IsDB Young Professionals Program (YPP) Jeddah Saudi Arabia 2024.

  • Fully Funded
  • Offered by Islamic Development Bank.
  • Short Training
  • international development studies
  • International Students
  • Saudi Arabia
IsDB Young Professionals Program (YPP) Jeddah Saudi Arabia 2024.

IsDB Young Professionals Program (YPP) Jeddah Saudi Arabia 2024.

Scholarship Description:

IsDB Young Professionals Program (YPP) Jeddah Saudi Arabia 2024. is open for International Students . The scholarship allows Short Training level program(s) in the field of international development studies taught at Offered by Islamic Development Bank.. The deadline of the scholarship is .

The IsDB Young Professional Program (YPP) is a golden opportunity for fresh graduates who are willing to be a part of Islamic Development Bank Group. YPP is a  24 months beginner level short-training program with guaranteed employment at IsDB. It'll cover your Tax-Free Salary, Personal accident insurance, Airline Tickets, Medical Coverage (for Dependents and Parents also) and Annual Air tickets. In this article I will tell you about its eligibility criteria and application process so read till the end and seize this opportunity by clicking the apply button down below.

Degree Level:

IsDB Young Professionals Program (YPP) Jeddah Saudi Arabia 2024. is available to undertake Short Training level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • international development studies

Scholarship Benefits:

  • Highly Competitive Tax-Free Salary on the Global Scale
  • Comprehensive Group Personal Accident Insurance
  • Educational Grants Available for Children
  • Annual Airline Tickets to and from the Home Country
  • Medical Coverage Extended to Staff and Dependents, Including Parents

IsDB Support for Career Growth:

IsDB is dedicated to fostering the highest potential in Young Professionals (YPs) upon joining the Bank. The following highlights the YPP career development opportunities:

  • Professional Experience:

    • YPs engage in professional-level work from their initial assignments, making significant contributions to IsDB.
  • Field Rotation:

    • All YPs undertake at least one rotation at an IsDB Regional Hub or Office, establishing deeper connections with beneficiaries.
  • Missions:

    • YPs are expected to travel on missions to Member Countries, participating in diverse assignments that lead to exponential learning and personal growth.
  • Training:

    • A comprehensive 2-year training curriculum covers both technical and behavioral aspects. Some of these trainings are accredited by top Professional Institutions.
  • Coaching and Mentoring:

    • YPs are assigned career advisors for navigating their careers within IsDB. Additionally, each YP's cohort participates in a group coaching experience to accelerate their development.

Upon successfully completing the program, YPs transition to the IsDB High Potential Talent Pool, opening avenues for continued career growth and development within the Bank beyond the YPP. This commitment ensures that YPs receive robust support for their professional journey within IsDB.

Eligible Nationalities:

This program is open to citizens IsDB Member Countries.


Eligibility Criteria:

a) Minimum Requirements:

Prospective candidates for the IsDB Young Professional Program (YPP) must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Education:

    • Hold a minimum Master’s degree in any relevant discipline from a highly reputed University. Candidates pursuing a Master’s degree are eligible if the degree will be awarded before the YPP Program's start date. Master's degree should be obtained less than 4 years from the application deadline.
  • Citizenship:

    • Be a citizen of an IsDB member-country. However, up to 25% of selected candidates from each cohort can be from Muslim communities in non-Member Countries.
  • Language:

    • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Proficiency in one of the Bank’s other operating languages (Arabic or French) will be considered favorably.
  • Age:

    • 32 years or younger by the application deadline.
  • Location and Travel:

    • Be willing to reside in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) and travel for country assignments as per business requirements, including rotations to an IsDB Regional Hub.
  • Commitment:

    • Exhibit a commitment and passion for IsDB's mission and its development model.

b) Additional Considerations:

In addition to the minimum criteria, priority will be given to prospective candidates with the following:

  • Distinction or Merit in their Master’s program. Candidates pursuing their Master’s degree should submit transcripts displaying outstanding academic standing.
  • Recipients of IsDB Scholarships.
  • Trilingual proficiency, with a good command of Arabic and/or French.
  • Possession or pursuit of a Professional Certification or a PhD from a reputable institution in a relevant field.
  • Relevant professional working experience in any of the IsDB’s core sectors.

c) Preferred Specializations:

The YPP aims to attract and nurture graduates across various specializations. While applications from diverse academic backgrounds are welcome, preference will be given to graduates in the following fields during the selection process:

  • Data Science/Artificial Intelligence
  • Climate Change
  • Agriculture Economics/Engineering
  • Islamic Finance
  • Transportation
  • Urban Planning
  • International Development/Development Evaluation
  • Youth and Gender Studies
  • Economics
  • PPP, Investment & Fund Management
  • Education
  • Public Health Management

Application Procedure:

The IsDB Young Professional Program (YPP) application process is straightforward yet competitive. Your successful application will require demonstrating a strong passion and commitment to development, showcasing proven academic success, and expressing a genuine willingness to build a career at IsDB.

Step 1: Ensure Eligibility

  • Confirm that you meet the minimum eligibility criteria outlined for the YPP.

Step 2: Complete Application Form

  • Fill out the application form with accurate and comprehensive information about your academic and professional background, emphasizing your commitment to development.

Step 3: Additional Assessments

  • Participate in any additional assessments or evaluations as required during the application process.

Step 4: Attend YPP Assessment & Interviews at IsDB HQ

  • If selected, attend the YPP assessment and interviews at the IsDB headquarters. This step involves showcasing your passion for development and your potential contribution to IsDB.

Step 5: Sign YPP Contract and Prepare to Join IsDB

  • Upon successful completion of the assessment and interview phase, sign the YPP contract and prepare to embark on your journey with IsDB.

The application process is designed to identify individuals with a genuine commitment to development and the potential to contribute significantly to IsDB's objectives. Following these steps will guide you through a smooth and competitive application experience.

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