JFUNU Scholarships for MSc in Sustainability Programme 2019

JFUNU Scholarships for MSc in Sustainability Programme 2019

JFUNU Scholarships for MSc 2019The 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 admitted to the Master of Science in Sustainability Programme at United Nations University – Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS).

JFUNU Scholarships for MSc

Scholarship Description

Host Institution(s)

United Nations University – Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS)

Level/Field of Study

Master of Science in Sustainability

Number of Scholarships

Limited

Target Group

Citizens of developing countries  listed in the latest OECD DAC list

Scholarship value/Duration

The JFUNU scholarship provides a monthly allowance of 120,000 JPY* for living expenses for a maximum of 24 months. The tuition fees are fully waived for the scholarship recipients.

However, travel costs to and from Japan, visa handling fees, and health/accident insurance costs must be covered by the student.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants for the Master of Science in Sustainability are required to have met the following admission 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 2019 may also apply.

• A GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale on the bachelor’s degree earned.

• English language proficiency. The minimum score requirements for English language qualifications required by UNU-IAS are: 600 in TOEFL – Paper-Based Testing (PBT); 100 in TOEFL – Internet-Based Testing (IBT); 7.0 in IELTS – Academic format.

The eligibility requirements for the scholarships are as follows:

• Applicants must be persons 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 master’s degree at UNU-IAS are not eligible for the scholarship

Application Process

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

28 Feb 2019 (annual)
Study in: Japan
Course starts September 2019

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.

Scholarship Link

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