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Apply for The JFUNU Scholarships for MSc in Sustainability Programme for Developing Country Student


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 admitted to the Master of Science in Sustainability Programme at United Nations University – Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS). Benefit - The JFUNU scholarship provides a monthly allowance of 120,000 JPY* ( 1040 USD) for living expenses for a maximum of 24 months. The tuition fees are fully waived for the scholarship recipients. - Travel costs to and from Japan, visa handling fees, and health/accident insurance costs must be covered by the student

Eligibility - 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 receive a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent conferred before the entrance period of September 2022 may also apply); - A GPA of 2.8 or above on a 4.0 scale (equivalent to 70% on a 100 % scale) for the bachelor’s degree earned; - English language proficiency. The minimum of 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

Deadline 21 February 2022

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