UNU Rector’s Scholarship in USA 2022

UNU Rector’s Scholarship in USA 2022

Scholarship Description:
Under UNU Rector’s Scholarship in USA 2022 applications are being invited from eligible candidates. Developing Countries are eligible to apply for this program. The scholarship allows Masters level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at United Nations University . Interested candidates may apply for the scholarship as per set deadline. The application deadline is Open

Subjects offered and Degree Programs:
You can apply for All Subjects taught at United Nations University

Funded by: United Nations University.

The award of the scholarships listed below is based on application selection results. Only applicants that are accepted for enrolment in the UNU-IAS Master of Science in Sustainability programme can be considered as candidates for the scholarships. There is no separate application form for the scholarships 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 master’s degree programme.

Sponsor Value

The UNU Rector’s scholarship provides a monthly allowance of 130,000 JPY (subject to change) for living expenses for a maximum of 24 months. Travel costs to and from Japan will be covered by the scholarship. The tuition fees are covered by the donor for the scholarship recipients.

Eligibility Criteria
  • 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 want to pursue a second master’s degree at UNU-IAS are not eligible for the scholarship
  • Not a recipient of other concurrent scholarships
  • Applicants who demonstrated interest in the broader work of the United Nations

*Developing countries included in the latest OECD DAC list.

Additional Requirements
  • Recipients of the Rector’s Scholarship are required to write a short reflection on their learnings and experiences of their time at UNU. One written paper, totaling 400 words, is requested once a year. For the final paper, recipients are also encouraged to reflect on their future plans.
  • Recipients will agree to foster good collaboration with UNU such as through participating in activities, events and other opportunities offered at UNU and promoting UNU activities amongst the student body.
  • Recipients will agree to uphold the core values of the United Nations, such as integrity and respect for diversity.
Application Procedure

Students are required to register online to begin their admission process. Then, they will receive a link for the application. Scholarship application details will also be informed in time.