The University of Twente through the Joint Japan/World Bank Scholarship offers Masters to students from World Bank member countries. The mission of the World Bank Group is to reduce poverty and improve living standards through sustainable development and investment in people. The World Bank Institute (WBI) is at the forefront of the Bank’s efforts to promote learning and deliver to the stakeholders, the best thinking and experience emerging from around the world on issues crucial to reform and socio-economic development.
Fields of Study: Development in fields such as economics, health, education, environment, natural resource management, or other development-related subjects.
Eligibility: To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must:
* be a national of a developing country;
* not be a dual citizen of any developed country;
* hold a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent university degree) earned before 2013
* have at least 3 years of development-related experience since earning a Bachelor’s degree.
* commit to returning home to their country on graduation in order to use your enhanced knowledge and skills towards your community’s, country’s or region’s development.
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Value of Scholarship:
* Two-way economy class air travel. In addition, you will receive a US $500 travel allowance for each trip.
* Tuition for your graduate program and the cost of basic medical insurance
* A monthly subsistence allowance to cover living expenses, including books, while you are on campus studying at the preferred masters program.
Duration of Scholarship: 2 years
How to Apply: Visit link below.