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Sustainability Science Scholarships At United Nations University – Japan 2021

Note: To successfully apply for this scholarship, ensure you read all instructions on this page.

The United Nations University – Japan is currently awarding the Sustainability Science Scholarships to individuals who are willing to pursue a degree program at the Institution.

This scholarship program provides a monthly allowance of 120,000 JPY for living expenses for a maximum of 36 months. The program offers unique opportunities to interact with leading scholars and policymakers through lectures, international conferences, and workshops.

Applications Deadline:

  • MSc program: 26th February 2021;
  • PhD program: 9th April 2021.

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

Type: PhD


  • 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 Ph.D. degree at UNU-IAS are not eligible for the scholarship.
  • Applicants must have
      • A minimum of 2 years of practical field experience related to UNU-IAS research themes which were acquired after obtaining a university degree


      • Two completed Master’s degreesat least one of which must be in a discipline related to sustainability studies;

How To Apply: The online application form will open in January 2021. Please regularly check the UNU-IAS website for its opening.

Your official application must be submitted through the online application form. You will need to create a user account to submit your applications. The online form can be saved and returned at any time before submitting.

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