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Funding and Administration



Source of Funds

The JJ/WBGSP is funded entirely by the Government of Japan and administered by the World Bank Institute (WBI), see Table below.

Table. Japan’s Allocation to JJ/WBGSP, FY 1988-FY2012 
(after conversion in USD at the time of the allocation)

FYAmount ($US) 
19881,000,000
19891,887,000
19901,887,000
19913,109,000
19924,349,000 
19935,349,000
1994 6,049,000
19957,647,500
19968,966,000 
199711,210,700
1998 11,870,265 
1999 12,148,900 
2000 13,476,541 
2001 10,539,909 
200210,159,937 
200312,523,148
200413,978,917
200512,860,956
200612,583,000
200712,669,000
200811,867,027
200916,473,179
201018,731,311
2011

21,386,969

201221,948,649

Use of Funds

The amounts allocated each year have made it possible for the Program to support more than 5,305 scholars between 1987 and 2013.

Program Administration

The administration of the JJ/WBGSP is undertaken through a Steering Committee and a Secretariat. The Steering Committee provides the overall direction for the Program and annually selects candidates to receive scholarships. The Secretariat is responsible for day-to-day function of the JJ/WBGSP.

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