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Japan Foundation for UNU (JFUNU) Scholarship

Last updated: Dec 8, 2023

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Target: Developing Countries,

Award Value: Full Tuition & Living Cost of 120,000 JPY,

Host Institution: United Nations University, Japan


Expired 115 days ago

Japan Foundation for UNU (JFUNU) ScholarshipApplications for the Japan Foundation for UNU (JFUNU) Scholarship is now being accepted. The applicants from any developing countries are the target group of this scholarship. This scholarship is to support students in the Master of Science in Sustainability programme. The selected candidates will receive interesting benefits of fully funded award including two years living allowances. Application deadline is 28 February every year.

Scholarship Description

The United Nations University’s 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.

Scholarship Value

JFUNU scholarship is a fully funded award and will cover the full tuition fees, and provides a monthly allowance of 150,000 yen for living expenses for a maximum of 24 months. Travel costs to and from Japan, visa handling fees, and health/accident insurance costs will be covered by the student.

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Level and Areas of Study

Master of Science in Sustainability programme.

Place of Study

At the United Nations University, Japan

Eligibility Criteria

The ideal candidates for the Japan Foundation for UNU (JFUNU) Scholarship award should meet all of the following conditions:

  • A strong interest in sustainability studies.
  • Demonstrated commitment to study and understand global issues.
  • A completed bachelor’s degree
  • A GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale on the bachelor’s degree earned.
  • Good command in English

Applicants Nationality

Those coming from developing countries are eligible to apply.

Application Procedure

Please follow the instructions on how to apply for the Japan Foundation for UNU (JFUNU) Scholarship on the official website by using the online application link below given.

Submission Deadline

28 February every year.

Website and Application Link


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