Joint Japan/ World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/ WBGSP)

September 2019 Admissions

Application Period January 28 (Monday) – February 6 (Wednesday), 2019 (Deadline)
Number Accepted A few (For MA Program)

*Application fee must be paid between January 21 (Monday) – February 6 (Wednesday), 2019.
However, applicants who wish to be admitted into GSAPS are eligible to apply for the application fee waiver if they reside in one of the countries designated by Waseda University AND hold nationality of one of those countries. For more details, please refer to the GSAPS Application Guide for Admissions of September 2019.

Scholarship Outline

“Admission Guide for Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/ WBGSP) for September 2019 Admission”

Please refer to the following link for the exact details on the program and the application process.

Please note that all applicants must submit the Waseda GSAPS designated application documents and the “GSAPS Scholarship Application Form Prior to Matriculation for September 2019 Admissions”.
Applicants who are nominated for the JJ/WBGSP Scholarship will then be requested to complete the prescribed documents from the JJ/ WBGSP Program.
Scholarship Application Form for JJ/ WBGSP for September 2019 Admissions

Applicants may jump to the Online Registration Form
and download the GSAPS application guide and application forms using the following links.

Online Regsitration Form (Available from January 21st, 2019)

GSAPS Application Guide for Admissions of September 2019
Application Form
Applicant Evaluation Form
Request Form for Return of Submitted Materials
Application Form for Application Fee Waiver, Waseda University

Essay[Part 1]
Essay[Part 2]

Important Notes

  1. The scholarship nomination will be announced by the end of March 2019.
  2. The final results of the JJ/WBGSP are expected to be announced by mid-July 2019.
  3. Applicants who have passed the GSAPS entrance examinations but failed the JJ/WBGSP Selection will still be considered for entrance as a Privately-Financed International Student. He/ She will be required to remit the entrance & tuition fees (first semester) during a specified period (TBA).

Please send your complete application documents to:

Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies (GSAPS)
WASEDA University
Nishi-Waseda Building 7F
1-21-1 Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-Ku
Tokyo 169-0051, JAPAN
Attn: Admissions Office (Scholarships Prior to Matriculation)