Sunday, January 11, 2009


The Inter-American Development Bank, with funding from the government of Japan, has established a scholarship program for students from borrowing member countries of the Bank who wish to do Maestías in disciplines related to development in universities located in the member countries. The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition, medical and accident insurance, installation costs, monthly subsistence, a stipend for books and an airline ticket round-trip economy class. The grant is effective from the beginning of the academic year and does not cover any costs of tuition for summer courses. Application forms are available upon request at the Bank or the Bank's representations.

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

- Be a citizen of a borrowing member country of the Bank.
- Being under 40 years.
- Have at least one title universitarioo social science, business administration, public administration, or any other discipline-related economic and social development of countries in the region.
- Have obtained an academic title with calificacioines outstanding.
- Have a minimum of two years of work experience in the public sector or in a research or teaching.
- Be adminitidos by a univeridad for a master's study program in either social sciences, public administration or other related technical disciplilna development (except law).
- At the end of their studies, they must return to their home country to apply their new knowledge in activities that support the economic and social development of the country.
- No candidate may be the Executive Directors, Alternate Directors or officers of the Inter-American Development Bank, or relatives of the fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity.
- The scholarships will be awarded only to candidates who, having been accepted by a university, have not yet started its curriculum.
- Applicants must not be holding public office (no political or diplomatic) during the selection process or in the last two years of work experience, for example, ambassadors, secretaries, ministers, deputy ministers or their equivalent.
- The scholarships funded studies in a country other than the country of origin or residence of the candidate. Only in exceptional cases, candidates will be awarded scholarships to undertake studies in their country of origin or residence.

Scholarship Program Japan-IDB comprises the following subprograms:

- Northern Hemisphere Program (Universities located in the United States, Canada, Europe and Central America) for students entering college in September / October. The forms will be distributed in March. The deadline for submission of applications is mid-May and the selection in early July.

- Southern Hemisphere Program for students entering the university in March. The forms will be distributed in November last year. The deadline for submission of applications is in mid-January and the selection in early February.

- Special Program for Research in Universities in Japan for students entering a master's program in English at any university located in Japan.

For more information about universities in Japan, visit the page. Web-JASSO the Student Services Organization in Japan ( Here are the names of Japanese universities, undergraduate, graduate, and can be searched by program, city, specialty, and so on.

The application forms will be distributed in November and January for the spring semester and autumn respectively.

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