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United Nations University Scholarships 2022 Academic Year, Apply NOW [Updated]

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization with its headquarters in New York City,  It is an intergovernmental organization responsible for maintaining international peace and developing friendly relations among nations, achieving international cooperation, and being a center for harmonizing the actions of nations.

United Nations scholarships are offered to international students, by United Nations for study or research purposes. These are also called as financial aid and many times the financial aid office of the United Nations deals with it. The UNU’s Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) offers an MSc degree program and a PhD degree program to produce scholars who will become key researchers in the field of sustainability science. The Japan Foundation offers the UNU Scholarship for outstanding applicants from developing countries who can demonstrate a need for financial assistance.

Masters Scholarships

The Master of Science in Sustainability programme is a two-year programme, which provides students with the knowledge and practical 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.

Eligibility

The programme is intended for recent graduates, professionals and practitioners who seek to meaningfully contribute to the work of governments, civil society, the private sector, and/or the UN and other international organizations in the area of sustainability.

Timeline

The programme starts in September, and by July of the second year students must complete the course requirements, obtaining at least 30 credits. Students can select courses from those offered by UNU-IAS, while also enjoying the opportunity to take courses at other leading universities in Japan such as the University of Tokyo, Sophia University, International Christian University, and Yokohama National University.

Masters Degree Scholarships provided through Japan Foundation for UNU (JFUNU)

The JFUNU scholarship provides a monthly allowance of 120,000 JPY for living expenses for a maximum of 24 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.
*The amount of monthly allowance has been changed to 120,000 JPY effective.

Eligibility

    1. Applicants must be persons from developing countries* who can demonstrate a need for financial assistance
    2. Applicants who are currently living in Japan under a working visa are NOT eligible for the scholarship
  1. Applicants who want to pursue a second master’s degree at UNU-IAS are not eligible for the scholarship.

PhD Scholarship

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.

Timeline

The scholarship programme begins in September, and by July of their third year students are expected to complete all of the course requirements, obtaining at least 14 credits. Students can select courses from those offered by UNU-IAS, while also enjoying the opportunity to take courses at other leading universities in Japan such as the University of Tokyo, Sophia University, and International Christian University.

 

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  1. I really interested to go study there .

  2. Need application form for this postgraduate scholarship.

    • It is good luck

    • Deng Garang Akech Daniel

      I am interested for studies, having completed my Masters in university of Nairobi 2014 & 2019 .kindly consider me upon your intake for PhD program 2022. And thanks again

      • Deng Garang Akech Daniel

        I did International Relations and International Conflict Management respectively at a Diplomatic school, University of Nairobi masters degrees, ready to pursue PhD program,under International Relations and Governance. Kindly for consideration.

  3. Interested in UN University Scholarship please email me more info on that

  4. I am a South Sudanese national and a graduate from the school of Law, University of Juba

    I am a citizen from developing country called South Sudan and I have interest in upgrading my LL.B

  5. My name is abdi isack husein iam refugee at Ethiopia iam requesting you to accept me to join in your education pls help me

  6. I wanna join you people

  7. I need your contact address.

    • Deng Garang Akech Daniel

      Sorry I did International Relations 2014 & International Conflict Management 2019 in the University of Nairobi (MASTERS DEGREES) I will be happy to pursue my PhD program.

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  9. This JFUNU Scholarship provided a diverse multicultural opportunity for developing countries like Papua New Guinea to venture and be part of the future Leaders who will contributing directly to the Sustainable Management on global environmental impacts of Climate Change that will affect future world population demand as far as Papua New Guinea is one of the least preserved tropical rainforest zone of the global apart from Amazon.
    As far as I am a Papua New Guinean, this UNU Scholarship is a pleasure for me upon that matter.

    Think Global, Saves the world.
    I will be more than appreciated to be part of this Scholarship Program as I have been part of the United Nations Reforestation Program, ‘Green Arm’ implemented by OISCA International Rabaul, Papua New Guinea.

  10. I trust to educate phd in medicine.

  11. Ngaleu youssa William

    Hi i am a medical doctor working in cameroon. I need additional Knowledge to part of a social and health actor

  12. I would like to follow My masters degree, @ any of your your college/University just to satisfy my need for knowledge, I am currently unable to attend my courses due to silence problem/outbreak of War, in my surroundings, I am always eager to learn with discipline. As I always believe this saying it’s better to learn and give life than to train and take one, thank you 😊

  13. I am Farah Jama Guled, Somaliland have graduated Master of Business administration also I contuining Master of Research at Burao University.
    And Iam seeking PhD

  14. My name is Farah Jama Guled,Somalilander,Graduated Master of Business Administration and also Continues Master of Science and Research last Semester.
    And looking for PhD chance for scholarship.

  15. I’m interested in your scholarship

  16. I’m interested to do my post graduate study in environment and conservation. How do I apply for a scholarship?

  17. I need application forms for this, please contact me on this email address

  18. thank you

  19. Really interested in this could it be mailed to me?

  20. Hello Dear!
    I am really eager to be offered this platform and please recognise my request kindly if possible.

  21. I would very pleasant if you give me chance to study public health bachelor degree and master degree in public health.

  22. I need application forms this, please contact me on this email address samuelniyonkuru800@gmail.com

  23. I need application forms to apply to this scholarship.

    • My name is Askye kena. I am Ethiopia national and gratuated 2010 by applied physics. I have 11 years experience by renewable energy.so i need to learn my MSC on your institution .pleas help me.

      • I am interested my names are Foday Theophilus Koroma from Freetown Sierra west Africa. I am an undergraduate from the University of Sierra leone I am reading Bachelor of Arts in peace and Development studies, I will like to study International to get more knowledge. I will be grateful if am allowed to study I promise to work hard and collaboratively to meet your institution demand. I hope to hear from you shortly. Contact number+23273187054/ 23277364005 email address fodaykoroma2015@gmail.com

  24. I am Basil Chukwu-eke from Nigeria I live and work in Accra Ghana . I need application form for LLM law.

    Basilchukwueke1@gmail.com
    +233549465991.

  25. I am by name Mr. Lony Gach Khor, a South Sudanese by nationality. I am so much willing to pursue my academic career if considered. Further inquiries, please don’t hesitate to each me via; gachbit1986@gmail.com

  26. Hi I’m interested in the post graduate program

    • I’m interested to do my post graduate study in environment and conservation. How do I apply for a scholarship?
      I’m Bovickjean
      Nationality Congalais
      Live in Uganda

    • Hi I’m interested Ms accounting

      • My name is Ayenew Bizuye,i live in Ethiopia,so that i am very interesting to learn scholarship in Master program,i have completed Bsc in Agriculture in Rural development and Agricultural Extension and BA in Business Management

  27. my name is Muktar Abdulahi I am Ethiopian. Post gr and I am very interesting to study United Nations scholarship

  28. My name is Tasfaye Fayera from Ethiopia,Oromia,Graduated Master of Environmental science and
    And looking for PhD chance for scholarship.

  29. My name is Tasfaye Fayera from Ethiopia,Oromia,Graduated Master of Environmental science
    And looking for PhD chance for scholarship.

  30. My name is Tasfaye Fayera from Ethiopia,Oromia,Graduated Master of Environmental science
    And looking for PhD chance for scholarship.

  31. Am very interested in your scholarships how can I apply for one

    • Deal all, I wish a happy new year,my name Tewedaj.B from Ethiopia 🇪🇹 ,public health professional,I am here looking for
      Public health PhD? how can I Appy for..

  32. Hi I’m interested Ms accounting

  33. Assem Tesfaw Ayelle

    I am working in UNIDO as a Chief Technical Advisor with ISA contract. I am holder of MSc in Rural Development Management and having best experience in developmental activities. By now I would like to increase my level of positive impacts at global level mainly in sustainable development. Hence please give me a chance to attain the PhD program,

  34. I will like to be part of the study

  35. Hi I’m Denis Ndifon from Cameroon. Bsc in Geography. I’m interested in masters degree program for environmental science.

  36. Damen Aregahagne Belete

    If i will get a chance i want to learn master of mathematics .

    • Hi
      I Will be glad if you grant me a scholarship, to forward my study in any of the above countries named. Area of study, Bsc Hon in Agribusiness and Management.

  37. I am interested to go study there. For MBsc Agriculture.
    I currently living in South Sudan.

  38. My name is hirpasa Abera,i have BA cooperative business management in Ambo univarsity garaduation in january 28/2021.i am intrested in MA .

  39. I am very much interested. Please

    • Morris S. Karnga

      Hello,
      Am from West Africa, Liberia I’m very much interested want study Statistical Mathematics as Master.
      I am currently rendering service as a classroom teacher in the field of Mathematics ; And want to advance my career in said discipline.

  40. I am very much interested. Please help me.

  41. Deng Garang Akech Daniel

    Diplomatic skills and International Relations and Governance.

  42. Richard Ang'urae Lokoyan

    I am a Kenyan. I did BSc. Climate Change & Development with IT ( Second Class Honors, Upper Division ). I have interest in taking a masters degree with the help of your Scholarships. Kindly assist me with the relevant information concerning the Scholarship. Thanks and God Bless.

  43. I am interested to study Ph D. in Environmental science, if given the opportunity.

  44. I really do have interest in this international scholarship from the UN.

  45. Habtamu Abomsa from Ethiopia then If I get the chance to continues my PhD in hydraulics engineering , I am very happy to join your University.

  46. I would be very pleasant if you give me chance to study public health bachelor degree and master degree. God bless you all.

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