United Nations University Scholarships for Developing Country Students
Last updated: 28 Aug 2013 | CLOSED
Deadline: 27 February 2015
Study in: Japan
Course starts September 2015
The Japan Foundation for UNU (JFUNU) Scholarship is available for outstanding applicants from developing countries who can demonstrate a need for financial assistance and who are granted admissions to UNU-ISP.
United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace
Field(s) of study:
Master of Science in Sustainability
Number of Scholarships:
Citizens of developing countries
The JFUNU scholarship covers the full tuition fees, and provides a monthly allowance of 150,000 JPY* for living expenses for a maximum of 24 months. Travel costs to and from Japan, visa handling fees, and health/accident insurance costs must be covered by the student. The tuition fees are fully waived for the scholarship recipients.
Applicants for the Master of Science in Sustainability are required to have met the following requirements by the application deadline in order to be considered:
• A strong interest in sustainability studies.
• Demonstrated commitment to study and understand global issues.
• A completed bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from a recognized university or institution of higher education in a field related to sustainability. Those who expect to graduate and have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent conferred before September 2015 may also apply.
• A GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale on the bachelor’s degree earned.
• English language proficiency. Please see the section below for more details.
Read the complete eligibility requirements at the official website.
Applications are currently closed.
During admission selection process, outstanding applicants from developing countries with financial need will be automatically considered as candidates for the award of the JFUNU scholarship. Thus, no separate scholarship application is necessary.
Your official application for admissions must be submitted through the online application form. Application deadline is 27 February 2015.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: http://isp.unu.edu/grad/degrees/masters/admissions.html
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