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United Nations University MSc in Sustainability (2023)

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United Nations University MSc in Sustainability (2023)

The United Nations University (UNU) offers a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Sustainability. The program focuses on providing students with a comprehensive understanding of the interconnected social, economic, and environmental challenges facing humanity and the planet. It covers a range of topics, including sustainable development, environmental management, climate change, and sustainable governance. The program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to develop and implement sustainable solutions in a variety of settings, including government, civil society, and the private sector. The program is offered by the UNU Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) and is based in Tokyo, Japan.

Scholarships:

Applicants who have been approved for enrollment in the UNU-IAS Master of Science in Sustainability program may be given one of the competitive scholarships listed below. Since it is a part of the primary online application form for admission, there is no separate application form for the scholarships. When submitting their applications for the master’s degree program, interested candidates must include all required information and documentation for the scholarships.

Japan Foundation for UNU (jfUNU) Scholarship

I. Coverage

For a maximum of 24 months, the jfUNU scholarship offers a support package that includes a monthly allowance of 120,000 JPY. The scholarship recipients may not have to pay tuition.

II. Eligibility Requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied by applicants:

  • Persons from developing countries* who can prove they need financial assistance are required to apply;
  • Applicants who are already enrolled in other postgraduate degree programs are also ineligible, as are those who are currently residing in Japan on a working visa. Those who have already earned a master’s degree from a university other than UNU-IAS are included in this. and
  • A concurrent recipient of another scholarship is not permitted for applicants.

The most recent OECD DAC list includes developing nations.

III. Additional Requirements

  • JFUNU Scholarship winners are asked to submit a brief essay to the donating organization detailing their experiences and lessons learned while attending UNU. Each recipient is asked to send a letter of gratitude to the donors before graduating, along with some thoughts on their future goals.
  • Recipients consent to promote collaboration with jfUNU by taking use of the organization’s events, programs, and other opportunities made available to the student body.

UNU Rector’s Scholarship

I. Coverage

The UNU Rector’s Scholarship grants a monthly allowance of 130,000 JPY (subject to change) for living expenses for a maximum of 24 months while covering the entire cost of tuition. Additionally included are fixed-priced travel expenses to and from Japan, as well as a research stipend. The student is responsible for paying additional expenses such visa processing fees and accident and health insurance.

II. Eligibility Requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied by applicants:

  • Persons from developing countries* who can prove they need financial assistance are required to apply;
  • Candidates must exhibit a clear interest in the United Nations’ larger mission;
  • The scholarship is NOT open to applicants who are presently residing in Japan on a work visa;
  • Candidates cannot apply if they are enrolled in another masters degree program already. Those who have already earned a master’s degree from a university other than UNU-IAS are included in this.
  • A concurrent recipient of another scholarship is not permitted for applicants.

The most recent OECD DAC list includes developing nations.

III. Additional Requirements

  • Each year, Rector’s Scholarship recipients are asked to prepare a 400-word essay outlining what they learned and experienced while attending UNU. Recipients are urged to consider their future goals for the final paper.
  • Recipients undertake to promote UNU activities within the student body and participate in events, activities, and other opportunities to develop partnership with UNU.
  • Recipients pledge to preserve the fundamental principles of the UN, including honesty and tolerance for diversity. (United Nations University )

Resona Bank Scholarship

I. Coverage

The Resona Bank scholarship gives a monthly stipend of 130,000 JPY (subject to change) for living expenses for a maximum of 24 months while covering the full cost of tuition. Travel expenses (up to JPY 260,000) to and from Japan are reimbursed, and a research allowance is given. The student is responsible for paying additional expenses such visa processing fees and accident and health insurance.

II. Eligibility Requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied by applicants:

  • Candidates must be nationals of a developing nation* and show a need for financial support;
  • applicants who have shown interest in the United Nations’ larger mission;
  • The scholarship is NOT open to applicants who are presently residing in Japan on a work visa;
  • Candidates cannot apply if they are enrolled in another masters degree program already. Those who have already earned a master’s degree from a university other than UNU-IAS are included in this.
  • A concurrent recipient of another scholarship is not permitted for applicants.

The most recent OECD DAC list includes developing nations.

Asian Development Bank–Japan Scholarship Program (ADB–JSP)

A few scholarships are available through the Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program for the UNU-IAS Master of Science in Sustainability program (ADB–JSP). The results of the application selection process determine the scholarship grant. Candidates for the ADB scholarship may only be those who have been accepted for enrollment in the UNU-IAS Master of Science in Sustainability program.

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I. Coverage

The scholarship will cover the whole cost of tuition, housing allowance, thesis research allowance, medical and accident insurance, books, and an instrument allowance. For the academic year 2022–2023, the monthly subsistence stipend for one person, including housing, is JPY 147,000. (subject to change). For the most direct route from the scholar’s country to Tokyo Narita International Airport, an economy class flight will also be offered. (United Nations University )

The ADB website has additional information.

II. Eligibility Requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied by applicants:

  • ADB-JSP Scholarship applicants must be citizens of a developing nation that is a borrowing member of the Asian Development Bank. Applicants from nations that are no longer borrowing from the ADB are not eligible. For a complete list of nations that qualify, please refer to Appendix 1);
  • a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with exceptional academic credentials (applicants from Nepal, Bangladesh, or Pakistan who have only 16 years of education and a Master’s degree earned in their home country will only be eligible for admission with a Master’s degree that is equivalent to a Japanese Bachelor’s degree);
  • at the time of application, have at least two years of full-time, professional employment (gained after receiving a degree from a university);
  • English communication abilities, both oral and written, sufficient to pursue courses;
  • at the time of application, not older than 35;
  • in excellent health;
  • should be willing to do so after finishing the program’s educational requirements;
  • The Scholarship is not open to Executive Directors, Alternate Directors, ADB management and staff, consultants, or relatives of those individuals;
  • The ADB-JSP scholarship is not available to applicants who live or work outside of their country of residence, with the exception of those who do so in ADB developing member nations;
  • Candidates enrolled in postgraduate degree programs already are ineligible. This includes applicants who have never studied abroad, who already hold a master’s degree from a university other than UNU-IAS, and who are not currently receiving any other scholarships or financial aid for their studies.

III. Application Documents

In addition to the application materials needed by UNU-IAS, interested applicants should submit the following paperwork. The following documents should be uploaded or sent as soon as the admissions office requests them.

  • Information Sheet for ADB-JSP
  • certificates showing the applicant’s yearly income
  • Income certification for the family (parents’ income if they are single or spouse’s income if they are married)
  • a certificate of employment attesting to two years of full-time employment

Note: Each income certificate must be written in English with a signature or a stamp and reflect annual income in both your home currency and US dollars. Only authorized certificates issued by government organizations should be submitted. Please provide a certificate from a local organization, business, or government, with a signature or a stamp as appropriate, for parents who are retired, jobless, or deceased.

The Japan Educational Exchanges and Services (JEES) Scholarship

I. Coverage

For a maximum of 24 months, the scholarships will pay 50,000 JPY in living expenses. The student is responsible for paying all related expenses, including those for getting to and from Japan, managing visas, and health and accident insurance. (United Nations University )

The annual tuition charge of $10,000 will not be waived.

II. Eligibility requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied by applicants:

  • Candidates must be citizens of one of the developing nations indicated in Appendix 2.
  • The award is not open to applicants who will receive more than 50,000 JPY from other financing sources.
  • The applicant must be a “student” in order to reside in Japan.

Those who have participated in volunteer work or other initiatives that promote international collaboration will be given preference. Candidates that are open to participating in such activities are also welcome to apply. (United Nations University )

Candidates must keep the organization informed of their career advancement after graduating.

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  1. Apply for the United Nations University’s MSc in Sustainability by clicking here (2023)
  2. For information on scholarships for the United Nations University MSc in Sustainability, click here (2023)

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