Loading...

January 26, 2018

Apply Now: United Nations University Full Funded Scholarship Program For International Students

Loading...
2018/2019
The programme will equip graduates with comprehensive, multidisciplinary knowledge of sustainability
problems, and deepen their understanding of the role of environmental sustainability in addressing
current issues related to global change. The programme provides students with unique opportunities to
interact with leading scholars and policymakers through lectures, international conferences, and
workshops.

The programme starts in September, and by July of their third year students are expected to complete all
of the course requirements, obtaining at least 14 credits. Students can select courses from those offered
by UNU-IAS, while also enjoying the opportunity to take courses at other leading universities in Japan such
as the University of Tokyo, Sophia University, International Christian University, and Yokohama National
University.

Application deadline: 27 April 2018 
The award of the scholarship below is based on application selection results. Only applicants that are
accepted for enrolment in the UNU-IAS PhD in Sustainability Science programme can be considered as
candidates for the scholarship. There is no separate application form for the scholarship as it is a part of
the online application for admission. Interested applicants must provide necessary information and
documents for the scholarship together with the required documents for admission to the PhD degree
programme.

Benefits:
The JFUNU scholarship provides a monthly allowance of 120,000 JPY* for living expenses for a maximum
of 36 months. However, 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.
*The amount of monthly allowance has been changed to 120,000 JPY effective 2017.

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must be from developing countries* who can demonstrate a need for financial assistance.
Applicants who are currently living in Japan under a working visa are NOT eligible for the scholarship.
Applicants who want to pursue a second degree at UNU-IAS are not eligible for the scholarship.
Share This
Previous Post
Next Post

This Post was publish by the above Author

0 comments: