Applicants for the Master of Science in Sustainability are required to have met the following admission requirements by the application deadline in order to be considered:
• A strong interest in sustainability studies.
• Demonstrated commitment to study and understand global issues.
• A completed bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from a recognized university or institution of higher education in a field related to sustainability. Those who expect to graduate and have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent conferred before September 2017 may also apply.
• A GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale on the bachelor’s degree earned.
• English language proficiency. The minimum score requirements for English language qualifications required by UNU-IAS are: 600 in TOEFL – Paper-Based Testing (PBT); 100 in TOEFL – Internet-Based Testing (IBT); 7.0 in IELTS – Academic format.
The eligibility requirements for the scholarships are as follows:
• 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
More details and application form can be accessed here
During admission selection process, outstanding applicants from developing countries with financial need will be automatically considered as candidates for the award of the JFUNU scholarship. Thus, no separate scholarship application is necessary.
Your official application for admissions must be submitted through the online application form. Application deadline is 28 February 2017.