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Japan Foundation for UNU (JFUNU) Scholarship

Last updated: Dec 27, 2020

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

Scholarship Description
The United Nations University is currently offering 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.

Scholarship Value
JFUNU scholarship is a fully 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 must be covered by the student.

Level and Area of Studies
Master of Science in Sustainability programme.

Place of Study
At the United Nations University, Japan

Eligibility and Nationality
The ideal candidates of this 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 Instruction
Please find the online application link below.

Submission Deadline
28 February every year.

Website and Application Link


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