United Nations University Scholarships for Developing Country Students, Japan

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Japan Foundation for UNU (JFUNU) Scholarship is available for outstanding applicants from developing countries who can demonstrate a need for financial assistance, and they will be considered as candidates for the award of the scholarship.
Field of study: Master of Science in Sustainability, Development, and Peace

Target group: Citizens of developing countries

Scholarship value
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:

1. A completed bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from a recognised university or institution of higher education
Those who expect to graduate and have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent conferred before enrolment may also apply.

2. 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
3. English language proficiency
The minimum score requirements for English language qualifications required by UNU-ISP are:
  • 600 in TOEFL - Paper-Based Testing (PBT)
  • 100 in TOEFL - Internet-Based Testing (iBT)
  • 7.0 in IELTS - Academic format
Application deadline is 30 April 2013.


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