2014 Japan Foundation for UNU (JFUNU) Scholarship for students from developing countries

Application Deadline: February 28th 2014

The master’s degree programme offered by United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace (UNU-ISP) addresses pressing global issues of sustainability, including climate change and biodiversity through an innovative interdisciplinary approach that integrates the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

The programme is intended for recent graduates, professionals, and practitioners, offering the unique opportunity to study at a global university within the framework of the United Nations.

The Scholarship:

  • 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 Worth:

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.

*150,000 JPY is the average monthly living cost for an international student without dependents in Tokyo, although this amount may vary depending on the lifestyle of the student.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Japan Foundation for UNU (JFUNU) Scholarship


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