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Research Fields TEST economics, health, educ, agriculture, environmnt, natural resource management
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Eligibility In 1987, the World Bank, with funding from the Government of Japan, established the World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program for graduate studies in subjects related to economic development. Each year, the Program awards scholarships to individuals from World Bank member countries to undertake graduate studies at renowned universities throughout member countries of the Bank. Eligibility To apply for a JJ/WBGSP scholarship under the Regular Program, an applicant must: * Be a national of a World Bank member country eligible to borrow. * Be born after March 31, 1971. * Have, by March 31, 2011, at least 2, preferably 4 to 5, years of recent full time professional experience acquired after a university degree, in the applicantís home country or in another developing country. * Hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. * Be in good health. * Be of good character. * Not be a permanent resident or a national of any industrialized country. * Not be residing in an industrialized country for more than one year. * Not be an Executive Director, his/her alternate, staff of the World Bank Group (the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, International Development Association, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, and International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes), consultant, or relative of the aforementioned. Program of Study * Eligible applicants should propose a program of study related to development at the master's level, in fields such as economics, health, education, agriculture, environment, natural resource management, or other development‑related subject. * The proposed program of study should start during the academic year 2011/2012 for a maximum duration of two years. The JJ/WBGSP does not support applicants who are already enrolled (i.e., taking classes) in graduate degree programs. * Applicants should submit evidence of current unconditional admission to at least one development-related university masterís degree program. Applicants are encouraged to apply to one of the Preferred Universities. * The Program does not support studies in the applicantís home country. # The Program does not support applicants for MBA, MDs, M.Phil. or Ph.D. degrees. * The Program does not support legal studies such as J.D., L.L.M. or S.J.D. except for L.L.M.ís related to human rights, environment, or good governance.
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Currency Canadian
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Application Details Visit the World Bank web site at http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/WBI/EXTWBISFP/EXTJJWBGSP/0,,contentMDK:20276784~menuPK:552350~pagePK:64168445~piPK:64168309~theSitePK:551644,00.html Contact: The World Bank, 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433 Telephone: 202-473-1000 Fax: 202-477-6391 Updated: January 10, 2011

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