World Bank scholarship for African students in 2018

World Bank scholarship for African students in 2018

Here we have another excellent opportunity for those who want to receive quality education of international level. Here we have the review of World Bank scholarship for African students.

World Bank scholarship for African students in 2018

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Features of the world bank scholarship

The World Bank Group (WBG) is a famous union of international organizations that work to help the developing countries. The organization was founded in 1945 and approved its first loan in 1947.

This is the largest bank in the world that provide around $61 billion of loans to help other countries. Among the main focuses of the bank there are: the development of health, education, agriculture, environmental protection, rural development, infrastructure development.

The world bank scholarship program works to provide students from developing countries with the ability to obtain quality education. The program helped many students to become professionals and specialists. Those specialists work on the development of their native country, and this is one more way to help this county.

World Bank scholarship for African students in 2018

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There are Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships in World Bank. The scholarship is funded jointly by the World Bank, the Japanese Government and other member countries of the World Bank. Partner institutions decide the type of research and students they will fund. All the recipients of the scholarship program must return to their native country and work on the development of their homeland.

There are two types of the scholarship opened for African students:

  • Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
  • Robert S. McNamara Fellowship Program

World Bank scholarship for African students

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program is open for African students. This is the largest Scholarship Program of the organization and it provides latest technologies and knowledge from around the world. See also International scholarships for Nigerian students.

World Bank scholarship for African students in 2018

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The program is intended for students who are ready to work hard and become professionals in their field of study. During the study they will work with latest ideas, practices and technologies of the area.

Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program started more than 25 years ago as a joint project of Japanese Government and the World Bank. The idea of this program is to provide students with the best knowledge and skills.

The scholarship includes all the tuition fees, round trips, living expenses, air tickets. Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program is open for graduates and postgraduates with a high level of knowledge in social and economic development.

The main requirements: A student should choose master's program (MBA, MSC etc.), and he or he should return to home country after the graduation.

World Bank scholarship for African students in 2018

The next opportunity for students is Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program. The program is open for PhD candidates from India, China, Nigeria, Kuwait, Peru, Pakistan. This fellowship provides $25,000 for 6-10 month period of study per student.

Go to http://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/scholarships for the World Bank scholarship online application.

Here is World Bank scholarship Nigeria opportunity, so don't miss the chance to get quality education and help your country.

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Source: World Bank Scholarships Program

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