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United Nations University Scholarships for Developing Country Students

Brief description:
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.

Host Institution(s):
United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace

Field(s) of study:
Master of Science in Sustainability, Development, and Peace

Number of Scholarships:
Limited number

Target group:
Citizens of developing countries

Scholarship value/inclusions:
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.

Applicants for the Master of Science in Sustainability, Development, and Peace are required to have met the following requirements by the application deadline in order to be considered:

• a completed bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from a recognized university or institution of higher education
• A particular interest and career aspiration in at least one of the following thematic areas: Global Change and Sustainability, Peace and Security, International Cooperation and Development
• English language proficiency

Important: Read the complete eligibility requirements at the official website.

Application instructions:
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 application is necessary.

Your official application must be made online, using UN-CECAR online application portal. Application deadline is  30 April 2013.

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: