Apply For United Nations University Sustainability Scholarship

The United Nations University Sustainability Scholarship is a two-year program that provides students with the knowledge and practical skills they need to address sustainability issues.

The program takes an innovative, interdisciplinary approach, combining methods and resources from the scientific and social sciences, as well as the humanities.

The programme aims to produce the policymakers and researchers of tomorrow, who will be at the forefront of global efforts towards a more sustainable future. Studying at UNU-IAS brings the unique benefits of:

  • Collaborative research & practical experience,
  • A global university within the UN system, and
  • An international and interactive learning environment in central Tokyo.

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 organisations in the area of sustainability.

Eligibility Requirements for 2024 United Nations University Scholarship:

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants must be persons 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 are already enrolled in other postgraduate degree programmes are not eligible. This includes those who have already obtained a master’s degree at an institution other than UNU-IAS; and
  • Applicants must not be recipients of other scholarships concurrently.
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Benefits of 2024 United Nations University Scholarship

The United Nations University scholarship provides a monthly allowance of 120,000 JPY as a support package for a maximum of 24 months. The tuition fees may be waived for the scholarship recipients.

How to Apply for United Nations University Scholarship

To apply for the United Nations University Scholarship, follow the procedure below:

  • Review the checklist and prepare the application materials.
  • Register online (the link will be available here when the application period opens).
  • Receive an email from UNU-IAS Admissions Office with a link to the Application Form.
  • Submit the Application Form by the deadline
  • Receive an automatic email to confirm that the Admissions Office has received your application.

Deadline: January 28, 2024

APPLY HERE