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World Bank Scholarships: List of Eligible Universities

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The World Bank has just announced the schedule and eligible universities for the next two calls for applications for its scholarships program for the 2022-2023 academic year.

The countries that will host the accepted students will be the United States, France, Australia, the United Kingdom, Japan, and the Netherlands. So, if you plan to apply for World Bank scholarships, be aware that you must apply, as soon as possible, to an eligible university. Otherwise, you will not be able to participate.

World Bank Scholarships List of Eligible Universities

This year there will be two application windows and each will have a list of eligible universities and programs. The first call will be from January 17, 2022, to February 28, 2022. The second call is from March 29, 2022, to May 27, 2022. Don’t worry, we’ll notify you, by email and on social media, once the date is due.

To participate, the World Bank is clear at this point: all scholarship applicants will need to have an unconditional offer of admission from a participating program. Otherwise, you cannot participate.

Below is the list of universities and programs eligible for World Bank scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year. Apply now :

List of universities eligible for the first call

For the first application window (will be from January 17, 2022, to February 28, 2022): you must apply to one of the following programs and have an unconditional offer of admission by February 28, 2022:

1. Columbia — School of International and Public Affairs (USA)

MPA in Economic Policy Management

2. Johns Hopkins (USA)

Master of Public Health

3. University of Birmingham (UK)

MSc Conflict, State Building and Development

4. University of Hong Kong (Honk Kong)

Master of Urban Design (MUD)

5. University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA)

Educational Policy Studies

6.  Vrije Universiteit — KIT (Netherlands)

Health Systems Policy and Management

List of universities eligible for the second call

For the second application window (March 29, 2022 to May 27, 2022): The following universities and programs are eligible:

1. Australian National University (Australia)

Master of Climate Change
Master of Environmental and Resource Economics
Master of Environmental Management and Development
Master of Public Policy

2. Brandeis University (UK)

Master of Arts in Sustainable International Development
Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence
Master of Science in Global Health Policy and Management

3. Columbia – School of International and Public Affairs (USA)

MPA in Development Practice
Master of Public Administration

4. Erasmus University Rotterdam-IHS (Netherlands)

Master of Urban Management and Development

5. Harvard – Kennedy School of Government (USA)

Master of Public Administration in International Development

6. IHE Delft Institute (Netherlands)

MSc in Water and Sustainable Development

7. Keio University (Japan)

       Master in Taxation Policy and Management

8. National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) (Japan)

Tax Course of the Public Finance Program

9. Saitama University (Japan)

International Graduate Program on Civil and Environmental Engineering

10. SOAS University of London (UK)

MSc International Finance and Development

11. Stanford University (USA)

Master in International Policy

12. University of California-Berkeley (USA)

Master of Development Practice

13. Université Clermont-Auvergne – FERDI (France)

Master in Economic Policy Management

14.  University of Leeds (UK)

Master of Public Health (International)

15. University of Oxford (UK)

Blavatnik School of Government: Master of Public Policy
Department of International Development: MSc in Refugees and Forced Migration Studies

16. University of Sussex (UK)

MA Environment, Development and Policy
MA Food and Development
MSc Climate Change, Development and Policy
MA Migration and Global Development

17. University of Tokyo (UK)

Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP):  Master of Public Policy, International Program
Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Science: International Program on Agricultural Development Studies

18. University of Tsukuba (Japan)

Master’s Program in Economic and Public Policy

19. Williams College (USA)

Master of Art in Policy Economics

20. Yokohama National University (Japan)

Infrastructure Management Program

If you have been wondering if your degree is eligible or not, know that you must have a degree or a job related to one of the following fields:

  • Finance, competitiveness, and innovation
  • Governance
  • Macroeconomics, Trade, and Investment
  • Poverty reduction and shared equity / prosperity
  • Education
  • Health, nutrition, and population
  • Social protection and employment
  • Agriculture and Food
  • Climate change
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Social, urban, rural and resilience
  • Water
  • Energy and Extractive
  • Infrastructure
  • Development in a context of fragility, conflict, and violence

So, apply now for one of these programs to participate in the World Bank scholarships program!

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  1. Thanks you world Bank for providing such opportunities regarding scholarship, thus I miss this scholarship opportunity and I hope next time I will get it on right time.
    Best regards.

  2. My name is Ochieng C. Otieno from Kenya, and highly motivated and interested in the offered programs.

  3. My name is mohamed said ali i live in mogadisho somalia also i was born at same place so i interested to get this chance.

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