HOT: United Nations University Scholarships 2016

Masters, UK

United Nations University Scholarships for Developing Countries; The Japan Foundation for UNU (JFUNU) provides scholarships to outstanding applicants from developing countries* who can demonstrate a need for financial assistance and applying for MSc in Sustainability or PhD in Sustainability at the United Nations University in Tokyo, Japan.

*The developing countries listed in the latest OECD DAC list.

The scholarship provides a monthly allowance of 150,000 JPY* for living expenses for a maximum of 36 months for PhD in Sustainability applicants.

MSc in Sustainability applicants JFUNU scholarship provides a monthly allowance of 150,000 JPY* for living expenses for a maximum of 24 months.

For both programs, travel costs to and from Japan, visa handling fees, and health/accident insurance costs must be covered by the student. The tuition fees are fully waived for the scholarship recipients.

*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.

MSc in Sustainability

The Master of Science in Sustainability programme equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute to solving challenges of sustainability. Drawing on an innovative, interdisciplinary approach, the programme integrates methods and resources from the natural and social sciences, as well as the humanities.

PhD in Sustainability

The PhD programme in Sustainability Science aims to produce scholars who will become key researchers in the field of sustainability science. The programme takes an innovative approach to sustainability, seeking to promote a better understanding of the issues by incorporating global change perspectives, specifically those related to climate change and biodiversity.

Postdoc Fellowships

UNU offers postdoctoral fellowships to provide young scholars and policymakers, especially from the developing world, with a multidisciplinary context within which to pursue advanced research and training that are of professional interest to the successful applicant and of direct relevance to the research agenda of their selected UNU-IAS or UNU Centre for Policy Research (UNU-CPR) programme.

For more information and application materials, see; United Nations University Scholarships for Developing Countries.

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  • I am Derese Ayenew . I am graduated from one of the best universities in Ethiopia. I want to study master’s degree if you can.

  • I am septieu ceesay, am inspiring to be a journalist. I will be very much grateful if am given the opportunity to study journalism

  • I am Chala Edea from Ethiopia. I was graduated from Adama science and Technology University in 2015 by BSC in Animal science. Currently I am working as junior researcher in Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR). If I can get this golden chance I would love to apply for the masters’ scholarship offered.

  • I have first degre in LAW from Jimma University-Now-I want to study LAW in LLM/second degree/,so help me how to join.My phon is 0917111978

  • getnet molla from Ethiopia have BA degree in tourism and hotel management need this chance in MSC tourism or hotel management 0942053202 thanks

  • Dear Sir/Madam ,
    First, I want to appreciate all your attempts to assist students of developing countries like Ethiopia to upgrade their professions. My name is MITIKU ZERFU and I’m from Ethiopia. I have graduated from MEKELLE University with BA Degree in ACCOUNTING . I’m SIM& VOUCHER CARD MARKETING TEAM LEADER in Ministry of Communication & Information Technology(MCIT) and eagerly searching for free scholarship programs for MA in Business area . So, could you please assist me how to get the application format?

    Thank you!

    For detail contact Me as follows:

    Mitiku Zerfu
    P.O.BOX 811/1000
    Addis Ababa , Ethiopia
    Phone:- +251924-43-75-75

  • i need more and more to learn MBA degree but, i have a scarcity of money if i can get a golden chance. and anbition and

  • Dear Sir, I have a first degree with a GPA of 3.6 with an a second class upper (division) from one of the universities in Ghana. I have decided to pursue my masters programme and applied accordingly. I received a conditional offer to to read Msc urban and regional planning in the Heriot-Watt University. I want you to assist me secure a scholarship in order to realise my dream.

  • I have in BA in sociology and social work with of GPA 3.45. While I was in University I took two community based training which is professional attachment. After graduation I have three year and five months of experience in Oromia Youth And Sport Affairs Bureau on the position of youth Mainstreaming in multisectoral organizations.

  • I’m Adefemi omo Elizabeth, I have a BSc degree in banking and finance from the University of benin, Nigeria.i would love to apply for the masters scholarship offered . thanks

  • primarly, thanks for this opportunity. i am eritrea now i am in htsats refugee camp in ethiopia. i am waiting to continue my education that i have lost in my country. i was a 2nd year electrical and electronics engineering student. so i am hopefuly to be selected because you have so much care on refugees.

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  • i will be very gratifull if given a chance to study masters in science biology or any applied science or Agriculture.Thanks.

  • My name is Firaol Neguse.I have BA degree in history from Jimma University,Ethiopia and my point is (3.54)good distinction.Currently,in Ethiopia there is political instability and poverty.I want to learn my MA in your university by every related field of history.I have full hope from you,for this scholarship.thank you.

  • Dear Dr Fredrick Masonge i have per used the the scholarship program awarded by united nation under Japan government Tokyo,the course goes by the name MSC in sustainability/PhD in sustainability,currently I am working as educational officer in a particular secondary school employed by the Ministry of Education and vocational Training with maximum experience of teaching of not below 10 ten years i have great interest to apply for scholarship offered how can i access that? should i go to the Japanese embassy in Tanzania &ask for assistance channels for that scholarship? I am based in Tanzania,Kilimanjaro region

  • dear madam seat, I m Amina Haase from Africa,Ethiopia I m graduated from Adisababa university in bachelors degrees in nursing on 2012,and I wAnt to study in your scholarship program in related field or other feild,please contact me my a dress is 251911987826’thank you with best regard and hop

  • Am eritrean and have first degree in marine engineering. Now I am in Khartoum sudan and I am in need of your cooperation to join the golden chance and realise my ambition with your help

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