SOAS University of London


Joint/Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Programme (JJ/WGBSP)

Deadline: 21 May 2021

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is open to citizens of certain developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who are applying to a master degree program in a development-related topic.

Subject to available funding, JJWBGSP offers scholarships for 48 Participating Programs at universities in U.S., Europe, Africa, Oceania and Japan in key areas of development, including economic policy management, tax policy, and infrastructure management. Please note that if you are not admitted to one of these 48 programs, you are not eligible to apply for a JJWBGSP Scholarship.


We are delighted that our MSc International Finance and Development (2021 entry) is one of the participating programs. 

Please visit the World Bank Scholarship Program page for more details and access to the application process.