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JFUNU Scholarships for PhD in Sustainability Science

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120000 JPY
Grant
Japan
Location
16 Feb 2024
Application deadline

About

The PhD programme in Sustainability Science is a three-year programme that 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.

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award

One

Grant

120,000 JPY

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • living expenses

Description

The award of the scholarship is based on application selection results. Only applicants that are accepted for enrolment in the UNU-IAS PhD in Sustainability Science programme can be considered as candidates for the scholarship. There is no separate application form for the scholarship as it is a part of the online application for admission. Interested applicants must provide necessary information and documents for the scholarship together with the required documents for admission to the PhD degree programme.

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Benefits

The JFUNU scholarship provides a monthly allowance of 120,000 JPY* for living expenses for a maximum of 36 months. However, 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.

Eligibility

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be 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 PhD degree at UNU-IAS are not eligible for the scholarship.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Sustainable Development

Locations

Japan

Nationality

225 nationalities

Study experience required

Master

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

16 Feb 2024

Review the checklist and prepare the application materials as listed in the Guidelines.

Register online to obtain the Application Form using this link: Registration for Applications.

Receive an email from UNU-IAS Admissions Office with a link to the Application Form.

Submit the Application Form by the deadline (17 February).

Receive an automatic email to confirm that the Admissions Office has received your application.

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