Deadline for online application :
24 October 2022 for Round One screening
15 February 2023 for Round Two screening
For master’s and doctoral program, access the online application system through the following pages.
Please go through the page to the end and enter the application form by clicking “I Agree” button at the end of the page.
|HOW TO APPLY MSc
|HOW TO APPLY PhD
We consider the application for the University of Tokyo Fellowship and MEXT University Recommendation Scholarship in Round One selection only. Among successful applicants in Round One selection who meet eligibility criteria for each funding opportunity, a limited number of applicants with excellent academic record will be selected and recommended to the University for the former and the Ministry for the latter respectively. Applicants who have admitted in IPADS in Round One selection but failed the screening of UTokyo fellowship and MEXT University Recommendation Scholarship will still be considered for entrance as a privately-financed student.
Applicants intending to apply for Joint-Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJWBGSP) , please access the online application system from the following page.
|HOW TO APPLY MSc_JJWBGSP
IPADS has been chosen as one of the participating MSc programs by the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJWBGSP) . JJWBGSP is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who are applying to a master degree program in a development-related topic.
MSc applicants for IPADS October 2023 intake who intend to apply for JJWBGSP scholarship must apply for IPADS and JJWBGSP separately. First, they should apply to IPADS, pass the screening and receive a certificate of unconditional admission. Then, successful applicants in IPADS can apply for JJWBGSP through the World Bank’s official website.
IPADS will not be submitting the application to the World Bank on behalf of the applicants.
Please note that being admitted in IPADS DOES NOT guarantee any spot in the JJWBGSP. JJWBGSP will conduct their screening separately from that of the IPADS process.
According to the World Bank website as of June 23, 2022, followings are the eligibility criteria;
Who is Eligible to Apply for JJWBGSP?
Details on Eligibility Criteria for each call for applications are provided in that call’s Application Guidelines, and these detailed eligibility criteria are strictly adhered to. No exceptions are made.
Broadly speaking, Developing Country nationals must:
Please note: All eligibility criteria are strictly adhered to. No exceptions are made. Eligibility criteria WILL NOT change during an open call for applications. However, this information is subject to change between the close of one application process and the opening of the next.
For more details about JJWBGSP application process, please check;
Countries eligible for JJWBGSP scholarship;
IPADS poster designed by Lin (Charles) Kaigen, 3rd year PhD student