12, 2018
You must have received an unconditional letter of admission on the MSc Food Science course at The University of Leeds by April 12, 2018. Upon completion of the program, JJWBGSP scholars must immediately return to their home countries to apply their new skills to their countries’ social and economic development. The JJWBGSP scholarship may only supplement, and does not duplicate, any other source of financial support/fellowship you might have. If selected as a finalist or if you are awarded a scholarship, you must inform the JJWBGSP if you have other sources of scholarship funds. The JJWBGSP stipend may be withdrawn completely or partially if during the scholarship period the Program has evidence of additional sources of support. Please visit http://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/scholarships for more details.
How are the scholarships awarded?
Please visit http://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/scholarships for details on how this scholarship is awarded.
For more information on the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJWBGSP) please visit the World Bank scholarship page.
Partner institute (name)
The World Bank
Internal or external
External (funded from outside the University)