2015 United Nation University Scholarship Program in Japan

United Nation University2The United Nation University is now offering Scholarship to exceptional individuals from developing countries to pursue any MSc degree program in Japan. The Scholarship worth 150,000 JPY (Japanese Yen) shall be awarded for a period of 24 months to help carter for the Living expenses. Successful applicants shall be granted tuition waivers. There is no special application process for the JFUNU scholarship as academically outstanding applicants with limited finances shall be automatically considered for the Scholarship.

Brief Description of Scholarship

The JFUNU offers hands on experience to students through intensive practical learning, empowering them (students) to solve problems and provide solutions for sustainability related issues. The Scholarship is opened to fresh graduates and industry professionals and practitioners seeking opportunities to gain valuable skills that will enable them make significant contributions civil societies, their government, the private sector and as well as the United Nation. In the course of the Scholarship program, methods and resources shall be integrated through innovative approaches.


Master’s level

Fields of Study


Sponsored by

United Nations University, Japan


  • Eligible countries

Afghanistan, Gambia, Mozambique, Bangladesh, The Guinea, Myanmar, Benin, Guinea-Bissau, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Haiti, Niger, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Cambodia, Korea, Dem Rep, Sierra Leone, Central African Republic,

Kyrgyz Republic, Somalia, Liberia, Tajikistan, Comoros, Madagascar, Tanzania,

Malawi, Togo, Congo, Dem. Rep, Eritrea, Mali, Uganda, Ethiopia , Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Albania, Indonesia, Samoa, Armenia, India, São Tomé and Principe, Belize, Iraq, Senegal, Bhutan, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Bolivia, Kosovo, South Sudan, Cameroon, Lao PDR, Sri Lanka, Cape Verde, Lesotho, Sudan, Congo, Rep., Marshall Islands, Swaziland, Côte d’Ivoire, Micronesia, Fed. States, Syrian Arab Republic, Djibouti, Moldova, Timor-Leste, Egypt, Arab Rep, Mongolia, Tonga, El Salvador, Morocco, Ukraine, Fiji, Nicaragua, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Nigeria, Vanuatu, Ghana, Pakistan, Vietnam, Guatemala, Papua New Guinea, West Bank and Gaza, Guyana, Paraguay, Yemen, Rep., Honduras.

  • Requirements to be eligible for the Scholarship

To be considered for the Scholarship, Applicants are expected to meet the followings

  • A CGPA not less than 3.5 on a 4.0 scale at undergraduate studies
  • Prove of proficiency in English Language
  • Must meet the following minimum score for any English proficiency test: 100 in TOEFL internet based test, 7.0 in IELTS, and 600 in TOEFL Paper based test.
  • Passionate about sustainability studies
  • Must have completed an Undergraduate study at a recognized University on or before September 2015

Criteria for selection

Only academically outstanding students with financial limitation shall be considered for the Scholarship


Method of Application

First apply for admission here

Awardees shall be selected during the admission processing for there will be no need for another application for the scholarship. Click here to contact the the scholarship provider for more information on how to apply.

Application deadline

27th February 2015


Successful applicants shall be notified through the email they provided in their application form.



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